Canadian Men’s Health Foundation at the 105th Grey Cup Festival!

by Krystal LaFrance | Dec 18, 2017 The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation team can’t stop talking about Grey Cup 2017. It was a heck of a game, no doubt, but for us the build-up to the main event was just as thrilling. “With more than 3M Canadians reached over the course of our campaign, we took a big step ... More

CFL Alumni Update Magazine 105th Grey Cup Collectors Edition

This years CFL Alumni Update Magazine features the 2017 CFLAA Men of Year co-recipients Jeff Avery and Russ Jackson.  You will also find interesting updates from each team’s Alumni Association Presidents and an article about CFL Alumni that are now coaching in the CFL and more. Click on the cover of the magazine to ... More

Canadian Football Players Put their Shoulder into Men’s Health

Posted on November 24, 2017 CFL Alumni Association Partner with Canadian Men’s Health Foundation to make Football Fans as Healthy as the Players on the Field Canadians may believe they are a fit nation, but Canadian men actually lag behind in health. In fact, more than 65% of Canadian men aged 30 – 64 are overwei... More

COMMISSIONER’S AWARD HONOURS MEMORY OF RICK SOWIETA

Former Ottawa Rough Rider gave back to the game at every level Thursday, November 23, 2017 — OTTAWA -- A life marked by a devotion to football and a willingness to help others was honoured this evening with the posthumous presentation of the Commissioner’s Award to Rick Sowieta. “A wise man once ... More

3 Easy Ways to Get Into Your Best Shape Ever

By Adam Bisby on November 22, 2017 Is Henry Burris still known as “Smilin’ Hank”? He sure is, but these days it’s about more than his pearly whites and infectious grin. A year after going out on top as a Grey Cup champion, Henry keeps smiling by staying active and healthy. Like many guys, his busy ... More

3 Key Tips For Getting to A Healthy Weight

By Adam Bisby on November 10, 2017 Did you hear the one about the couple who discussed their living wills while watching the big game? Him: “I never want to exist in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and taking fluids from a bottle.” Her: “Guess we better unplug the TV and pour your beer down the ... More

How to Get Motivated by Your Better Half

By Adam Bisby on November 8, 2017 Have you ever trash-talked while playing Monopoly? Revved your engine at a red light? If so, you may have something in common with Orlando Bowen. As a linebacker with the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Orlando was renowned for his competitive fire. Thirteen years after ... More

Gene Mack’s Jaw-Dropping Story We Can All Learn From

By Roberta Staley on November 1, 2017 Like many guys, former CFL linebacker Gene Mack has learned to dial back the excesses of his younger days. He still has the occasional light beer and a double scotch once a month. “Just take care of yourself,” says Mack, 67. “Do your excesses in moderation.” The thing is, ... More

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CFLPA Pension Plan

Click on the links below to view information. CFLPA Pension Plan Q & A Govt. of Canada Pension Benefits Coverage Letter Former CFLPA Players Missing with Pension Monies Available More

How to Schedule Exercise into Your Life

By Roberta Staley For some professional athletes, saying goodbye to the game can lead to a sense of loss not only of self-esteem and identity but the close-knit camaraderie that unites team members. Leaving the Toronto Argonauts in 1995, after four years as a pro linebacker, was tough, admits Joe Sardo of Hamilton, ... More