$29-million expansion for McGill football stadium

March 17, 2009

The Percival Molson Stadium at McGill University will undergo a $29.4-million upgrade. The 20,000-seat stadium will be expanded to include 5,000 more seats. The initiative for the projects comes from the Montreal Alouettes. The football team's owner is contributing $6 million to the project, while Quebec and Montreal will provide $19.3 million and $4 million, respectively. Some residents living nearby the stadium question whether the city should be spending money on the project when it is cutting expenses elsewhere. CBC | McGill Tribune (student newspaper)