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Media Release

May 16, 2022

CFLPA members in Hamilton to stand together outside Tim Hortons Field on Tuesday

Toronto – Tomorrow, members of the Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) in Hamilton will stand together in solidarity on Melrose Avenue outside Tim Hortons Field.

Canadian football fans in Hamilton are invited to attend the location where members will be present to sign autographs and stand together in a show of solidarity to demand the Canadian Football League gets back to the table.

On Sunday afternoon, CFLPA members were locked out of club facilities by team owners in seven of nine cities.

Every effort continues to be made by the CFLPA bargaining committee to reach a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the CFL on a new and fair collective agreement (CBA).

Since the CFL walked away from the bargaining table, the CFLPA has told the CFL that it is prepared to continue negotiations anywhere and at any time in order to get players back to work and fans back in the stands and celebrating a new season. The current CBA expired on Sunday, May 15.

CFLPA Solidarity in Hamilton event details:

Location: 64 Melrose Avenue, Hamilton, ON
Date: Tuesday, May 17
Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m.

About the CFLPA
The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) is the union for professional football players in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Since 1965, the Association has worked to establish fair and reasonable working conditions while protecting the rights of all CFL players. In addition to negotiating and enforcing the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the CFLPA provides a variety of member services, builds corporate and community partnerships and works diligently for the betterment of its membership. Find us online at

For more information:  Jason Langvee, CFLPA Office, [email protected], 1-800-616-6865


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