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.

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 ...

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. ...

O’Leary: Ticats move forward in new environment

January 19, 2024 | Chris O'Leary
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are hoping that some front office change involving some familiar faces is enough to get them back on top of the CFL’s East Division.

Jones on Bethel-Thompson: ‘He’s a true leader’

January 11, 2024 | José Ferraz
Edmonton Elks head coach and general manager Chris Jones is hoping that the addition of quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson can catapult them to new heights when combined with a now more ...

O’Leary: Dickenson, Stamps open to change in 2024

January 9, 2024 | Chris O'Leary
After the Calgary Stampeders posted a disappointing record in 2023, general manager and head coach Dave Dickenson is going into 2024 open to all things as he works to get his team back to the top ...

REDBLACKS’ Bruggeling hopes to add Olympian title to resume

December 22, 2023 | Frankie Benvenuti
Two seasons into his CFL career, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Keaton Bruggeling is also working to become an Olympian for Canada in the bobsleigh, writes REDBLACKS.com’s Frankie Benvenuti.

O’Leary: Fajardo, Als shift to being the hunted team

December 11, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
The Montreal Alouettes rallied around the underdog label placed on them in 2023. As 2024 approaches, freshly-extended quarterback Cody Fajardo knows his team won’t be overlooked again, says ...

‘No hesitation’ says Jefferson about extension with Bombers

December 7, 2023 | Ed Tait
Willie Jefferson never hesitated in accepting a contract extension from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, writes Ed Tait.

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 ...

O’Leary: Reed’s name perfectly tied to CFL MOP award

November 25, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
In adding George Reed’s name to the Most Outstanding Player award, the CFL has ensured that one of its most cherished figures is forever tied to the game, says CFL.ca senior writer Chris ...

O’Leary: Lifted by legendary QBs, Fajardo breaks through

November 20, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Riding on the advice of former QBs Ricky Ray, Travis Lulay, Anthony Calvillo and his coach, Jason Maas, Cody Fajardo had his breakthrough in the 110th Grey Cup, says CFL.ca senior writer Chris ...

O’Leary: Als find stability in run to Grey Cup game

November 18, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
After a tumultuous number of years, stability has finally found the Montreal Alouettes. CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at the journey that some of those figures around the team ...

O’Leary: Lawler seeks full circle moment at Grey Cup

November 17, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Kenny Lawler left the Blue Bombers in 2022 for greener pastures, only to return to the team a year later with a new appreciation for the close-knit group he’d left behind, says CFL.ca ...

Landry: Bombers’ Holm sharpened by teammate Schoen

November 15, 2023 | Don Landry
Evan Holm is All-Star quality proof of the adage that iron sharpens iron, writes CFL.ca’s Don Landry, as he’s worked against star Blue Bombers’ receiver Dalton Schoen in ...

O’Leary: MAD, the Alouettes’ gentleman thief

November 14, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Marc-Antoine Dequoy has a knack for making game-swinging plays. CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at Dequoy’s history against the Blue Bombers and why Dequoy sees a tough ...

Landry: A Biggie-sized question looms over Bombers

November 14, 2023 | Don Landry
While the Winnipeg Blue Bombers wait to see the game day status of veteran linebacker Adam Bighill, CFL.ca’s Don Landry looks at a linebacker group that’s eager to step in on ...

O’Leary: Bombers send message in WF win

November 11, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers set the tone early in their Western Final win over the BC Lions, says CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary. That should serve them well in the 110th Grey Cup.

O’Leary: Lions roar in Campbell’s culture

November 10, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
BC Lions head coach Rick Campbell has built up a culture that radiates a positivity around his players, says CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary. The Lions hope it’ll help lift them to ...

O’Leary: Oliveira’s impatience for success pays off

November 9, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Hyper competitive and hyper driven, Brady Oliveira is showing the CFL and the football world what he’s known all of his life, says CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.