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Grey Cup *TRAIN* coming to Guelph Junction Railway Sunday Nov 4

By shost at 4:09 pm on Friday, November 2, 2012

Note: Kitchener-Waterloo/Cambridge/Brampton/Halton Hills residents, this is the only nearby Train stop to us.


NOVEMBER 2, 2012

Grey Cup 100 Train Tour Presented by RONA Touches Down in Guelph

The Grey Cup 100 Train Tour is an epic 4,100 kilometre journey that will carry the Grey Cup trophy to communities across Canada in celebration of this year’s 100th Grey Cup.

The tour will ultimately visit more than 100 communities across Canada before delivering the Grey Cup, in late November, to Toronto for the 100th Grey Cup game and festival.

You are invited to tour the train, wrapped in iconic Grey Cup images and featuring a high tech showcase car for the Grey Cup itself, a museum car that captures a century of Grey Cup history, and a team car that celebrates today’s teams and athletes and the CFL’s bright future.

Entry is free.

The Grey Cup 100 Train Tour is at 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph on Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

When:             Sunday, November 4, 2012

12:00 p.m. event opens. 1:00 p.m. ceremony

Where:          35 Woolwich Street, Guelph

About the Canadian Football League

The Canadian Football League is our league. The Grey Cup is our national championship and Canada’s largest annual single sporting event. We are proudly preparing for the 100th Grey Cup in 2012. The celebration will span the country and culminate in a tremendous festival and game in Toronto this November. We invite all Canadians to be a part of it.

-30- Media contacts:

Carley Smith

Communications Officer

Canadian Football League



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Comment by Sean

November 25, 2012 @ 5:53 pm

Regional Council Supports GO Transit

Regional Council approved a $1.39 million contribution to GO Transit, payable in five equal installments from 2013 to 2017, as the Region’s share of GO Transit capital investments in relation to service extension to Waterloo Region. This contribution is in response to a request by the Province of Ontario of the benefiting municipalities towards the capital cost of the recently implemented GO train service to Waterloo Region. The total capital cost for this project was approximately $18 million and the Waterloo Region contribution is $1.39 million. Whats Guelphs?

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Comment by shost

December 14, 2012 @ 5:38 pm

Sean – Good question, but Guelph spent $10 million on the new transit hub, which includes significant changes to bus and train connections at Guelph Central Station, is taking ownership and renovating the Station for all parties involved, and much of this money was also used to rehabilitate and lengthen the Platform and amenities for GO trains.

Does this count as a contribution? Had Waterloo Region contributed anything to date?

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