Canad Inns Stadium Articles

Remaining Canad Inns Stadium Seats Going on Sale

Remaining Canad Inns Stadium Seats Going on Sale

By Brian Schultz A final collection of seats from the old Canad Inns Stadium are being made available to fans. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are selling the recently fabricated seats at the Bomber Store on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon today. The...

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PHOTOS: Canad Inns Stadium Coming Down

PHOTOS: Canad Inns Stadium Coming Down

Crews begun demolishing Canad Inns Stadium on Tuesday, making way for planned retail development at the Polo Park site. Backhoes could be seen tearing down the east side stands and part of the north wall. The former home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers was originally...

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Shed Catches Fire at Canad Inns Stadium

A shed at the former home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers caught fire Tuesday evening, sending thick plumes of smoke into the air around the Polo Park area. Firefighters were called at about 7:45 p.m. to put out the blaze. There were no reported injuries. According to...

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Blue Bombers Prepare to Move into New Offices

Blue Bombers Prepare to Move into New Offices

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are preparing to close their offices in anticipation for the move to Investors Group Field. At 5 p.m. on December 21, the offices at Canad Inns Stadium will close. Staff will reopen the Bombers' office on the University of Manitoba's campus...

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A Sweet Finish to Bitter Blue Bombers Season

A Sweet Finish to Bitter Blue Bombers Season

By Darrin Bauming (@DarrinBauming) WINNIPEG -- It was the last hurrah at the ol’ relic known as Canad Inns (formerly Winnipeg) Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers closed out their year — and 60 seasons at the grounds at Polo Park — with a 19-11...

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Blue Bombers Paying Tribute to Old Stadium on Saturday

Blue Bombers Paying Tribute to Old Stadium on Saturday

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will (for a second time) bid farewell to Canad Inns Stadium on Saturday -- a place they've called home for 59 years. The Blue and Gold will host the Montreal Alouettes in the regular season finale before moving to Investors Group Field across...

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Old Stadium Assets Going Up for Sale

Old Stadium Assets Going Up for Sale

It was supposed to be closed by now, but stadium delays at Investors Group Field means Canad Inns Stadium will still host one last Winnipeg Blue Bombers game this weekend. To prepare for the move to their new home on the University of Manitoba campus next spring, the...

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Turnovers Turn Promising Bombers Outing Sour

Turnovers Turn Promising Bombers Outing Sour

By Darrin Bauming (@DarrinBauming) WINNIPEG -- For all intents and purposes, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers played quite well for a 4-11 football team and were close to beating a very good Calgary Stampeders club on Saturday afternoon in front of 25,462 at Canad Inns...

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Buck Out Again, Bombers Fall 29-10

Buck Out Again, Bombers Fall 29-10

By Darrin Bauming (@DarrinBauming) WINNIPEG -- Call it a regular installment of the second act of the Buck Pierce Show. For the 23rd time in 60 career CFL starts at quarterback, Buck Pierce left the game due to injury. And similarly to many of those instances, the...

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Bombers Back in Win Column with 34-12 Victory

Bombers Back in Win Column with 34-12 Victory

By Darrin Bauming (@DarrinBauming) WINNIPEG -- Buck Pierce is back, and so are the Bombers in the win column. For the first time since August 16 — a familiar home matchup against Hamilton — the Winnipeg Blue Bombers emerged victorious with a 34-12 win over the...

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