34 Results for month: 09/2016

THE DAY AWAY – GREY CUP EXPERIENCE

Day Away Grey Cup Experience Cancer can put a strain on more that just your health. Our Day Away Program gives people a day(s) to rejuvenate and spend time with loved ones without any extra burdens. If you know someone who has been affected by cancer and would be reinvigorated by a trip to Grey Cup please write to us. Deadline is October ... More

THIS WEEK IN THE CFL – WEEK 15

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — Week 15 begins with a big West Division tilt on Friday Night Football between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the travelling Edmonton Eskimos. An Edmonton victory would move the Eskimos two points behind the Bombers with four weeks left to play. On Saturday, Calgary and their 11-game unbeaten streak ... More

STATEMENT FROM COMMISSIONER JEFFREY L. ORRIDGE REGARDING DISCIPLINE AGAINST KENT AUSTIN

  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — TORONTO (September 28, 2016) -- Today the Canadian Football League (CFL) released the following statement: Respect for officials is a basic tenet of sport. Their impartial participation makes fair competition possible. And their security is paramount. That is why it is absolutely unacceptable for a coach ... More

The Bud Grant Story

September 26, 2016 Ed Tait @EdTaitWFC Bud Grant is on the line and, at age 89, is still sounding sharp, still spinning tales, and still so full of life. As Grant is to become the latest addition to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba this Friday, we wanted to begin our chat with a ... More

Bud Grant to be inducted into Ring of Honour

Rhéanne M. @Wpg_BlueBombers  WINIPEG, MB., September 26, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Bud Grant as the seventh inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at Investors Group Field. Grant first came to the Bombers as a player in 1953, and played for four seasons before hanging up ... More

2016 CFL Fans Fight Cancer Meet & Greet

CFL Fans Fight Cancer is pleased to announce their annual Grey Cup Meet and Greet is back for another year! This year we will be working in conjunction with the Never Alone Foundation and the CFL Alumni Association to support a local cancer charity. As Grey Cup is in Toronto, we will continue to support our partners at the Wellspring Downtown ... More

Statement on the death of Mylan Hicks

  Sunday, September 25, 2016 — The Canadian Football League and the Canadian Football League Players' Association have released the following statement on the death of Calgary Stampeders’ Mylan Hicks: “The Calgary Stampeders informed us this morning of the sad news regarding the death of Mylan Hicks. On behalf of our Board of Governors ... More

Stampeders mourn death of Mylan Hicks

September 25, 2016 Stampeders.com Staff The Calgary Stampeders are devastated by the news of the death of team member Mylan Hicks. Mylan’s life was taken in act of violence early on Sunday morning. “Obviously this is an extremely difficult and upsetting time for the players and staff,” said Stampeders president and general ... More

Grey Cup Festival Reunion Photos

On September 14th, 2016 a Grey Cup Festival Reunion was held at the prestigious Albany Club in Toronto.   The event was as result of a collaboration between the Greater Toronto JC Senate Alumni and CFLAA.   The Chair was Rick Walker, Chair of 1970 Grey Cup Festival, John Slade, Hon. Douglas Lewis, Ron Warr, Jim Chestnutt, Marjorie Dumbrell, Sheryl ... More

THIS WEEK IN THE CFL – WEEK 14

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — Week 14 in the CFL begins in the nation’s capital Friday night with a double header. The Toronto Argonauts travel up the 401 to take on the Ottawa REDBLACKS in an East Division tilt that will be a swing game for the victor. A Toronto win would put them ahead of Ottawa in the standings, whereas an Ottawa win would give ... More