Tag Archives: SAIT Polytechnic

Breaking ground downtown: A new Canadian trend?

by DJ Kelly November 20, 2007

In an earlier post I talked about Vancouver’s newly announced $71 million plans to update their downtown east side into an arts campus with state of the art performance spaces and the like. I meant to mention this at the time, but it just so happens that one day earlier Montreal made a similar $120 […]

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Breaking ground downtown: A Tale of Two Cities

by DJ Kelly November 14, 2007

Well this sure sounds familiar. While Simon Fraser University, Vancouver and the British Columbia government are putting their money where their mouths are by undertaking a massive downtown arts education campus, Calgary’s similar Urban Campus Initiative appears to have stalled. The two projects seem similar except there appears to be more of an arts focus […]

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Lest I forget

by DJ Kelly November 8, 2007

For those of you that don’t know: Remembrance Day is this Sunday. (A little ironic if you forgot, isn’t it?) This a day taken for granted by many in my generation because we’ve never experienced war. I can’t even imagine what it was like to see fathers or sons off on a train or streamliner […]

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