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Nhl Team: Cfl Team and City Staff

nhl team: Critics call public subsidies for stadiums sports welfare for wealthy owners, with limited public benefits; supporters say it is money well spent to create jobs, boost the economy and generate civic pride, according to Vancouver Courier. Maritime Football Limited Partnership, made up of former owners of an NHL team and the head of a moving company, cleared a major hurdle last month after Halifax council voted for city staff to do a through business case study on the proposal for a CFL team. But the critical question how to fund a new stadium will likely remain unanswered.article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver transit police looking for suspect in alleged hate crime High times The rise of dabbing To make a pro sports franchise work you must have a place to play, it's just that simple, CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie said recently, noting that the expansion team's prospects hinge on a suitable stadium being built in Atlantic Canada's largest city. The group says next steps include launching a name-the-team contest and a season-ticket campaign to gauge local enthusiasm and more importantly whether people will open their wallets for football. The partners behind the bid have proposed Shannon Park, vacant land on the east side of Halifax harbour, as the stadium site, and say the 170-million to 190-million project would need public money. But the biggest obstacle to securing the league's 10th franchise is building a new 24,000-seat stadium. ( As reported in the news.