Canada Drives delivers iconic trophy to Bayfront Park as Grey Cup Week begins

HAMILTON – The Grey Cup Arrival Delivered by Canada Drives will take place on Tuesday, December 7. Two Royal Canadian Air Force CH-146 Griffons from the 430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron will fly the Grey Cup and Canadian Football League (CFL) Commissioner, Randy Ambrosie, to Bayfront Park. Canada Drives will then deliver the pair to the centre of the park for a land acknowledgement and a brief ceremony to officially welcome the iconic trophy to the home of the 108th Grey Cup.

The ceremony will include a word of welcome and opening remarks before a group photo opportunity. Details may be subject to change in the event of inclement weather.

Media wishing to attend must RSVP with Olivier Poulin ( in advance.

The 108th Grey Cup from Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field, featuring Arkells and special guests, The Lumineers, in the Twisted Tea Grey Cup Halftime Show, will be played on Sunday, December 12 at 6 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on TSN and RDS – Canada’s home of the CFL. A newly released number of tickets to the Twisted Tea Grey Cup Social Area are still available at



Grey Cup Arrival Delivered by Canada Drives


Tuesday, December 7
11 a.m.

Media attending must arrive onsite no later than 10:30 a.m. ET and be set up by 10:45.


Bayfront Park
200 Harbour Front Drive
L8L 1C8

In attendance

  • CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie
  • City of Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats Caretaker Bob Young
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats alumnus Andy Fantuz
  • Chief Mark Hill
  • Leroy Hill, a Traditional Haudenosaunee Leader


Event details may be subject to change in the event of inclement weather

Olivier Poulin

Senior Director, Communications and Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

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