Archives For September 2017

Should be a fun month

September 18, 2017 — Leave a comment

It takes a lot of courage to put your name on a ballot, hats off to every single person who has put their name forward for election. Good luck to all of you and may the best candidate(s) win! -JL

With three open races and several burning civic issues, there will be no shortage of names on the ballot for those casting ballots for city council when voters go to the polls next month. No fewer than 76 city council hopefuls have thrown their hats in the municipal ring for the Oct. 16 election, which…

via Nomination day: With three open races candidates line up for city council seats — Calgary Herald

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Seattle Flames…?

September 12, 2017 — Leave a comment

I don’t actually think that the Flames will leave Calgary, but it is a smart move by Ken King to come out and do this during an election. It is an election issue now that will need to be addressed whether Mayoral Candidates like it or not. Things are about to get very interesting…. -JL

The Calgary Flames are no longer going to pursue a new arena in Calgary, Flames President and CEO Ken King said during a news conference with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman in Calgary on Tuesday. After months of talks with Calgary officials, King said it became clear the city has no genuine interest in helping build a new…

via ‘It’s not going to work’: Flames dropping pursuit of new Calgary arena — Calgary Herald

 

PENTICTON, B.C. — Calgary Flames first-rounder Juuso Valimaki figures there might have been a few tears back home in Finland. There should have been a lot of smiles, too. The 18-year-old Valimaki was among the standouts for the Flames in Friday’s opening clash at the 2017 Young Stars Classic, finding the back of the net…

via Valimaki impresses in first clash for Flames in Young Stars Classic — Calgary Herald