|A CFL Team for Saskatoon?|
|Written by Sharon Vanhouwe|
|Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:28|
Economic conditions are right for Canada's existing professional sports clubs to prosper and for new Canadian-based franchises to succeed over the next 25 years.
That's according to a report from the Conference Board of Canada that looks at what the Canadian pro sports scene will look like in 2035.
The Board has identified six potential new markets for the CFL which includes a Saskatoon entry into the League by 2035.
The Conference Board says Saskatchewan will post the fastest growth rate among Canada's provinces over the next 25 years and Saskatoon's population will grow to 430,000.
As a result, the Board says Saskatchewan will eventually have the market
Other CFL franchise cities on the list are Ottawa-Gatineau, where the league is already scheduled to return, London, Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge, Moncton, Halifax, and Québec City.