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Flames' CalgaryNEXT proposal could cost $1.8 billion, double original estimate, says city report

The Calgary Flames’ ambitious vision to build a professional and amateur sports complex in the West Village hit a major roadblock Wednesday following the release of a city analysis showing CalgaryNEXT could cost ultimately about $1.8 billion and have taxpayers pay up to two-thirds of the tab. 844 more words

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Meat Loaf and Peter Cetera set Edmonton dates, Billy Idol and Duran Duran don't

Six years ago, Meat Loaf was supposed to perform at Rexall Place. The gig was initially postponed after he caught the flu, then cancelled outright due to a “variety of logistical details.” … 239 more words

Music

Sales to Calgary concerts fell in 2015, but city still flocking to theatres and other venues

Calgarians may be right to complain about the world’s big concerts skipping our fair city, but we’re holding our own when it comes to theatres, fairs and festivals. 309 more words

Calgary

’It’s a way more entertaining game now’: Longtime linesman Mike Cvik reflects on 29 years in the NHL

CALGARY – Longtime NHL linesman Mike Cvik thinks NHL hockey has only gotten better with age.

“All the players are very skilled,” Cvik said. “They’re bigger, stronger, faster. 303 more words

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