uToronto, McMaster included in bids for 2015 Pan Am Games

February 24, 2009

Toronto city council has put up a $49.5-million bid to host the Pan American games in 2015. In a near-unanimous vote, council agreed to help fund a new aquatics and athletics centre at the University of Toronto's Scarborough campus. The university will commit $37.5 million as its share of the swimming facility. Meanwhile, the City of Hamilton has made a $60-million bid, with a new aquatic centre planned for McMaster University. Globe and Mail | McMaster Daily News | Hamilton Spectator