Ideas for the Ti-Cats
Here are some ideas that I have thought of. Some are expensive, others are ‘last resort’ options. What do you think??
- Take the money the Governments are giving to build a new stadium and put in the bank. Build a temporary stadium (the Empire Field stadium cost $14.4 million to build and then remove, and do we really need a roof?) at the West Harbour location. Play there for a couple of years, hold the Pan Am games there, and then decide, if all parties can live with the location. If all are in agreement, the Ti-Cats move back to Ivor Wynne for as long as it takes to build a new stadium with the money in the bank.
- Build a temporary stadium at Confederation Park to see if that location is viable. Again if it doesn’t work out, the Cats can always go back to Ivor Wynne.
Move the team. (permanently or temporarily-move back when city council gets their act together) Build a temporary stadium in London (this is the only way that London will get a team. There will be no expansion in Southern Ontario, in my opinion).
-Play in Ottawa.
-Play in Moncton (expand Moncton stadium)
-Explore Quebec City
- Sell the Team. I can’t see this happening, but you never know. Maybe the Lansdowne Live group would want to buy a good team. But then, the CFL doesn’t get their $7 million expansion fee.
- Shared stadium with the Argos. This has been debated to death.