INFOGRAPHIC: Where will Regina find $675 million?
Since plans for a new stadium for the Saskatchewan Roughriders were announced on Saturday, lots of numbers have been bandied about, including this one: $675 million.
That's the amount the city expects to spend on the $278-million stadium — building it, maintaining it and paying off loans — over the next 30 years.
So where will that money come from? According to a city administration report that goes to council on Monday, the cash will come from property taxes, a new per-ticket facility fee, a hotel tax, corporate naming rights and stadium rentals.
There will also be savings from not having to maintain century-old Mosaic Stadium, the city says.
Here a breakdown on where the city expects to find 30 years' worth of stadium cash:
Infographic by Andre Mougeot/CBC