What’s Happening

Here’s the latest Canadian sports business happenings. All links are curated by hand by the Sports Business Canada team. Submit your links to sportsbusinesscanada@gmail.com.

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The Maritime Football leaders are now onstage with @RandyAmbrosie: Bruce Bowser and Anthony LeBlanc. Bowser says the time is right for a team in Halifax. Ambrosie says the league wants to do an expansion right. Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

“The time is right. We deserve a world-class stadium here. We have tremendous momentum and we’re ready for a team.” - Bruce Boswer, Maritime Football #CFLRoadTrip Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

Ambrosie talking now about expansion and says games in Ottawa have a really cool vibe. This is the model the @MaritimeFtball group is looking at, in terms of stadium development. Meaning the stadium includes retail, housing. #CFL Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

On building a coast-to-coast league: “we won’t have a nation-wide CFL until the #Halifax franchise in place.” - @RandyAmbrosie #CFLRoadTrip Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

Thrilled to be attending this event in Fredericton alongside some serious sport power in Canada. See you soon! twitter.com/sportsbizcanad… Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

The first ever #sportsbiz conference in Atlantic Canada is happening March 23-25 at @UNBFredericton. @UNBSBC Co-Chairs @kristiandamore and @crsampson5 join the podcast to give us the details! LISTEN 🎧 ➡️bit.ly/2BLMtXo

test Twitter Media - The first ever #sportsbiz conference in Atlantic Canada is happening March 23-25 at @UNBFredericton. @UNBSBC Co-Chairs @kristiandamore and @crsampson5 join the podcast to give us the details! LISTEN 🎧 ➡️https://t.co/EhF4yiVHkK https://t.co/WCJVqdfh66

Canadians are #UpWithCBC! More than 80% of the population has watched CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage of #PyeongChang2018 through Day 10. More: bit.ly/2HynTK0 Photo: @KevinRLight Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

Announcing @katrinagalas, keynote speaker at the 2018 @UNBSBC ✨🎉 From @Nike to @InvictusToronto, she is a brand strategy & marketing expert with experience working at global #sportsbiz organizations. Learn more about her journey at unbsbc.com. #BeAGameChanger Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

We are working to bring the #CFL to Atlantic Canada. There are no updates in terms of a stadium, and we do not anticipate an announcement around a franchise. We’re encouraged by the enthusiasm and we hope you’ll join us next Friday to welcome @RandyAmbrosie to the region. Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

"It will be the Atlantic something." Anthony LeBlanc on Halifax's potential new CFL team name. @MaritimeCFL @CTVAtlantic atlantic.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1…

"We're being told by 2 sources that next Friday @RandyAmbrosie will: - announce #CFL franchise for #Halifax - will play at stadium built w/ private financing at Dartmouth-Crossing - announce a Grey Cup game hosted in Halifax within 3 yrs of their inaugural season. via @NEWS957 Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

BM: We’ve hit 98.2% renewal rate for seat seat members. We’re adding a north grandstand that you saw at MLS Cup last year. Business is booming. Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

BM: With the 2026 World Cup coming up, we’d love to get @BMOField to 40,000 seats. Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

test Twitter Media - RT @torontofc: BM: With the 2026 World Cup coming up, we’d love to get @BMOField to 40,000 seats. https://t.co/lJUtdKAoed

Away games just got more fresh. @torontofc’s white kit is now available in-store, gate 1 at @AirCanadaCentre and online at bit.ly/TFC-white-kit. Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada

Anthony LeBlanc named as panelist at the 2018 @UNB Sports Business Conference 🚨✨ He’s passionate. He’s driven. He’s experienced. Delegate registrations are NOW OPEN. It’s game time. Learn more and register TODAY at unbsbc.com ⏰🔥 #BeAGameChanger Retweeted by #Sportsbiz Canada