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NEWS RELEASE        ​ July 17, 2017 CFL Players’ Association partners with Enriched Academy to assist players’ finances, careers Enriched Academy is supported by two members of Dragons’ Den – Jim Treliving and Bruce Croxon   TORONTO – The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) announced at a press conference, hosted earlier today in downtown Toronto, an exciting new partnership agreement with […]

NEWS RELEASE - CFLPA

NEWS RELEASE – CFLPA

NEWS RELEASE ​​​​​Thursday July 13, 2017 For Immediate Release: TORONTO – The Canadian Football League Players’ Association along with Will Hill of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats accepts the decision handed down from Commissioner Ambrosie. Our players appreciate and respect the role our officials play in our great game. The CFLPA awaits Commissioner Ambrosie’s introduction of a […]

CFLPA News Release - Rick Klassen

CFLPA News Release – Rick Klassen

NEWS RELEASE                                                          Friday July 7, 2017   CFL Players’ Association says brain autopsy of veteran player Rick Klassen showing stage II CTE is evidence for urgent need to reduce unnecessary contact, improve player safety and rehabilitation   TORONTO – The Canadian Football League Players’ Association says the brain autopsy of veteran CFL lineman […]

CFLPA Release

CFLPA Release

NEWS RELEASE Wednesday July 5, 2017 CFL Players’ Association congratulates new CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie; hopes having ex-CFL player will move forward outstanding player safety and rehabilitation issues TORONTO – The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is congratulating new CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie on his appointment today. “We congratulate and welcome Randy Ambrosie as the […]

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:  […]