2019 Grey Cup brings economic boost and one big party to Calgary

Few events bring people together like the Grey Cup. Just ask Hugh Harrison: “As they say, ‘come for the party and stay for the game.’” Harrison and wife Donna live north of Sudbury, Ont. When Calgary hosted the Grey Cup…

Mark Stephen: Calgary Stampeders on the home sidelines for Edmonton Grey Cup a jarring sight

I have been to Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton more times than I can count. Big playoff games, exciting post-Labour Day matches and observed many memorable performances. But I have never walked in and watched the Calgary Stampeders head to the…

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie on the future of Grey Cup planning

November 23 2018 10:50am CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie speaks about how they are changing how the Grey Cup festival is planned to be more coordinated and organized. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Student team in Edmonton set to be the eyes and ears of Grey Cup fans across the country

Since the Grey Cup Festival committee couldn’t squeeze a large chunk of the millions of CFL fans from across the country onto Edmonton’s Jasper Avenue and into a few dozen hospitality suites, they’ve done the next best thing. Just like…

Brett Kissel to sing ‘O Canada’ at the 2018 Grey Cup

Alberta’s Brett Kissel will sing the national anthem at the 106th Grey Cup taking place later this month at Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium. The Juno and CCMA award winner joins previously announced artists, including Grammy award-winning Alessia Cara, who will perform…