At this point, it's still in the very preliminary stages.
But tourism and sporting officials in Hamilton are discussing the possibility of Hamilton making a bid for the 2015 Pan Am Games.
Tourism Hamilton's David Adames says no formal discussions have taken place, but that could change in the next couple of weeks if the Canadian Olympic Committee decides to back a bid for a Pan Am bid.
Those in favour suggest the city would benefit from the hundreds of millions in federal and provincial dollars for sporting infrastructure.
But those opposed point out it will cost the city as much as 200-million dollars of its own money. Source...