Tag: Canada

Vancouver change of mind on 2026 FIFA event

Vancouver back in the race for hosting FIFA World Cup 2026

Vancouver (Canada) is seemingly back in the reckoning vis-à-vis the 2026 FIFA World Cup™. The ‘Global News’ stated that three years after turning down the opportunity to be a potential Host City for the 2026 Men’s FIFA World Cup™, the Premier of British Columbia, John Horgan, now says... » Read more

Montréal exit FIFA 2026 Host Cities pool

Montreal withdraws as host candidate for 2026

The City of Montréal (Canada) has withdrawn from the pool of possible Canadian Host Cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™. An announcement in this regard was made on July 6th. The ‘MLS’ stated that costs to taxpayers were cited by Québec Government officials as the reason behind Montreal... » Read more

Toronto venue sets record vaccination drive

Toronto Arena delivers over 25000 vaccine doses in 1 day

A mass vaccination clinic held at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto (Canada) on June 27th administered close to 27,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, setting a new North American single-day record. ‘Toronto City News’ stated that public health officials say 26,771 jabs were given to more than 25,000... » Read more

Canada’s Bell MTS Place (ring) in new name

Winnipeg Jets arena naming rights

Coinciding with Canada Day on July 1st, the Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg (Canada) – the arena that lodges the National Hockey League (NHL) team Winnipeg Jets and their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Manitoba Moose – will get a new name – Canada Life Centre. Although the... » Read more

BC Place set the tone to greet fans back

Canada BC place prepares for return of fans

BC Place (Canada) is ready to safely welcome fans and events back into the stadium this year with strict COVID-19 protocols in place. ‘Global News’ stated that BC Place Stadium has not had fans for a sporting event since the Rugby Sevens last March. BC Place is now getting ready to greet... » Read more

Will Flames arena plans go up in ‘flames’?

Canada Calgary Flames arena paused

The multimillion dollar arena deal (new arena for the Calgary Flames) between the City of Calgary (Canada) and the owners of the professional ice hockey team Calgary Flames has hit the pause button over “a difference in the current budget estimate and the program requirements for the... » Read more

Canada City Saskatoon on CPL expansion radar

Canadian Premier League announces expansion

The Canadian Premier League (CPL) recently announced that they have awarded the exclusive rights for a CPL expansion club to Living Sky Sports and Entertainment Inc. (LSSE), a Saskatchewan (Canada)-based company. The launch of an expansion club is contingent upon LSSE delivering a soccer-specific... » Read more

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