The Grey Cup will be welcomed at CFB Edmonton to formally kick off Grey Cup week

EDMONTON – The Grey Cup trophy will arrive in the city of Edmonton tomorrow in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Edmonton.

The Grey Cup will land at CFB Edmonton in military transportation with Commissioner Randy Ambrosie and Henry “Gizmo” Williams. The Commissioner will present the Cup to Brigadier General Trevor Cadieu, Commander 3rd Canadian Division and approximately 200 military members.

Following speeches, there will be a brief pause for a group photo.

Details for the media event are below. Media wishing to attend must RSVP to Clare Hutchinson ( in advance. Please dress warmly.

The 106th Grey Cup Festival Committee will welcome the Cup in planned festivities on November 21 at the Tim Hortons Kick-Off Party at the Jasper Avenue Street Festival.


Photo Op – Official Grey Cup Arrival


Tuesday November 20, 2018
11:00 a.m. MT

Media attending must arrive on site no later than 10:00 a.mMT. A map is attached.


CFB Edmonton

408 Squadron Hangar 2

Rhine Road

Edmonton, AB

T5J 4J5


In attendance

Randy Ambrosie, Commissioner, Canadian Football League

Henry “Gizmo” Williams, Edmonton Eskimos alumni and Canadian Football Hall of Fame member

Brigadier General Trevor Cadieu, Commander 3rd Canadian Division, Canadian Armed Forces


CFB Edmonton Map.pdf

PDF - 288 Kb

Clare Hutchinson

Communications Coordinator, Canadian Football League

Guillaume Tremblay-St-Gelais

Coordinator, Communications, Canadian Football League

Major Lena Angell

3rd Canadian Division

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