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#Our YYC On the Road: McMahon Stadium

Global Calgary is taking our show on the road to McMahon Stadium.

We are just days away from the West Division Final when the Calgary Stampeders will take on the B.C. Lions at McMahon.

Watch as Gord Gillies, Linda Olsen and the Global News team broadcast live from the sidelines at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. We’ll have coverage leading up to this crucial game, but also find out what the future holds for nearby communities.

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The Stampeders have enjoyed a record season so far, but the final goal is the Grey Cup. We find out what the team is doing to prepare for the West Final and how important it is to pack the stands with Stamps fans.

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WATCH: Global’s Brendan Parker talks to Calgary Stampeders head coach John Hufnagel about what’s next for McMahon Stadium, as calls for a new stadium build within the city’s sports community.
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What’s next for Calgary’s McMahon Stadium – Nov 17, 2016

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential of a new field house in the CalgaryNext project. We hear from president and general manager John Hufnagel about the iconic McMahon Stadium and find out what he thinks about the possibility of a new facility for the Stampeders.

WATCH: It will cost hundreds of millions of dollars and take over a decade, but a new study aimed at creating free-flowing traffic from Glenmore Trail in Calgary’s south to Stoney Trail in the north will go before city council in the new year. Doug Vaessen has more.
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Frustrated drivers may soon see an end to decades of Crowchild Trail gridlock – Nov 17, 2016

There are big plans to improve Crowchild Trail in the northwest. We’ll investigate more about the city’s proposal to get traffic moving faster.

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WATCH: Global’s Tomasia DaSilva revisits the Stadium Shopping Centre a year after a devastating fire that wiped out several businesses. What’s left when it comes to services and what’s in store for the site in the future.
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A year later: Is it back to business at the Stadium Shopping Centre? – Nov 17, 2016

And it’s been a year since a devastating fire ripped through the nearby Stadium Centre strip mall. We find out where former tenants are now and what’s next for the major development planned on that site.

WATCH: Global’s Linda Olsen talks to Calgary Stampeders historian Daryl Slade, looking back at key moments in the team’s history. When did it all begin, why were players so happy to get a new stadium back in 1960 and what saved the team in ’86?
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A look back at moments in Calgary Stampeders’ history – Nov 17, 2016

You’ll also hear about the history of McMahon Stadium and the Stampeders themselves.

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WATCH: The area around Calgary’s McMahon Stadium is seeing a lot of changes. But as Gil Tucker shows us, there’s one spot just across from the stadium that stays the same…decade in, decade out.
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Taste of tradition: Calgary restaurant serves generations of football fans – Nov 17, 2016

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