Does the CFL need federal funding to survive the COVID-19 pandemic? Sports economist raises questions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says federal officials are working with the Canadian Football League on a request for up to $150 million in financial aid for the league. “We are currently looking at how we can support various organizations,” Trudeau…

CFL player’s assocation seeks answers from league as COVID-19 shutdown continues

The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is asking for more cooperation from the league during the COVID-19 pandemic. CFLPA president and Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian said the CFL and the players’ association were having regular conversations on how to…

Tentative deal gives Americans incentive to remain with Canadian Football League teams

The tentative agreement between the CFL and CFL Players’ Association gives American players more incentive to stay in the league. According to two sources, the proposed three-year deal includes provisions for Americans to be deemed Canadian after as little as…

CFL, CFL Players’ Association reach agreement on new contract

There’s labour peace in the Canadian Football League. The league and CFL Players’ Association have come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement. This round of bargaining began Sunday night and Tuesday’s session was the final scheduled face-to-face session…

Collective bargaining talks continue between CFL, CFL Players’ Association

The CFL and CFL Players’ Association are now into marathon bargaining. According to a pair of sources, the two sides met into the night Monday and got a head start on talks early Tuesday morning, with the expectation that negotiations…

Edmonton Eskimos face uncertain start to CFL season as possible strike looms

Training camps across the Canadian Football League are set to open on May 19, but standing in the way is a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between the league and its players. Story continues below The current CBA is set…