In This Corner: We’re shocked, shocked that Katz wants more.

I’m shocked, shocked to hear that Daryl Katz wants more money for the new arena, just the way Major Renault was “shocked, shocked” to find that gambling was going on in Rick’s Café in Casablanca. Back in July, when word came down that the “iconic” project (it can’t really be an icon until it’s built ...

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 ...