Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Food Banks to Benefit as Mayors of Toronto and Calgary Make Grey Cup Bet

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Food Banks to Benefit as Mayors of Toronto and Calgary Make Grey Cup Bet

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Toronto, Calgary mayors make Grey Cup bet

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TORONTO - The mayors of Toronto and Calgary say they've agreed to the terms of the traditional Grey Cup bet as the Argonauts and Stampeders prepare to meet Sunday in Ottawa.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Toronto Mayor John Tory say the losing mayor will contribute $5 for every point scored by the winning team to a food bank in the winning mayor's city.

Tory has selected the Daily Bread Food Bank while Nenshi has selected the Calgary Food Bank.

Both mayors are encouraging fans to make similar friendly bets to benefit their own local food banks.

The losing mayor will also send the winning mayor a selection of local craft beer.

In addition, the losing mayor must wear the winning team's jersey and read a poem -- written or selected by the winning mayor -- at their next city council meeting. …

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