Edmonton Arena


'It Can't Drag On Forever'

EDMONTON - A spokesman for Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz refused to say Wednesday if the pharmacy magnate will put up more money to rescue a new arena project for his NHL team. John Karvellas also...

Katz To Resume Talks For Edmonton Arena

EDMONTON - The deal to build a new arena for the NHL's Edmonton Oilers rose from the dead Wednesday, but remains a long way from getting back on its feet.City councillors voted to resume talks with Oi...

From Showdown To Standoff

EDMONTON - The showdown between the Edmonton Oilers and the city over a new downtown arena became a staring contest Wednesday after the mayor insisted the team appear before council to clear the air o...

Edmonton's Transformation and our Arena Debate

So where does this put me now? I am right back on the fence, with a growing group of citizens, who think the Katz Group needs to communicate exactly how they fit into a greater community. They'll do that by making me trust their owner cares as much for the non-hockey fan than they do their direct customers and shareholder. I'd never ask for something so seemingly "social" from a business, operating under a privately funded model. But the Oilers are not that.

No More Money For You, Katz

The City of Edmonton is rejecting a request from The Katz Group for more money to help build the proposed downtown arena. Katz Group executive vice-president John Karvellas said in a statement Wednes...