TORONTO, Ont. – The Toronto Argonauts claimed the centennial Grey Cup with a 35-22 victory over the Calgary Stampeders Sunday on Toronto soil ending the 60-year drought.

The victory parade will take place Tuesday.

The two teams slugged it out in front of a crowd of 53,208 at the Rogers Centre and a television audience countrywide.

The Boatmen got off to an early start with Argos fan favourite Chad Owens scoring the first touchdown minutes into the game.

Pacino Horne and Dontrelle Inman scored in the first half. 

Andre Durie added a touchdown in the second half for the Argonauts, who built a 24-6 lead and never trailed while playing.

Rene Paredes kicked four field goals for Calgary.

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Star-studded Grey Cup halftime show

There was a ton of buzz surrounding the halftime show which featured Gordon Lightfoot, Marianas Trench, Carly-Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber.

But the crowd was quick to boo Stratford, Ont. superstar Bieber when his photo appeared on the JumboTron.

Governor-General David Johnston, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi also attended the game.

CFL fans fill Toronto streets

Earlier Sunday, fans marched from Varsity Stadium on the University of Toronto campus down Yonge Street for an opportunity to carry the historic Grey Cup.

Toronto mayor wins friendly wager

Earlier this week, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi proposed a public bet about the game, with the loser promising to donate his weight in food to the winning city’s food bank and wear the winning team’s jersey to a city council meeting.

After Toronto nabbed the historic cup, Nenshi took to Twitter to congratulate the Argos.



Win on home turf

Toronto nabbed its 16th Grey Cup title and first since 2004.

The last time the Argos won the Grey Cup on Toronto soil was in 1952 when they beat the Edmonton Eskimos.

Calgary had not won a Grey Cup since 2008.