#Sportsbiz Canada Weekly – Georges St-Pierre Back to UFC

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After a three year layoff, Georges St-Pierre is set to return to the Octagon. With major stars on sabbatical or retiring GSP was in a perfect position to negotiate a UFC contract and mount a comeback.

Calgary’s Olympic Dreams

The City of Calgary is determining the feasibility of bidding and hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics.  The bid would be a tough one with Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, USA, Finland/Norway, Japan, and Kazahkstan all having expressed interest.

Regina to Host 100th Memorial Cup

The province that produced Gordie Howe will get a hockey celebration as the Regina Pats host the 2018 Mastercard Memorial Cup.

Nominate Future Sportsbiz Pros

Our man in Toronto Chris Dunne caught up with 5 to Watch, an organization that recognizes young sports business professionals. Nominate someone deserving by February 28, 2017.

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