Tag: Canada


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


‘Removable roof not apt for Olympic Stadium’

Canada Montreal Olympic Stadium roof renovation

The Olympic Park (Canada) is working overtime to replace the stadium roof. The team in charge of the project is presently preparing the business case with support from the Quebec Infrastructure Society and the Ministry of Tourism. The 66,308-capacity Olympic Stadium is a multipurpose stadium in... » Read more


Vaccination exercise begins in Montreal venue

Olympic Stadium Montreal to become vaccination center

Vaccination sites are now operational in the Montreal area in Canada, and the elderly population lined up on Monday to get their jabs. The vaccination exercise started at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium on March 1st, 2021. Mass COVID-19 vaccine rollout has started in several parts of the world with... » Read more