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BC Lions Celebrate Grey Cup Unite with Virtual Events Throughout Week

November 17, 2020 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - B.C. Lions News Release


(Vancouver)- The BC Lions Football Club is inviting fans to come together in celebration of Grey Cup Unite, a free and safe celebration of our game. Along with joining the eight other clubs at league events, we are excited to stage our own virtual celebrations that honour our rich Grey Cup history and provide updates as we plan for a safe return to play in 2021.

Tuesday, November 17

BC Lions Town Hall: Exclusive to our season ticket holders, CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie will provide updates at the league level while President Rick LeLacheur gives an update on the organization's ongoing plans for 2021. Head coach Rick Campbell and his entire staff will also discuss their preparations for next season. The Town Hall begins at 6:30 PM PT. Media interested in watching the event can respond to Matt Baker: mbaker@bclions.com.

Wednesday, November 18

CFL Head Coaches Press Conference: Coach Campbell joins Calgary's Dave Dickenson and Saskatchewan's Craig Dickenson at 10:45 AM PT. For call-in info, media members can email Lucas Barrett at the CFL: LBarrett@CFL.ca.

Diversity Is Strength: Racial Justice Roundtable: Lions receiver Bryan Burnham joins a panel of CFL players and alumni for a discussion on the issues of racial justice and to share their own experiences with personal discrimination. The event can be viewed at GreyCupUnite.ca.

Coaches Playbook, Presented By BOSA Construction And GML Mechanical Ltd: Building off the success of our first five webinars, Coach Campbell presents his vision on how to build a championship team and showcases what is needed to develop a winning mindset. Open to all amateur coaches in British Columbia, the webinar begins at 7:00 PM PT. Registration can be accessed HERE.

Thursday, November 19

CFL Player Media Day: Lions receiver and 2018 Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Lemar Durant joins Ottawa quarterback Nick Arbuckle and Montreal linebacker Henoc Muamba for player availability at 11:30 am PT. Media can request call-in info through Lucas Barrett: LBarrett@CFL.ca.

All-Decade Awards: A staple of every Thursday evening at Grey Cup week is the Player Awards show. This year, the CFL will unveil the best of the best from the last decade. For more info, visit GreyCupUnite.ca.

Saturday, November 21

TRULY Virtual Den Reunion With 2000 Grey Cup Champs: As we approach the 20-year anniversary of a historic Grey Cup win, we catch up with six key players from the 2000 champs. Damon Allen, Lui Passaglia, Sean Millington, Robert Drummond, Jamie Taras, Daved Benefield and Carl Kidd join host Matt Baker for a trip down memory lane. The event begins at 4:30 PM PT and be viewed in the Truly Virtual Den Facebook Page.

Sunday, November 22

2000 Grey Cup Re-Broadcast: Fans can return to the Virtual Den page and re-watch the thrilling 28-26 win over Montreal in the 88th Grey Cup. The re-broadcast begins at 3:30 PM PT.

Also throughout this week, our Felions Grey Cup Memories will appear at bclions.com and on the club's social media channels. A presentation of Lohin McKinnon, Felions Dance Team members will share their best memories of attending the Grey Cup Festival.

Fans can gear up for the virtual events by purchasing Grey Cup Unite merchandise at our online store.


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