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    The mayor of Calgary in discussion with citizens.
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    Chu laughing his ass off probably.

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    Any bets who lasts longer on council? Chu or Gondek.
    Haha Chu's probably thinking this arena debacle has been a blessing since it's taken the heat off of him

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    Old arenas are so much better. The last two brand new arenas I've been to, which are "climate pledge" in Seattle and Chase Center in SF, were a big step back in terms of comfort. They build them like airliners now and cram in as many seats as possible as tightly as possible. There is really no benefit for fans IMO. Also, you guys keep electing retards wtf.

    That said, governments shouldn't pay for arenas. It's a scam every time and it's not the job of government.

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    Old arenas are so much better. The last two brand new arenas I've been to, which are "climate pledge" in Seattle and Chase Center in SF, were a big step back in terms of comfort. They build them like airliners now and cram in as many seats as possible as tightly as possible. There is really no benefit for fans IMO. Also, you guys keep electing retards wtf.

    That said, governments shouldn't pay for arenas. It's a scam every time and it's not the job of government.
    I still don’t get why Seattle chose “climate pledge” arena when “the thunberg dome” was available
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    Saskatoon can definitely support an NHL team, the current arena just needs some retrofits. Jets were considering a few games there.
    No it canít. It doesnít have near the corporate support, or population. This has been discussed before. A hockey team in Saskatoon will fail because no one will travel 2-4 hours, on a Tuesday, in the winter to watch a game. Riders work so well because itís 10 home games a year (or whatever the total - not a CFL guy).

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    So she's banned? For reals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by suntan View Post
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    So she's banned? For reals?
    From two pages ago:
    https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/co...ext-arena-deal
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    I almost shat myself after eating way too much at lunch with @killramos so ya, we can start the diaper thread now.

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    Kert has more details. I haven't been following.
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    I almost shat myself after eating way too much at lunch with @killramos so ya, we can start the diaper thread now.

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    Rofl. I haven’t been following either.

    When do the group therapy sessions start?

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    Glad we got a more collaborative mayor that have everyone working together. Harmony, unison, love.
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    I almost shat myself after eating way too much at lunch with @killramos so ya, we can start the diaper thread now.

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    Governments are fantastic resources, full of smart competent people, and they should be entrusted with taking our money and spending it wisely.

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    So collaborative. Such woke. Very competent.
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    If you think I have been trying to present myself as intellectually superior, then you truly are a dimwit.
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    guessing who I might be, psychologizing me with your non existent degree.

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    Councillor Penner is not correct. You can vote in camera, it just eventually has to be voted on in open council because in camera is not binding to the corporation. Decisions surrounding negotiations for things like this are discussed and voted on in camera all the time because you cannot discuss negotiations in open council and give away information.

    I have been in a few council in camera meetings. While this may not be explicitly voted on, it's still quite possible that Council all said this. It's just not technically binding when it's in camera.

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