Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel not ready to shell out $20 million on Commonwealth Stadium renovations for Women’s World Cup of Soccer

City officials are considering giving Commonwealth Stadium a $20-million facelift so that Edmonton can host the Women’s World Cup of Soccer in 2015.

But so far, the mayor doesn’t seem willing to open the city’s wallet.

“The price tag is just staggering,” said Mayor Stephen Mandel, after a brief discussion about the proposed renovations during Tuesday’s community services meeting.

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