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PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2008 3:39 pm 
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The CFL today. 8 teams.

Team-City-Stadium-Capacity-Founded
East Division
Hamilton Tiger-Cats-Hamilton, Ontario-Ivor Wynne Stadium-28743-1950
Montreal Alouettes-Montreal, Quebec-Molson Stadium/Olympic Stadium-20,202/65,255-1946
Toronto Argonauts-Toronto, Ontario-Rogers Centre-52230-1873
Winnipeg Blue Bombers-Winnipeg, Manitoba-Canad Inns Stadium-29533-1930
West Division----
B.C. Lions-Vancouver, BC-BC Place Stadium-59841-1954
Calgary Stampeders-Calgary, Alberta-McMahon Stadium-37700-1935
Edmonton Eskimos-Edmonton, Alberta-Commonwealth Stadium-60081-1949
Saskatchewan Roughriders-Regina, Saskatchewan-Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field-28800-1910

A ninth Franchise has been awarded to long-time CFL city Ottawa to begin play in 2010. This may or may not be named the Ottawa Renegades.

Ottawa Renegades-Ottawa,Ontario-Frank Clair Stadium-26,559-1876/2002

Canadian cities mentioned as potential candidates or that have recently campaigned for expansion slots:

Halifax
Moncton
Quebec City
London
Windsor


Should the CFL expand and if so, where should they expand?


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PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2008 5:01 pm 
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Canadian Cities

City - Metro population

current cities
Hamilton, Ontario-700K
Montreal, Quebec-3.6M
Toronto, Ontario-5.5M
Winnipeg, Manitoba-700K
Vancouver, BC-2.3M
Calgary, Alberta-1.1M
Edmonton, Alberta-1.0M
Regina, Saskatchewan-201K

2010 expansion
Ottawa, Ontario-1.2M

Mentioned Possible expansion cities
Halifax, Nova Scotia- 400K
Moncton, New Brunswick- 130K
Quebec City, Quebec -700K
London, Ontario-460k
Windsor, Ontario-320K

Other large Cities that might make sense for expansion
Mississauga, Ontario-704K
Brampton, Ontario-430K
Surrey, British Columbia-400K
Laval, Quebec -370K
Victoria, British Columbia-330K

Might we see another US expansion? What was the failing of the first US expansion? Too many teams? Too Few?


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