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MOMENT IN TIME JAN. 17, 1985 : DAVIS ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR DOMED STADIUM IN TORONTO

Jan 17, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

The impetus behind the official announcement by Ontario Premier William Davis to erect a climate-controlled indoor athletic playground in the downtown Toronto core was laid three years earlier, when the city hosted the Grey Cup at creaky, open-air Exhibition Stadium.

The game, contested by the Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos in late November, was played in bone-chilling, rainy conditions. It was so cold that many of the fans opted to watch from covered concession areas. Davis attend...