Ladies and gentlemen, there has been a lot of chatter around these parts regarding the CalgaryNEXT project, which includes the proposed future home of your Calgary Flames.
In the interest of keeping things tidy and easy-to-follow in the weeks, months and (perhaps) years that this project will span, we’ve aggregated together everything we’ve done to-date on the subject. It’ll be updated from time to time, particularly when there’s news on the subject, so feel free to bookmark this page.
- Flames announce plans to…announce their plans
- Examining the political aspect, with some discussion of the Federal Contaminated Sites Remediation Act and the city’s plans to (eventually) overhaul Crowchild Trail
- Pure, unabashed speculation and the compilation of wish-lists
ANNOUNCEMENT AND INITIAL REACTION
ANALYSIS OF THE PROPOSAL
- Kent’s epic “How To Think Critically About CalgaryNEXT”
- Not ours, but also required reading: Katie Baker at Grantland deconstructs the proposal in the context of other recent stadium and arena deals