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Saskatoon’s Prairieland Park planning expansion

Prairieland Park planning expansion, looking for letter of support from Saskatoon city council. File / Global News

Prairieland Park, one of Saskatoon’s largest spaces to host events, plans to add a new $15-million building and is asking city council for a letter of support.

A new 80,000 square foot trade facility would help out during events such as the Western Canadian Crop Production Show which is getting bigger each year and outgrowing the current space.

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CEO Mark Regier said they’ll be putting up a 10,000 square foot tent in January to handle all the demands for more space at the show.

Other shows, like Gardenscape and Homestyles, are also looking for more room.

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A letter of support from the city would be used to apply for funding from a federal program.

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