Grey Cup fans camp out in freezing Regina parking lot
Ice fishing tent joins RVs to brave temperatures in -20 range
Grey Cup fans are not being discouraged from attending the game, despite a shortage of hotel rooms in Regina. Many have set up camp in the parking lot beside Mosaic Stadium in sub-zero temperatures.
There are dozens of RVs in the lot, where football fans await the start of Sunday's championship game between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. But what really stands out is a large ice fishing tent where about 20 friends are braving the cold weather in style.
Environment Canada says the temperature was -23 C in the city Saturday morning, feeling more like -29 C with the wind-chill factor. Those in the tent aren't worried; they have a wood stove to keep them warm.