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Murray Taylor, President and CEO of Investors Group and The Winnipeg Blue Bombers speaks during a press conference in Winnipeg Wednesday, December 14, 2011, announcing the new home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and sports and entertainment facility being built at the University of Manitoba, named Investors Group Field. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

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Winnipeg's new football stadium may not be ready for the Blue Bombers 2012 CFL home opener according to a report by the Canadian Press.

Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz told Global News that the club now plans to open the season on Labour Day weekend for its annual Banjo Bowl game on September 9.

The Blue Bombers had originally slated to open the stadium for the team's July 26th home opener.

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The club is expected to pay back $85-million of the $190-million in construction costs being paid by the province.

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