Monday, March 9, 2009

Expansion Of Molson Stadium Going Ahead

The new south stands. Photograph by: Courtesy Montreal Alouettes, Courtesy Montreal Alouettes

From The Montreal Gazette:

On a brilliant Sunday afternoon, with nary a cloud in the sky and the hint of spring just around the corner, Alouettes president Larry Smith stood on a terrace at Molson Stadium, proud and relieved after years of endless meetings and requests.

“Were there stressful times? Yes. Did we give up hope? No,” Smith said. “We realized, to complete this project, there would be numerous obstacles. But we’ve learned how to positively overcome them.”

You think Montreal winters are long and miserable? It seemed like talk of the expansion project at the McGill University venue continued forever and would never come to fruition. But yesterday afternoon, with Smith, Montreal mayor Gérald Tremblay and two politicians in attendance, the Canadian Football League team announced – finally – stadium improvements are coming for the 2010 season.

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More News On The Expansion Of Moslon Stadium

Expansion of Montreal’s Molson Stadium approved -- National Post
Alouettes' stadium gets $29 million for expansion -- CTV
Molson Stadium improvements coming -- CJAD
Residents denounce expansion -- Montreal Gazette

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