Archive of posts tagged "bc lions"

Another BC Place Construction Update

Monday, February 7th, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT
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Last August, after the iconic marshmallow-like dome of BC Place was deflated and removed, I posted a construction update. Now that all of the masts for the new roof at the stadium are in place, BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) announced today that they expect the project to be complete by September 30th, 2011. Here’s a […]

The 2010 BC Lions Season So Far

Friday, August 20th, 2010 — 10:15am PDT
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The following has been contributed by Brian Wawryshyn, owner of the BC Lions fan blog The bye week is upon the BC Lions and the timing probably couldn’t be better for fans and players alike. The Lions are off to a 1-6 start and struggling to find their winning ways. With a young roster […]

BC Place Construction Update

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 — 1:10pm PDT
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BC Place was deflated last May in order to start construction on the new soft retractable dome. Photo credit: Bev Davies on Flickr This morning members of the media were given the chance to check in on the progress that is being made at the topless stadium. Photo © BC Place The cranes are in […]

Sneak Peek: Empire Field

Thursday, June 17th, 2010 — 2:45pm PDT
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Empire Field (at Empire Fields with Empire Stadium around it) will host the BC Lions‘ home opener this Sunday. I’ll be heading over for a preview tomorrow and will also be at the game on Sunday however my camera-toting husband got a bit a a preview earlier this week. Although it’s temporary (aka TEmpire Stadium) […]

The BC Lions for 2010

Thursday, June 10th, 2010 — 11:00am PDT
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Next Sunday the BC Lions will kick off the second game of their 56th season back where it all began, at Empire Field in East Vancouver. With the dome at BC Place deflated and renovations well underway, the 2010 season will take place outside on turf where the team played from 1954 to 1982. […]

BC Place Stadium Deflated

Monday, May 3rd, 2010 — 9:30am PDT
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BC Place Stadium’s iconic “marshmallow” pillow-top roof will be deflated this week in preparation for major renovations and a new retractable roof. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Plans for the retractable replacement were announced last October by Kevin Kreuger, Minister of Tourism, Culture, and the Arts. Krueger said the new roof would cut energy […]