November 30, 2018 7:49 pm
Updated: November 30, 2018 7:51 pm

Bid in works to bring 2020 Junos to Saskatoon

Host Nelly Furtado arrives 'flying like a bird' to start the Juno Awards in Saskatoon, Sask. Sunday, April 1, 2007.

Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press

Saskatoon could be the destination for Canadian music‘s biggest event.

Tourism Saskatoon hopes to have a bid submitted before the end of the year to host the 2020 Juno Awards.

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This is Canada’s largest annual cultural event with over 70 different events held in the host city.

Tourism Saskatoon has asked the City of Saskatoon to contribute $350,000 for what they hope is $10 million to $12 million in economic return.

Saskatoon has only held the event in 2007, which Nelly Furtado hosted at the former Credit Union Centre, now SaskTel Centre.

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