Halifax Skating Oval Could Be Kept for 50 Cents to $2 per Use (A Cost-Benefit Analysis)

Halifax Skating Oval

For about $1 of tax per person per year, or a $2 (toonie) charge per use, the Halifax Skating Oval can be sustained, at the highest cost estimates. It could be as low as 50 cents per use. I’m not encouraging this, but if paying for use of the Oval were a last resort, it could be very affordable and definitely worth its value!

There’s a big debate on whether or not to keep the Canada Winter Games Skating Oval on the Halifax Commons (CBC, Jan 4 2011). A lot of the public is enjoying the facility, but the worry is the cost of maintaining the Oval after the Canada Games are over. The hope is that business support can be found to pay the costs, rather than increasing taxes or having to charge skaters. However, that’s a political solution. This analysis looks at the business case of keeping the oval if the public had to pay for it.

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Vancouver Canucks iPad Wallpapers (1024 x 1024 pixels)

Below are some with the NHL Vancouver Canucks team logos. I only make wallpapers with team logos because players change too often these days.

I try to design these wallpapers for a variety of tastes and usages. I hope you’ll be able to find one you like.

Please click here to see the various iPad wallpapers on this site.

Please click here for Vancouver Canucks desktop wallpapers on this site

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