In Vancouver, BC Place Stadium will have to install natural grass, a requirement of FIFA. In Toronto, the 30,000-seat BMO Stadium will have to be upgraded to accommodate 45,000 people with temporary stands built in addition to other facilities such as dressing rooms and media facilities. Melanie Mark, the British Columbia minister of tourism, arts, culture and sport, said that in addition to hosting group games there would also be a minimum of five pre-tournament games, providing a huge boost for the province’s post-pandemic economy.