CFL to acknowledge children and families of residential schools

The Canadian Football League (CFL) took this past weekend to acknowledge the families and children who have been affected by the Canadian residential schools. “The Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Calgary Stampeders and Edmonton Elks will all acknowledge the tragedy as they host home games Thursday, Friday and Saturday.” This includes officials wearing orange pins, and broadcasts planning to virtually place the Every Child Matters logo on fields during games. The CFL have also wanted to make sure it is done properly. “This initiative is being led by CFL field judge Brian Chrupalo, an Indigenous police officer in Winnipeg and President of the Canadian Professional Football Officials Association.” CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie also spoke on the importance of recognizing this tragedy. “The suffering of these families – and the trauma…

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