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All too rarely, a news story reaffirms faith in humanity. Learning that some people who run businesses in the inner city quietly help out fellow Edmontonians who are homeless or hungry for their next meal qualifies in spades.
Local group Myesports Ventures Ltd. is proud to announce The Gaming Stadium, a first-of-its-kind esports stadium in Canada, being built in Richmond, British Columbia, with an opening date in 2019. The Gaming Stadium will be custom-built with one goal in mind: to provide a community-driven location that is open for players of all ages and skill levels to watch and participate year-round. "Today is an exciting day for me and the entire team at The Gaming Stadium. We have been working hard to get this off the ground," said CEO Dan Cybak. "Our team is made up of people who have been organizing and participating in tournaments in this city for years. We have built a group that covers all aspects of esports. This facility is truly built by gamers for gamers." "We are focused on more than top-level players or hosting major events. We are aiming to cultivate the next great gamers as we will be holding leagues for all skill levels while also offering coaching for those who want to take their skills to the next level," said COO Matthew Low. "We are going to be the Little League, Junior League and Major League home of all things esports in Vancouver."
Fourteen prospective cannabis retailers have applied to set up shop in Red Deer. Erin Stuart, Inspections and Licensing Manager for The City of Red Deer, says 11 them came on the first day applications were accepted.
A recent Statistics Canada report paints a dark picture of gun violence in Saskatchewan.