Single Point Links posted in December 2019

2020 CFL Schedule Released

Published on December 16, 2019 9:08 PM

In addition to the the schedule, read the announcement and the 12 days to circle.

Where Are They Now? Ben Cahoon

Published on December 14, 2019 12:06 PM

Out of coaching, Cahoon (1998-2010, MTL) is in sales for Good 2 Go (G2G) protein bars, tasked with bringing them to Canadian store shelves.

Where Are They Now? Lynn Madsen

Published on December 14, 2019 11:59 AM

Madsen, who had more than a cup of coffee with Saskatchewan (1987) and Ottawa (1988), and now a videographer, speaks about his life after football, how the game and a particular coach helped prepare him for the challenges he would face.

Montreal Ownership Closer to Resolution

Published on December 11, 2019 10:25 PM

Herb Zurkowsky reports Claridge Investments, headed by executive chairman Stephen Bronfman and president/CEO Pierre Boivin, are front runners in creating an ownership group that may include the Wetenhall family and Lenkov brothers and possibly others in minority stakes.

Stephen Bronfman is the man behind the attempt to bring MLB back to Montreal, and has said the Alouettes could play at the new stadium proposed for the Peel basin region. It seems those with a stake in the stadium are betting it could solve the profitability issues that have plagued the Alouettes despite their popularity for most of the last 23 years. With a football field in a baseball stadium that remains to be seen.

Halifax Approves Stadium Funds With Conditions

Published on December 10, 2019 11:11 PM

Approval of $20 million contribution to stadium with no ownership or operational commitment, full taxes payable on stadium and land, with final approval contingent on numerous conditions, including an acceptable new location.

Interested to see how this plays out, whether SSE can work with this commitment and make up the shortfall of $21 million from the minimum ask, and incur additional costs, or if they walk away. Based on the CFL‘s reaction, they think this is still doable.