The only way we can afford to fund a stadium is if it is an investment in our city. The only way that a stadium can be an investment is if it is located downtown.
We cannot afford to spend our limited public resources on a location that will benefit a handful of private players. We cannot afford to build in a spot on the fringe of the city that promises to suck away public dollars through infrastructure costs for the lifetime of the stadium.
The Longest Yard - Seizing the Pan Am Opportunity
The Ivor Wynne proposal was offered up and accepted because it was cheaper, not because it was better. Now it's not even cheaper.
Committe Of The Whole Meeting, September 14
An important Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting will be held September 14 to discuss the recommendation of placing the Pan Am Games Stadium at the McMaster Innovation Park.
White Star Retractable Roof Proposal
With all the focus on City Council and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, it's sometimes easy to forget that another group of developers stepped forward a few weeks ago with an alternative vision for the West Harbour.