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Canadian Football League team drops players after homophobic comments

The Edmonton Eskimos, a team in the Canadian Football League (CFL), dropped one of their players over the weekend due to some homophobobic comments that were made on Twitter. Christion Jones, who used to be wide receiver on the Edmonton »

Society

Toronto Argos are Canadian football champs

The storied “Grey Cup” heads to Toronto It was as exciting a game as could be imagined for a Canadian Football league championship. The Canadian game is generally seen as a more open faster game than the U.S, NFL games »

Society

Get ready get set, for Grey Cup Sunday

It is one of the premier sports events in Canada. It’s rough, and ready as the 105th edition of the Canadian Football League (CFL) Grey Cup football (rugby) match is taking place this weekend to determine the Canadian champions. The »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Politics, Society

Anti-Trump anthem protests spread to Canada

(Have your say, comments open at bottom) U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized those players in the National Football League (NFL) for showing disrespect to the national anthem during major events. The original act began with former San Francisco 49ers »

Arts & Entertainment, Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

CFL –no hit practices; fewer injuries-concussions

The Canadian Football League (N.American style football) has announced an immediate policy change in an effort to reduce injuries and concussions. The League and players union together announced an immediate halt to full contact, padded practices during the regular season. »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Asian heritage month: Norm Kwong ”The China Clipper”

It was another case of sheer talent, drive, and determination breaking down barriers. In this case, it was in sports, business, and politics. Norman Kwong became the first Chinese-Canadian to play in the Canadian Football League (CFL).  At 5’9” and »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Canadian football’s biggest moment, this weekend.

It is the biggest event in Canadian football..(North American rugby that is) The final championship game for the Grey Cup trophy goes this Sunday evening in Toronto.  It will be the 104th Grey Cup match. It will see the Calgary »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Where are the Canadian entertainers?

Another bit of controversy has begun in Canada over a half-time show at a major sporting event. Canadians are becoming increasingly upset that Canadian artists are not being featured at these major events. Earlier this year there was disappointment and »

Arts & Entertainment, Indigenous, Society

Political correctness comes to Canadian Football

It was an exciting 103rd Grey Cup matchup between Canada’s east and west Canadian Football League (CFL) champions. After the scoring went back and forth keeping fans on edge, the west’s Edmonton Eskimos finally prevailed over the east’s Ottawa Redblacks »

Society

Canada’s premier football event: The Grey Cup!

All this weekend a huge number of parties and celebrations have been going on in the western city of Winnipeg Manitoba. Today is marks the 103rd edition of the final match up and culmination of the Canadian Football League (CFL) »