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Laval to host 56th Vanier Cup championship

June 17, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
U SPORTS is proud to announce that Université Laval in Québec City has been awarded the right to host the 56th Vanier Cup championship on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at TELUS-Université Laval Stadium.

Stamps round out 2021 coaching staff

June 17, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson announces two new members of his coaching staff for the 2021 Canadian Football League season.

Rapid COVID-19 testing key to CFL’s return to play protocols

June 17, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League is working with Health Canada to make rapid testing a key part of its health and safety protocols as its teams prepare to return to action this summer.

AJ Gass leaves Elks organization due to personal reasons

June 16, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Edmonton Elks’ special teams coordinator and linebackers coach AJ Gass has departed the organization for personal reasons, the team announced on Wednesday.

Roughriders sign American LB Deon Lacey

June 15, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American linebacker Deon Lacey, the team announced on Tuesday.

Circle Your Calendars: CFL releases 2021 schedule

June 15, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The CFL has released its 2021 season schedule and things kick off with a 107th Grey Cup rematch between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

O’Leary: Light at the end of the tunnel for CFL fans

June 14, 2021 | Chris O'Leary
Monday’s announcement of the Aug. 5 return to play was one of the most important moments in the CFL’s history, according to CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.

Commissioner Ambrosie: “We’ll kick off our season on August 5th”

June 14, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie spoke with media on Monday following an announcement that the Board of Governors voted unanimously to approve the return of the CFL in 2021

Good to Go: Board approves ’21 season, CFL kicks off Aug. 5

June 14, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
On Monday, the league’s Board of Governors approved a 14-game regular season for its’ teams that will kick off August 5.

CFL statement on allegation of violence against LGBTQ2S+ community member

June 9, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The CFL has released a statement regarding an allegation of violence against a LGBTQ2S+ community member, that has been made against Chris Larsen, an Ottawa REDBLACKS player.

Alouettes sign ’21 Global picks, Carabins’ WR Kevin Kaya

June 8, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Montreal Alouettes announced on Tuesday that the club has signed deals with the four players drafted in the 2021 Global Draft, including Japanese running back Taku Lee. The team also signed ...

Riders sign RB, return specialist Marcus Murphy

June 7, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed American running back Marcus Murphy, the team announced on Monday.

Stamps sign American LB Jarell White

June 7, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Calgary Stampeders have signed American linebacker Jarell White, the team announced on Monday.

Riders sign second overall draft pick Nelson Lokombo

June 4, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed their first round CFL draft pick, defensive back Nelson Lokombo.

McMaster offers 2 apprenticeship coaching positions for women

June 2, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
For the first time in its program’s history, the McMaster Marauders football team has established two apprenticeship coaching positions targeted specifically for women to encourage and ...

Lions add Claudell Louis, Trysten Dyce to coaching staff

June 2, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The BC Lions announced two additions to the coaching staff on Wednesday: offensive assistant Trysten Dyce and defensive assistant Claudell Louis.

Edmonton officially announces team name as Elks

June 1, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Edmonton officially announced on Tuesday that the team will be known as the Edmonton Elks. Along with the new name, the team also revealed its new logo.

U SPORTS announces revised football eligibility policies

May 31, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
U SPORTS announced Monday new football eligibility policies after undergoing a review of the previous Maximum Years (or “age cap”) regulation.

CFL issues statement regarding discovery of remains of 215 Indigenous children at former residential school

May 31, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
The CFL has issued a statement regarding discovery of remains of 215 Indigenous children at a former residential school.

Catherine Raiche becomes highest ranking female personnel in NFL history

May 27, 2021 | CFL.ca Staff
Former Montreal Alouettes assistant GM Catherine Raiche has become the highest ranking female in football personnel in NFL history.
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