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Province Refinances $35M Loan for Investors Group Field

Province Refinances $35M Loan for Investors Group Field

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Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is refinancing a $35.3 million loan facility for Investors Group Field under a deal made by the former provincial government.

The province says refinancing of the loan to Triple B Stadium Inc. will protect taxpayers from paying annual interest charges of $500,000.

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Blue Bombers Kick Off 2019 Preseason Against Eskimos May 31

Blue Bombers Kick Off 2019 Preseason Against Eskimos May 31

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Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

An early Christmas present came to football fans on Thursday as the CFL released its 2019 schedule.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will kick off the regular season in Vancouver against the BC Lions on Saturday, June 15. The team will return to Investors Group Field for their home opener on June 27 against the Edmonton Eskimos.

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Investors Group Field Set to Be Renamed After Company Rebrands

Investors Group Field Set to Be Renamed After Company Rebrands

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Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

WINNIPEG — No matter what they choose to rename it, football fans will still call the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ stadium “IG Field.”

Investors Group Field — also home to the U of M Bisons football team — will soon undergo a name change, after the company whose name adorns all venue signage, rebranded itself.

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Blue Bombers’ Stadium a Losing Game: Jackman-Atkinson

Blue Bombers’ Stadium a Losing Game: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ new home Investors Group Field prior to the first day of Rookie Training Camp in Winnipeg on May 29, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Our roads are in shambles and Manitobans are concerned about cutbacks to health care, yet last month, the provincial government announced that it is writing off $82 million in loans to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

The loans are related to the construction of the Bombers’ new stadium, Investors Group Field, and are part of a saga that has been filled with nothing but bad news for taxpayers.

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