TORONTO, Ont. – The Toronto Argonauts painted the town “double blue,” Tuesday. A parade honouring the Grey Cup champs wrapped up Tuesday afternoon.
The Argos crushed the Calgary Stampeders 35-22 Sunday night to win their 16th Grey Cup. It was the team’s first championship at home since 1952.
Follow live coverage below of the Argos Grey Cup victory parade starting at 11 a.m.
The victory parade started at Wellington and Yonge streets. It headed west and before turning north on Bay Street. The procession ended at Nathan Phillips Square where Mayor Rob Ford read a proclamation declaring Nov. 27 Toronto Argonauts Day.
The Argos’ cheerleaders, the Argos’ pep band the Argonotes, Toronto Police and Toronto Fire pipe and drum bands, antique police and fire vehicles, a veterans’ colour guard, EMS and TTC honour guards and the St. Michael’s drumline accompanied the Argos along the parade route.
And football teams from North Albion Collegiate and Sir Robert L. Borden high schools also took part in the big parade.