Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/20/12

The Green Bay Packers are now selling shares north of the border.

The team cleared Canadian regulatory requirements and will sell its shares for $250. A $35 handling fee will still apply.

Green Bay, which is the NFL's only publicly owned franchise, will end its sale of shares no later than Feb. 29. As of last week, there were 17,000 shares still available.

"Since launching our sale in the United States, we've received a lot of interest from our fans in Canada," Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy told the Chicago Tribune.

"After receiving approval from the NFL, we have now clarified the regulatory requirements in Canada and are excited to offer ownership to our fans there."

The money for the shares is being utilized for the expansion of Lambeau Field, a $143 million project which is expected to be completed prior to the 2013 season.

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