French-Canadian reaction to Big Joe Mufferaw, newest CFL mascot

The lumberjack mascot that will frequent the sidelines of the Ottawa RedBlacks was named Big Joe Mufferaw. Some applauded the name as an ode to the Outaouais heritage, others saw it as an insult to French Canadians and the real Jos Montferrand.

Ottawa RedBlacks unveiled lumberjack mascot's name on Friday

The Ottawa RedBlacks named their mascot Big Joe Mufferaw, which pleased some, but upset some French Canadians. (@REDBLACKS)