The reason ticket prices cannot remain the same or (better yet) be reduced is simply because running a professional football team, and putting on 10 major home events at Ivor Wynne, keeps becoming more expensive every year.
The Ticats are committed to winning this year, and we will spend the money necessary to achieve this. This will include more expensive GMs, Coordinators, Quarterbacks, Receivers, and whoever and whatever else is required.
"Official" inflation rates are around 4% every year, year after year. But unofficial estimates of inflation are much higher. This Globe and Mail columnist's take on the "real" rate of inflation is north of 8% annually:[url=http://www.globeadvisor.com/servlet/ArticleNews/story/gam/20071201/STBUYSIDE01]http://www.globeadvisor.com/servlet/Art ... TBUYSIDE01[/url]