Posts Tagged ‘calgary’

Calgary opts to cut public services as it subsidizes hockey billionaires..

July 23, 2019

Really, what can one say about the deal the City of Calgary struck with the Flames professional hockey club yesterday for the former Cowtown’s taxpayers to subsidize half the cost of a new arena for the team to the tune of $225 million at the same moment as this city slashes $60 million from its budgets for fire, transit, affordable housing and police services?

http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/alberta-diary/2019/07/calgary-opts-cut-public-services-it-subsidizes-hockey

Devastating Floods Wreak Havoc in Alberta, Canada

June 25, 2013