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Shawn Gore is just the latest Canadian football player to go on to an interesting career

Shawn Gore is just the latest Canadian football player to go on to an interesting career

Shawn Gore is just the latest Canadian football player to go on to an interesting career Written by: Andrew Bucholtz Long-time B.C. Lions receiver Shawn Gore retired after seven seasons with the team to join the Vancouver Police Department on May 4, but he’s far from the first Canadian football player to have a notable […]

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CFLPA Announces 2016 All-Star Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24/11/16   CFLPA 2016 ALL-STAR TEAM Toronto, ON (Nov 24, 2016) – The CFL Players’ Association is pleased to announce its 2016 CFLPA All-Star Team:   OFFENCE: DEFENCE: Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell Calgary Stampeders Defensive End John Chick Hamilton Tiger Cats Offensive Tackle Jovan Olafioye BC Lions Defensive End Charleston Hughes Calgary […]

CFLPA State of the Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 22, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY The Canadian Football League Players’ Association State of the Union (Stoney Creek, ON)  In an effort to promote communication and accessibility, the CFLPA will hold its inaugural State of the Union address during Grey Cup week in Toronto.EVENT:  CFLPA State of the Union ‎Media Conference. WHO:  […]

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The CFLPA announces 10th Annual Official Players’ Party

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, November 19, 2016 (Stoney Creek, ON)  The CFL Players’ Association is pleased to announce that the 10th Annual Official Players’ Party will be held at Wayne Gretzky’s, 99 Blue Jay’s Way, Toronto, ON. The Official Players’ Party, an annual CFLPA event held during Grey Cup week, has become a “must […]

The CFL Players’ Association Partners With Kids Help Phone for Grey Cup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 10, 2016 The CFL Players’ Association announces support of Kids Help Phone: Invites community to attend special event during 104th Grey Cup   (Stoney Creek, ON)  The CFL Players’ Association is teaming up with Kids Help Phone for the 104th Grey Cup at our Players’ Headquarters to encourage youth to […]

Congratulations to the 2016 Tom Pate Nominees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, November 06, 2016 (Stoney Creek, ON)  Every year at Grey Cup, the Canadian Football League Players’ Association presents the Tom Pate Award.  It is not an award presented on one’s ability to perform on the field, but rather it is an award given to players who display qualities that distinguish them […]

 CFLPA Release

For Immediate Release: October 7th, 2016 (Stoney Creek, ON)  The CFLPA does not condone the use of prohibited substances by its members and supports the joint Policy to Prevent the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs. The player will be subject to mandatory drug testing and will participate in an assessment and clinical evaluation to determine […]