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Football Canada recognized by COC

December 3, 2015 | CFL.ca Staff
Football Canada has announced it has been recognized by the Canadian Olympic Committee as the national sport organization governing the sport of football in Canada.

Calgary’s Buckley repeats as Hec Crighton Trophy winner

November 26, 2015 | CFL.ca Staff
Andrew Buckley, a fifth-year quarterback from the University of Calgary, was named the outstanding player in CIS football for the second consecutive season.

Team nominees for Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award

November 19, 2015 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League announced today all nine team nominees for the 2015 Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award that will be presented at the Shaw CFL Awards.

Andrew Buckley named a CIS Academic All-Canadian

October 22, 2015 | CFL.ca Staff
Andrew Buckley, a 2015 draft pick of the Stampeders, has been selected as one of eight CIS Academic All-Canadians. The pivot is in his fourth year with the Calgary Dinos.

CFL and Football Canada launch Safe Contact PSA

July 31, 2015 | CFL.ca Staff
The CFL in partnership with Football Canada released the following statements today as both organizations unveiled their new Safe Contact public service announcement.

Seven communities to benefit from Riders Centennial Legacy Fund

November 1, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club is pleased to announce that seven new communities will benefit from the Centennial Legacy Fund.

PinkPower game supports Cancer Society

October 12, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
PinkPower is back! The annual program consists of the Calgary Stampeders and their fans teaming up with the Canadian Cancer Society to fight women’s cancers.

Blue Bombers get set to go Pink

October 12, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have once again teamed up with the Keeping Abreast organization to help raise funds for breast cancer research in Manitoba in support of the Keeping Abreast Fund at ...

Roughriders unveil Touchdown for Dreams

October 6, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency officially unveiled their “TOUCHDOWN FOR DREAMS” campaign this afternoon.

Lions serve up friendship and food in Kamloops

June 18, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
A couple of B.C. Lions and coach Wally Buono took time away from the CFL team’s training camp Friday to visit New Life Mission, a soup kitchen serving residents of Kamloops.

Riders announce “Centennial Legacy Fund”

June 18, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Roughrider Chairman Roger Brandvold announced today that the organization has created a $650,000 legacy fund to help support amateur football throughout the province.

Touch the Hearts tour visits CHU Sainte-Justine

April 21, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Alouettes players brought smiles to many faces on Wednesday when they visited dozens of youngsters at the CHU Sainte-Justine in Montreal, as part of the Alouettes’ Touch the Hearts tour.

Give blood and meet the Montreal Alouettes

April 5, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Molson Coors and the Montreal Alouettes invite the general public to give the gift of blood during their annual blood drive on Thursday, April 7th at the Molson Brewery.

Bomber TDs result in donation for kids charity

April 1, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced that $5,400 has been donated to the Variety Club of Manitoba on behalf of Supreme Basics who sponsored a promotion called “Pass the Bucks”.

Eppele standing tall in charity stair climb

March 29, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
At 6-feet, 7-inches tall Joe Eppele does not have much to look up at. On April 14, 2011, he will take on a challenge that will even make a giant like him feel miniscule.

Baggs gives back to the Hamilton community

March 3, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive end Stevie Baggs is proud to host a Co-Ed Athletic Symposium and Life Skills Clinic at the Hamilton Boys and Girls Club on Saturday, March 19.

Players lend support to Haitian relief program

January 15, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Rolly Lumbala is among a group of seven CFL players who participated in Huddle for Haiti, a 10-day humanitarian effort that assisted with reconstruction efforts a year after a devastating ...

Haiti: Journey of a lifetime for CFL players

January 9, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Eskimo offensive linemen Kelly Bates and Aaron Fiacconi as well as fullback Graeme Bell, are among seven CFL players taking part in a humanitarian journey to Haiti.

Anti-bullying program benefits Boyd, students

January 9, 2011 | CFL.ca Staff
Boyd grew up in the slums of Orange, N.J., where he was bullied by kids at school and also by family members at home. Now he is sharing his story with Toronto-area students.

Hage spreads holiday cheer to City Kidz

December 20, 2010 | CFL.ca Staff
For about 150 kids in Hamilton’s east end on Saturday afternoon, the man bearing gifts was a 291-pound offensive lineman from the Tiger-Cats who entered through their front door.
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