Can the CFL survive COVID-19 or is Canadian football being forced into a fourth down?
Canadian Football League teams rely heavily on ticket sales to make money
It has been 18 months since the Canadian Football League has hosted a kick-off.
Unlike other professional sports — hockey, basketball, golf — the CFL has not bounced back from its forced shut-down due to the pandemic.
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All nine teams lost millions of dollars during the pandemic, and right now the future of the league is not a sure thing as it explores a partnership with the U.S.-based XFL.
CBC producer Dave Waddell speaks with guest host Peter Armstrong about whether the CFL can pick up the ball and run with it in 2021.