- The fact that we're still going to games on Maroons Rd.
For every year we stayed there after property values skyrocketed, Winnipeg Enterprises lost millions in revenues that could have been realized by operating a new stadium somewhere else. That alone is justification for dissolving the board. We're talking management accounting 101 here--the board's inaction indicates a complete lack of business sense.
- The current BoD did not act in the best interest of its co-owners, the citizens of Winnipeg, and offered no resistance to a hostile takeover bid by David Asper.
They clearly have a conflict of interest, as many board members would hope and expect to reap the financial benefits of working for a billionaire media mogul. David Asper also has had business dealings with Mayor Katz, who is a walking conflict of interest himself (Goldeyes, Crocus, City Hall).
- CEO and President Lyle Bauer defies logic as he retains the services of Doug Berry and Kit Cartwright, who have a regular season record of 4-12 since other CFL teams figured out our our vanilla offense that has featured no significant changes or half-time adjustments. The last game was won with Kevin Glenn calling his own plays.
Not only is Doug Berry psychologically abusive to his players and staff, but he is incompetent. Bauer's decision to stand pat feeds speculation about a potential conflict of interest. Maybe Bauer is tanking this season so that the general public will be led to believe that public ownership is bad for the Bombers and that David Asper is a "white knight," when in actuality it is the current BoD that is bad for the Bombers, not public ownership itself. David Asper is no white knight. He wants a sweetheart land development deal like True North got. The Bombers don't need David Asper to become prosperous; we only require sound business management--something the Bombers haven't had in years.[url=http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/bombers-for-communityownership]http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/bomber ... yownership[/url]