Would be nice to see them resurrect CFL Week in conjunction with the combine and various other attractions as they have done in the past. Halifax or another Atlantic province location would be an excellent host city.
St Johns Nfld would be another. Excellent excuses for a reason to travel.
I'm glad to see they're organizing grassroots clinics with Football Nova Scotia, as well as regional tours and Discover Halifax. I'd like to see these types of events connected with CFL Week and the combine in the future.
Can't wait for the day when the league expands to the East coast and the CFL officially will be represented by teams coast to coast. In my opinion, nothing more Canadian than the CFL and can't wait for the new season. Go Blue Bombers.
Interesting stats - they say that there are 550k CFL fans in the Atlantic region and 52% are Argo fans and 24% would likely attend a local event.
If the stats are true then there are more Argo fans in the Atlantic region than in the Ontario region. If they get funding for a stadium then move the Argos there.
I too am very happy to see football being played again on the east coast. Can anyone tell me what happened to the plan that looked like a team was to be established in Halifax, prior to the pandemic? Is this idea now dead, or is it still cooking?
It's apparently still cooking to some degree, but there's been no public announcement about just what stage things are at. Maybe we'll get some more concrete info in July?
The prospective owners had secured $20 million from Halifax for the stadium and were scheduled to meet with provincial officials to ask for more when Covid arrived and put everything CFL related on the backburner.