Diversity Is Strength

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.

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Sports for everyone

June 20, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
In CFL.ca’s latest Diversity Is Strength Conversations series, Donnovan Bennett speaks with Joel Horton of the National Gay Flag Football League and Brock McGillis of the Alphabet Sports ...

Landry: Playbook in hand, Plamondon enjoys time w/ Als

June 4, 2023 | Don Landry
Sabrina Plamondon immersed herself in the experience she had with the Alouettes as part of the Women In Football Program, presented by KPMG, writes CFL.ca’s Don Landry, and she suggests ...

Gregory Coates-Cameron jumps at training camp chance

June 4, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
A coach at the start of his career with lofty aspirations, Gregory Coates-Cameron felt like he landed in the perfect spot with the Ottawa REDBLACKS as part of the Diversity In Football Program ...

Behar, Korte delivering message of inclusivity in football

June 1, 2023 | Pat Steinberg
With the opening of Pride Month on June 1, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Nate Behar and Edmonton Elks offensive lineman Mark Korte preached the importance of inclusivity in football for the LGBTQI+ ...

Sherstobitoff brings additional mental health dynamic to Argos’ camp

May 19, 2023 | Jim Morris
Sara Sherstobitoff is at the Toronto Argonauts camp as a part of the Women In Football Program, presented by KPMG. As CFL.ca’s Jim Morris, writes, she’s combining her love of sport ...

Landry: Grieco comes full circle at Bombers’ camp

May 19, 2023 | Don Landry
As a part of the Women In Football Program presented by KPMG, coach Melissa Grieco is cherishing every moment she’s getting at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers camp, writes CFL.ca’s Don Landry.

Morris: Diversity In Football participants seize opportunity

May 17, 2023 | Jim Morris
Participants in the Diversity In Football Program are eager to use their opportunity at CFL training camps to take the next step in their football careers, writes CFL.ca’s Jim Morris.

Landry: Matt Bucknor soaking up Ticats’ camp experience

May 17, 2023 | Don Landry
Former six-year CFL vet Matt Bucknor is getting a taste of coaching as a part of the CFL’s Diversity In Football Program, writes CFL.ca’s Don Landry.

Morris: Diversity In Football program returns for 2023

May 16, 2023 | Jim Morris
The Diversity In Football Program presented by Securian Canada is back for its second year. CFL.ca’s Jim Morris chats with Laurence Pontbriand of the CFL about the program’s success ...

Landry: Women In Football Program rolls into second year

May 16, 2023 | Don Landry
As the Women In Football Program’s 2023 cohort embarks on training camp, CFL.ca’s Don Landry chats with Laurence Pontbriand about the success of the program in 2022 and where ...

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Asian culture in Canadian football

May 11, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
In recognition of Asian Heritage Month, CFL on TSN’s Farhan Lalji, former o-lineman Obby Khan and football official Henry Chiu join Donnovan Bennett to share their experiences in Canada and ...

Breaking Tackles And Barriers: The legacy of Bill Hatanaka

May 9, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
Former Ottawa Rough Rider Bill Hatanaka spoke with Donnovan Bennett on his history-making Grey Cup play and his passion for diversity and inclusion in workplaces and the world at large.

Japanese coach Yuta Nigawa envisions a CFL future

May 1, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Japanese coach Yuta Nigawa used the recent CFL Combine as a coaching clinic and networking event, in hopes of returning down the road as a CFL coach.

Diversity In Football Progam presented by Securian Canada welcomes nine participants

April 12, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
The CFL is thrilled to welcome nine participants to this year’s Diversity in Football Program presented by Securian Canada.

Nine participants join Women In Football Program presented by KPMG

March 30, 2023 | CFL.ca Staff
Nine participants have been selected as the second cohort for the Women in Football Program presented by KPMG LLP (KPMG).