Manotick, Ont. man wins $252K in Grey Cup 50-50 draw

A retired civil servant from Manotick, Ontario is the big winner in the 50-50 Grey Cup draw.

Son invited him to province for big game

William Charlebois came from Ontario for the big game -- and is going home $250k richer. (CBC)

A retired civil servant from Manotick, Ontario is the big winner in this year's 50-50 Grey Cup draw.

William Charlebois came to the province when his son invited him here for the big game.

Audrey Charlebois says she found about her husband's $252,000 windfall last night.

"Well, last night I guess, they called me, they were screaming and yelling," she said. "Go Riders!"

William Charlebois is still in Saskatoon. He'll claim his prize and then head home.

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