Create Account. Frank Cosentino. The Northern or Canadian Division had eight teams: An attempt was made in 1995 to change the focus to north-south.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats: Visibility on the field was adequate to play the game, but the action was invisible to the spectators and the television audience. The Grey Cup is a trophy produced by Birks Jewellers that has been part of Canadian sports since 1909, when it was donated by Governor General Earl Grey for the Canadian football championship.CFL 2018 Grey Cup Calgary Stampeders vs Ottawa Redblacks
The distinction will probably stand for some time since the Southern Division was disbanded after the 1995 season. Calgary Stampeders: It was the first time an American-based team had won the Grey Cup. Search The Canadian Encyclopedia.
E dmonton Eskimos: Winnipeg Blue Bombers: Montreal Alouettes: In 2008 it travelled to Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan where, on Canada Day, it was passed around by Canadian personnel stationed there.
This has been borne out as the game has consistently been the nation's highest-rated television program.
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In 1962, hailing the game as an instrument of national unity, Parliament decreed that both major Canadian television networks must make the television transmission of the game available to the other so that all regions could see it.
The Grey Cup has been an east-west battle for the Canadian football championship since 1921, when the Edmonton Eskimos journeyed eastward to play the Toronto Argonauts. Previous Next.
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