Diversity Is Strength

Acknowledging Truth & Pursuing Reconciliation: A CFL Original

September 30, 2022 | CFL.ca Staff
Dane Evans was joined by Donnovan Bennett for a tour of Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and Six Nations of the Grand River, to discuss Truth and Reconciliation and celebrate Indigenous ...

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Truth and Reconciliation

September 13, 2022 | CFL.ca Staff
Donnovan Bennett hosts a special Diversity Is Strength Conversations episode this month, as we approach the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada on Sept. 30.

Canadian women make presence felt at World Championship

August 7, 2022 | Chris O'Leary
Canada’s national women’s football team is competing for bronze at the IFAF Women’s World Championship on Sunday, with a pair of CFL connections there, in receiver Laurence ...

Landry: MBT on equality, brotherhood and football

June 24, 2022 | Don Landry
In an open and honest conversation with CFL.ca’s Don Landry, Argos’ QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson shares his thoughts on football’s ability to be an accepting and welcoming atmosphere.

Diversity is Strength Conversations: Pride Month

June 21, 2022 | CFL.ca Staff
Donnovan Bennett hosts the CFL’s latest installment of its Diversity Is Strength Conversations series. To celebrate Pride Month, Bennett chats with Claire Dore and Ryan O’Callaghan.

Making Football an Accepting space | Diversity is Strength Conversations

June 20, 2022 | CFL.ca Staff
In honour of Pride Month we speak with two great football figures in Claire Dore and former NFL offensive lineman Ryan O’Callaghan.

Dupont-Parent aims to build through Als’ experience

June 2, 2022 | Jim Morris
Andreanne Dupont-Parent hopes to bring what she’s learned studying Alouettes’ GM Danny Maciocia back to her work with the Central Canadian Women’s League that she runs. ...

Henry Chiu leads diversity charge in officiating

May 30, 2022 | Chris O'Leary
As the chair of the CFL’s Amateur Officiating Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Henry Chiu is working to grow the next generation of officials at all levels of the game, to reflect the ...

Former Lion Dante Marsh adjusts to Riders’ Green

May 30, 2022 | Jim Morris
After spending 11 seasons as a player with the BC Lions, Dante Marsh is back in the CFL, taking part in the Riders’ training camp through the Diversity In Football Program. CFL.ca’s ...

Meagan Ferguson brings unique skill set to REDBLACKS

May 29, 2022 | Chris O'Leary
A coach of multiple sports with a sports psychology background, Meagan Ferguson brings a unique perspective to the Ottawa REDBLACKS’ camp, as part of the Women In Football Program, ...

Raymond taking his next football steps in Calgary

May 28, 2022 | Don Landry
Keon Raymond spent eight years with the Calgary Stampeders. The former defensive back has returned to McMahon Stadium as a part of the CFL’s Diversity in Football program and tells ...

O’Leary: Norman Kwong’s legacy stands tall over Canada

May 23, 2022 | Chris O'Leary
Norman Kwong overcame substantial hurdles as a child in Calgary in the 1930s to first have a legendary CFL career and eventually serving as lieutenant governor of Alberta. CFL.ca senior writer ...

A Part Of Change: Obby Khan shares his journey from the CFL to politics

May 23, 2022 | Chris O'Leary
As he celebrates Asian Heritage Month, former CFL offensive lineman Obby Khan reflects on his post-playing days journey from entrepreneurship in Winnipeg to his recent electoral win that made him ...

Morris: Charmant soaking up info from Jones, Elks

May 22, 2022 | Jim Morris
Gladymir Charmant is getting the full experience of the Edmonton Elks in his time with the team through the CFL’s Diversity In Football Program, including 5 a.m. walks with Chris Jones, ...

Lions’ Chungh hopes to inspire future players

May 22, 2022 | Don Landry
In the same way that Bobby Singh inspired BC Lions’ offensive lineman Sukh Chungh to play professionally, Chungh hopes that he’s inspiring future players of South Asian descent to ...

Morris: MacIntyre soaking up experience w/ Bombers

May 21, 2022 | Jim Morris
After working as a receivers coach at McMaster in 2021, Taylor MacIntyre is soaking up everything she can this month with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers coaching staff, writes CFL.ca’s Jim Morris.

Diversity Is Strength Conversations: Asian Heritage Month

May 20, 2022 | CFL.ca Staff
Donnovan Bennett hosts the CFL’s latest installment of its Diversity Is Strength Conversations series. To celebrate Asian Heritage Month, Bennett chats with Edmonton Elks president and CEO ...

Asian Heritage in the CFL | ‘Diversity is Strength Conversations’

May 20, 2022 | CFL.ca Staff
In honour of Asian Heritage Month, we talk to three prominent CFL figures: Edmonton Elks’ President & CEO Victor Cui, former CFL offensive lineman and coach Bryan Chiu and current Blue ...

Adams learning on all sides of the game with Argos

May 19, 2022 | Don Landry
Darrell Adams happily jumped at the opportunity to gain some experience on the coaching and football operations side of the game, through the CFL’s Diversity in Football Program. The former ...

O’Leary: Ruller seizing opportunity with Riders

May 15, 2022 | Chris O'Leary
If Amanda Ruller had listened to the people that told her no in her life, she wouldn’t be learning from the Saskatchewan Roughriders coaching staff in training camp this month. CFL.ca ...