Tag: Canada

Surrey Mayor venue plans termed poll gimmick

Canada new stadium proposed for Surrey

The Mayor of Surrey (British Columbia, Canada), Doug McCallum, has never been shy about thinking big, and with a municipal election on the horizon, he’s talking big. ‘The Province’ stated that recently, during a breaking-ground ceremony in Cloverdale (town center in the City of Surrey,... » Read more

Populous touch to Rogers Centre rejig plans

Toronto's Rogers Centre renovation

The Toronto Blue Jays (Canada) unveiled on July 28th the scope and first renderings of a multiyear $300 million privately-funded renovation that will transform Rogers Centre from a stadium into a ballpark through a series of projects focused on modernizing the fan experience and building... » Read more

Toronto FC ‘banks’ on BMO; renews partnership

Toronto FC naming rights

The Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit Toronto FC (Canada) has signed a 10-year extension of its foundational partnership with the Bank of Montreal (BMO) Financial Group. ‘Sportings’ stated that the renewal will allow BMO to remain the main shirt sponsor of the Maple Leaf Sports &... » Read more

Top US-based entities to build Senators home

New land for Ottawa Senators arena

Recently, the Canadian professional ice hockey team Ottawa Senators were unveiled as the preferred bidder for the arena parcel at LeBreton Flats (neighborhood in Ottawa, Canada). The team also announced that it was partnering with Live Nation, Sterling Project Development, Tipping Point Sports, and... » Read more

Plush-palatial look for FirstOntario Centre

OVG first Canadian project

When Los Angeles-based Oak View Group (OVG), a global sports and entertainment company, went looking for its first arena project North of the border, it found its sweet spot in Hamilton. ‘The Globe and Mail’ stated that the 19,000-capacity FirstOntario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum) may have... » Read more

FIFA 2026 show hit-and-miss Host Cities

FIFA host cities for 2026 World Cup announced

A significant milestone on the road to the FIFA World Cup 2026™ was reached on June 16th as the 16 Host Cities that are due to stage matches at the first edition of football’s showpiece to feature 48 teams were unveiled by FIFA. The ‘FIFA’ stated that the highly anticipated announcement was... » Read more

Toronto, Vancouver FIFA 2026 show Host Cities

2 cities confirmed for 2026 FIFA World Cup

The high-stakes contest to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ has its first two winners. The ‘FRONT OFFICE SPORTS’ stated that Toronto and Vancouver (Canada) have reportedly been selected to host 10 games between them in the 48-team global tournament. Edmonton (Canada) is reportedly out of the... » Read more