WebStamp January 10, 2018

Save The Iconic Saddledome Survey

The Olympic Saddledome is slated to be removed from the Calgary Skyline after 2030. The saddle shape is an iconic reflection of what Calgary is all about, the wild west and innovation, and eliminating it would be a scar on Calgary’s image. This is your chance to voice your opinion on saving one of Calgary's Iconic Landmarks. Read the following articles and make your choice.​

The originally named "Olympic Saddledome" has been an integral part of Calgary’s character and vision for over 30 years. It deserves to remain as a representation of Calgary for many more years to come. What is your opinion?


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Marinus (René) Verschuren
Marinus (René) Verschuren
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René has been involved in the publishing and printing industry since the 1970s. He has published and distributed a successful 24-page weekly news advertiser with a circulation of 4400 copies. Also for the last 20 years, he has been a printer, plotter, scanner and 3D printer technician and installer. Since High School, he also has worked as a janitor, cabinet maker, building construction, landscaper/designer, computer operator producing microfiche, graphic artist, and webmaster, among many other professions. This qualifies him as a Jack-of-All-Trades with plenty of knowledge in many subjects.
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