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Tag: Grey Cup

105th Grey Cup Festival open call for artist submissions

APPLICATION DEADLINE | APRIL 21 AT MIDNIGHT It’s your turn to take the stage. The 105th Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw is putting a call out to Canadian artists to perform at Lansdowne throughout the week leading up to the big game on November 26. The festival will: Showcase Canadian culture Attract over 250,000 visitors throughout the week Put an exclamation point on Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations! Want to submit your act? Click here and fill…
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My poem for Mayor Naheed Nenshi – 2016 Grey Cup bet

As tradition would have it, the Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi, and I placed a bet on who would win the 2016 Grey Cup: the Ottawa RedBlacks or the Calgary Stampeders. As we all know, the Ottawa RedBlacks came back from Toronto with the 104th Grey Cup in hand. To honour our bet, my good friend Mayor Nenshi wore the RedBlacks’ jersey at his City Council on December 5, sent over a dozen donuts from…
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Ottawa 2017 applauds Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group for Grey Cup touchdown

CFL championship to take place in the nation’s capital for Canada’s 150th anniversary Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson are thrilled that the 2017 Grey Cup game and Festival will be hosted in Ottawa and congratulate the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) for their leadership role in securing this prestigious sporting event and national celebration. “I’m very happy and proud that we’ve collectively succeeded in having Ottawa selected to host…
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