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Mayors Tory and Nenshi tease each other on Twitter ahead of Grey Cup

Naheed Nenshi celebrates his victory as Calgary's mayor following municipal elections in Calgary, Alta., late Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. .
Naheed Nenshi celebrates his victory as Calgary's mayor following municipal elections in Calgary, Alta., late Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Mayors of Toronto and Calgary exchanged words about the Grey Cup on Saturday, a day before the Argonauts and Stampeders face each other in the CFL’s championship game.

A reporter tweeted that Jim Watson, the mayor of Ottawa, which is hosting the Grey Cup, would be supporting the Toronto Argonauts with his hometown Ottawa Redblacks being eliminated in the CFL East’s semifinal.

Toronto Mayor John Tory replied to the tweet, welcoming Watson to the Argonauts’ fanbase.

“Plenty of room on the Toronto Argos bandwagon for you, Mayor Watson. Glad to have the #GreyCup host city mayor advantage!,” said Tory adding the hashtags #ArgosFootball #GoodLuckArgos.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi quoted Tory’s tweet, taking a shot at the Argonauts’ low attendance numbers in Toronto.

“Of course there is plenty of room on that bandwagon, since there’s never been anyone actually on it,” said Nenshi.

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