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10-23-2012, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Faidh ar Rud Eigin View Post
I don't see any chance Cambridge getting a team. They're the poorest city of Waterloo region, it's a vastly blue collar town with little to no coporate support. If an arena gets built in Waterloo region; and now that the AUD got expanded we're years away, likely till the province steps in and forcibly amalgamates Waterloo and Cambridge (As well as the rest of the border towns like Elmira and Baden into it) into Kitchener, it'll either be in North Waterloo, downtown Kitchener or on one of the two vacant industrial yards at Budd Park or Goodrich Drive. And as I said before, way off of that.
It's not a case of Cambridge getting a team, it's a case of an arena being located in the midst of a surrounding area of multiple small cities that together could bring in a very large fanbase to support a team. And if Cambridge is in fact a relatively poor city, then the inclusion of a new arena that could draw people from all the surrounding areas would be an economic benefit, I would think.

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