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CFL announces commissioner Jeffrey Orridge’s departure from league

The CFL announced earlier today that commissioner Jeffrey Orridge will be departing from the league, effective June 30, 2017. The CFLPA respects the Board of Governors of the Canadian Football League and commissioner Jeffrey Orridge’s decision to mutually part ways and acknowledges the accomplishments the commissioner has made during the time he has spent working […]

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#1PlayAway – Severe Injury

A severe injury can destroy more than just a player’s career. Every game – every play, CFL players take a gamble with their future. CFL players need adequate health coverage to rebuild their bodies and lives in the event of a serious injury. But currently, that coverage doesn’t exist. Without coverage from the workplace compensation […]


#1PlayAway Campaign

The CFL Players’ Association is proud to announce the launch of a new campaign during Canadian Football Week. Called #1PlayAway, the new campaign aims to draw awareness to the current lack of health and safety coverage afforded to professional football players and fellow athletes. Because players are not covered under the workplace compensation system provided […]


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:  […]


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 […]