Diversity Is Strength

2024 cohort set for Women in Football Program presented by KPMG

April 11, 2024 | CFL.ca Staff
Nine participants have been selected for the third annual Women in Football Program presented by KPMG LLP (KPMG).

O’Leary: Maryse Dazé-Wilson runs the combine show

March 8, 2024 | Chris O'Leary
Maryse Dazé-Wilson is the person pulling the strings on events like the CFL’s combines, winter meetings and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductions. She chats with CFL.ca senior ...

Steinberg: 5 trailblazers in the CFL on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2024 | Pat Steinberg
On International Women’s Day, CFL.ca’s Pat Steinberg celebrates five women in the CFL that are trailblazers in their respective areas of focus.

Hall: How I learned to embrace being a female reporter

March 7, 2024 | Vicki Hall
As we head into International Women’s Day on Friday, CFL.ca’s Vicki Hall reflects on her career and the sometimes lonely road as a female sports reporter that eventually led her to ...

Listen: Diversity is Strength Conversations Podcast

March 1, 2024 | CFL.ca Staff
Listen to every episode of the Diversity is Strength Conversation podcast series.

DIS Conversations: Celebrating Black Excellence In Canadian Sport

February 27, 2024 | CFL.ca Staff
In the CFL’s latest Diversity Is Strength Conversations series, Donnovan Bennett hosts a conversation with Jon Cornish and Georgette Reed on celebrating Black Excellence in Sport.

7 players join CFL Mentorship Program in Toronto

February 20, 2024 | CFL.ca Staff
As part of the CFL’s third annual Mentorship Program, seven players will join the league office for a unique opportunity to deepen their understanding of the business behind professional ...

O’Leary: Diversity In Football Program continues to open doors

February 15, 2024 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at the Diversity In Football Program, which is taking applicants for its 2024 cohort, as an example of how the CFL continues to try to open doors ...

Apply Now: Diversity in Football Program presented by Securian Canada

February 13, 2024 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League (CFL) and Securian Canada – a leading insurance provider of innovative, life-ready insurance solutions in Canada – are pleased to announce the third year of the ...

In My Words | Bo Lokombo: Why I work with an anti-racism program

February 12, 2024 | Bo Lokombo
In this edition of In My Words, BC Lions linebacker Bo Lokombo writes why it was so important that he got involved in the Lions’ Team up to End Racism program.

Hall: Pinball reflects on opportunity during BHM

February 9, 2024 | Vicki Hall
Toronto Argonauts’ GM Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons uses his Pinball Clemons Foundation to create opportunities for marginalized and racialized youth as they enter the workforce. ...

James Vaughters highlights importance of Black History Month

February 5, 2024 | Makayla Berze
James Vaughters explicates the importance of Black History Month, acknowledging Black History, shedding light on social injustices and listing those in the Black community that inspire him.

Apply Now: Women in Football Program presented by KPMG

February 1, 2024 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League (CFL) and KPMG LLP (KPMG) are proud to present Year Three of the Women in Football Program. Applications are now open.

Landry: Cornish having important conversations during Black History Month

February 1, 2024 | Don Landry
As CFL.ca’s Don Landry writes, former Calgary Stampeder running back Jon Cornish is having important conversations during Black History Month, including sharing his own story in a speech on ...

Pontbriand grows the game, eyes bigger future

November 26, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
For her undying efforts to improve the CFL’s progress with inclusivity, diversity, equity and anti-racism, Laurence Pontbriand was named the winner of the 2023 Jane Mawby Tribute Award as ...

Lions’ Garry Peters honoured w/ naming ceremony from fan

September 30, 2023 | Steven Chang
Jeremiah Peters, a longtime BC Lions fan, recently performed a naming ceremony for Lions’ DB Garry Peters, giving them a family-like connection. It’s the latest step in a growing ...

Landry: Fine, Evans proud to cross paths on T&R weekend

September 29, 2023 | Don Landry
Quarterbacks Dane Evans and Mason Fine both have Indigenous roots and are happy to share the field on Friday night in Vancouver, writes CFL.ca’s Don Landry.

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Reconciliation through sport

September 26, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
The Diversity Is Strength Conversations series shifts its focus to Truth and Reconciliation and what reconciliation through sport can look like. Kevin T. Hart, Amy Shipley and Brian Chrupalo join ...

Elks reveal Indigenous logo by artist Conrad Plews

August 2, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
The Edmonton Elks are proud to be the latest CFL team to add an Indigenous logo, as the Club unveiled a new look on Wednesday.

CFL and KPMG present the 2023 Women in Football Program

June 27, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League (CFL) and KPMG have partnered to deliver the Women in Football Program to promote inclusivity, diversity, and equity throughout the league.