...The B.C. Lions and Tourism Vancouver announced Tuesday that the 99th Grey Cup at BC Place last year generated “in excess” of $118 million in economic impact.
Out-of-town visitors made up 33 per cent of the fans that came out for the game and Raise the Roof Festival and spent $42.8 million over the four days that were measured.
According to the report released Tuesday, the Grey Cup employed 826 people.
Out-of-town visitors stayed in Vancouver for an average of 4.15 days and they spent an average of $726.04.