In This Corner: Names for ex-Capital Ex fail to inspire, but still ….

Northlands is trying to get the public engaged in renaming its annual summer fair by holding a naming contest to replace the unloved title Capital Ex, which itself replaced the loved-only-by-old-people Klondike Days. The names that Northlands has offered up are a fairly uninspired lot, which is perfect considering that the ex-Capital Ex is a ...

In This Corner: On Mandel’s ‘What, Me Worry?’ attitude, and the ex-Capital Ex.

The city of Edmonton continued its arena tease last week, releasing the latest renderings of the new hockey pleasure palace. It took exactly one day before it was declared “world class” by the typically rapturous coverage of the Edmonton Journal. Of course, anything built in Edmonton these days is immediately dubbed “world class”; apparently “Canadian ...