Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 102nd Grey Cup championship

Ottawa, Ontario
30 November 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement congratulating the Calgary Stampeders on winning the 102nd Grey Cup game, which was played in Vancouver, British Columbia:

“On behalf of all Canadians, I congratulate the Calgary Stampeders on their 2014 Grey Cup victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver.

“For generations the Grey Cup championship has captivated the hearts and attention of Canadians from coast to coast to coast and this year’s contest was no different, providing football fans from across the country with memorable moments in sport.

“I would like to commend both teams – including coaches and trainers – on their remarkable seasons and thank them and the organizers of this year’s Grey Cup championship for another successful chapter in Canadian football history.”