Absolutely, and when you think about what this league is, this league is about nation building. We're celebrating the 100th Grey Cup in 2012, but the first Grey Cup was in 1909. We didn't play the Grey Cup during the First World War out of respect to our troops. In the Second World War, the Grey Cup was won by military teams. It really is integrally linked to the culture of this country.
On October 6th, 2010. See this statement in context.