Tag: Montreal


Montreal venue decaying roof ring alarm bells

USD870m for Montral stadium new roof

The Quebec Government says it will spend $870 million to replace the decaying roof of Montreal’s Olympic Stadium in Canada, warning that if nothing is done the sports complex will have to close permanently within two years. ‘Montreal Gazette’ stated that the Tourism Minister, Caroline Proulx,... » Read more


Canada Olympic Stadium roof saga gets murkier

Montreal Olympic Stadium renovation update July 2023

Nearly six years after plans to replace the roof of the iconic Olympic Stadium in Montreal (Canada) were announced, those plans are changing drastically and, as a result, the cost of the work is expected to balloon. ‘CBC News’ stated that in 2017, the Quebec Government under the former Premier... » Read more


Montreal venue roof replacement hang fire

Montreal Olympic Stadium renovation delayed again

For years, Montreal (Quebec, Canada) has been patiently awaiting a roof replacement for the Olympic Stadium. Now, for the third time, it’s been told it will have to wait even longer than expected. The ‘CBC’ stated that according to a spokesperson for the Olympic Park, the current state of the... » Read more


MLB nix Tampa Bay Rays season split plan

MLB rejects Tampa Bay Rays plan to play in Montreal

The American professional baseball team Tampa Bay Rays’ proposed plan to split the season between Florida (US) and Montreal (Canada) has been rejected by Major League Baseball (MLB). The ‘CBC Sports’ stated that Rays Principal Owner Stuart Sternberg announced the news on January 20th –... » Read more


Montreal in no mood to fund ‘Devil Rays’ home

Tampa Bay Rays stadium update October 2021

A new billboard off of a Tampa (US) freeway sends a crisp and clear message to fans of the American professional baseball team Tampa Bay Rays: Montreal isn’t going to pay for their stadium. The ‘Newsweek’ stated that the billboard was recently installed, and every minute the words flash... » 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The City of Montréal (Canada) has withdrawn from the pool of possible Canadian Host Cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™.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


‘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


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