CalgaryNEXT was killed in 2017. The Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic bid was killed in 2018. But City Council is once again looking at the possibility of building a new arena to replace the aging Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Canadian Premier League is making plans to start play in the spring of 2019, with seven teams across the country lined up to compete in the newest pro soccer league to form in Canada. The Calgary franchise, Cavalry FC, will be playing their home games at Spruce Meadows.
In a unanimous vote on Monday, Calgary’s City Council voted to kill their bid process for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Six days after Calgarians said no to the Olympic bid in a plebiscite, City Council decided to follow the wishes of their citizenry and shut the project down.
The 2026 Winter Olympics bid by the City of Calgary might be dead in the water.
In press conferences today, the National Lacrosse League announced that Halifax, NS is gaining a franchise and that a new expansion franchise will be forming in Rochester, NY.