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Some Ivor Wynne seats bought for charity returned

Budget Bin - Friday, April 05, 2013

The Hamilton Tigercats reported in the Spectator that some of the seats that were purchased in an effort to raise money for a neighbourhood improvement fund have been returned for a refund.  You can read the whole story on the Hamilton Spectator site here Spectator article.  Overall the memorabilia sale raised more than $25,000.

Also relating to the Ivor Wynne neighbourhood, Hamilton city council is proposing a bylaw that will prohibit parking on lawns.  The good news for those living in the neighbourhood of Ivor Wynne stadium is that the tradition of paying $10 to park on a lawn for Hamilton Tigercat games will continue as city council has given that area an exemption for events like football games.  You can read the article here to find out what they are thinking when it comes to other exemptions in Hamilton Lawn Parking article.

Ivor Wynne demolition footage Part 2

Budget Demolition has been awarded the responsibility of tearing down historic Ivor Wynne Stadium in Hamilton Ontario.  A new stadium will be built on the site and is scheduled to be ready in time for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2014 season.  Demolition began in December 2012 and continued for many weeks.  Here is our 2nd installment of footage of the demolition of Ivor Wynne stadium taken from many hours of raw footage.  One highlight of this segment is watching the press box falling to the ground.

 

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