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Source: Federal, provincial government awaiting certainty from CFL

Source: Federal, provincial government awaiting certainty from CFL

On Friday, the league extended the deadline to this week as it awaited word on government assistance. But it appears both federal and provincial officials also awaiting further certainty from the league regarding its ability to go ahead with an abbreviated 2020 campaign
U Sports alters stance on football age eligibility for pandemic-impacted players

U Sports alters stance on football age eligibility for pandemic-impacted players

U Sports cancelled the 2020 Vanier Cup and the two bowl games that served as semifinals because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canada West, Ontario and Atlantic conferences won't operate a football schedule this fall.
CFL, CFL Players' Association extend CBA amendment talks deadline

CFL, CFL Players' Association extend CBA amendment talks deadline

Prior to the start of negotiations last month, the CFL imposed Friday as the deadline for CBA amendments, along with an extension of the deal past its 2021 expiry. It also wanted health-and-safety protocols and federal funding in place by Friday.
Blue Jays looking at backup plan for home stadium

Blue Jays looking at backup plan for home stadium

The Buffalo News reported last week that the Blue Jays have reached out to the owners of their triple-A team in Buffalo, N.Y., to discuss the possible use of Sahlen Field.
Brooke Henderson raising awareness for Parkinson's through local SuperWalk

Brooke Henderson raising awareness for Parkinson's through local SuperWalk

"COVID or not, funds are still needed to support the services people need," says the nine-time LPGA winner.
'Things haven't gone as planned this summer:' BlackJacks' Scrubb looking forward to CEBL tournament

'Things haven't gone as planned this summer:' BlackJacks' Scrubb looking forward to CEBL tournament

“There’s a lot of workouts on YouTube, a lot of yoga, just whatever I can to stay in shape, but yeah I’m hoping to get on an actual court soon,” says the former Carleton Ravens basketball star. 
Ontario Sport Minister says no CFL-specific financial aid on table

Ontario Sport Minister says no CFL-specific financial aid on table

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie testified before an Ontario committee on finance on June 18 regarding the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the CFL.
Canadian Malcolm Shaw becomes the first forward to sign with Atletico Ottawa

Canadian Malcolm Shaw becomes the first forward to sign with Atletico Ottawa

Shaw is the 15th player to sign with the expansion CPL team — and the first forward.
Ottawa BlackJacks to play first official games in St. Catharines as part of CEBL tournament

Ottawa BlackJacks to play first official games in St. Catharines as part of CEBL tournament

The Canadian Elite Basketball League is looking to hold a four-week-long event, but the timing of it is subject to the status of the province of Ontario’s phased in reopening.
Alfredsson passed over once again by Hockey Hall of Fame

Alfredsson passed over once again by Hockey Hall of Fame

This year's induction class includes former Ottawa Senator Marion Hossa, Jarome Iginla, Doug Wilson, Kim St. Pierre and Ken Holland.
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