As many people have learned, Edmonton is talking about blowing 1/5th of a million dollars on a dome over Churchill Square.

Battle of Alberta has their take: look for my "too lazy to sign in" comment at 8:05pm.

At work today somebody pointed out the semi-obvious:

The geodesic dome could even be used to house homeless people overnight, Krushell suggested. “It’s got serious potential for a lot of different uses.”
Er, and why would homeless people, who already inhabit Churchill Square begging for change, leave during the day when they can harrass pedestrians in warmth?