SiriusXM Canada to carry every CFL game through the 2023 CFL season

SiriusXM Canada to carry every CFL game through the 2023 CFL season

SiriusXM and the CFL ink a three-year agreement that will allow subscribers to listen to all CFL games from across the league including playoffs and Grey Cup

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TORONTO (August 4, 2021) – SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced it has renewed a multi-year agreement with the Canadian Football League (CFL) and will offer subscribers across North America every game through to the 2023 CFL season.

Every regular and post-season game, including the 108th Grey Cup in Hamilton, will be available live to SiriusXM satellite and streaming subscribers on Canada Talks (channel 167). French-language broadcasts of Montréal Alouettes games can be heard on Influence Franco (channel 174).

In addition, SiriusXM will once again showcase Canadian talent at the 108th Grey Cup with the SiriusXM Kickoff Show. An integral part of the Grey Cup, the Kickoff Show brings world-renowned artists to the stage at Canada’s biggest party, from Dean Brody to Alessia Cara to The Reklaws.

“We’re pleased to partner with the CFL once again, and to bring every moment of CFL action back to our subscribers,” said John Lewis, SVP Programming & Operations, SiriusXM Canada. “Canadians are passionate about football and SiriusXM is excited to contribute to that passion by connecting fans to their favourite team wherever they go.” 

“We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with SiriusXM, that will allow subscribers to listen to every single game through the 2023 Canadian Football League season,” said Tyler Mazereeuw, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer at the CFL. “CFL fans won’t miss a moment of the CFL season thanks to SiriusXM, as well as continuing Grey Cup Sunday tradition with top Canadian musicians performing at the SiriusXM Kickoff Show.”

Those subscribers who add SiriusXM streaming access to their subscription can also listen to CFL coverage on the SXM App and online at siriusxm.ca.

CFL play-by-play joins SiriusXM’s comprehensive coverage of every major sport, including NHL, NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, PGA and more.

SiriusXM Canada's complete CFL regular season schedule listing is available online by clicking here.

The Canadian Football League kicks off its 2021 season on Thursday, August 5 when the defending Grey Cup Champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in a rematch of the 107th Grey Cup.

Opening Weekend also features the Saskatchewan Roughriders hosting the BC Lions on Friday, August 6 and a doubleheader on Saturday, August 7, with the Calgary Stampeders welcoming the Toronto Argonauts and the Edmonton Elks hosting the Ottawa REDBLACKS.

About SiriusXM Canada

Sirius XM Canada Inc., operating as SiriusXM Canada, is the country’s leading audio entertainment company. SiriusXM creates and offers ad-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; podcasts; and exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.ca.

Join SiriusXM Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/siriusxmcanada, on Twitter at @siriusxmcanada, on Instagram at @siriusxmcanada and on YouTube at youtube.com/siriusxmcanada.

SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides ad-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's Best Managed Companies 12 years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.

Lucas Barrett
Lucas Barrett Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Jennifer Charlebois Senior Manager, Communications, SiriusXM

 

About the Canadian Football League

Governors representing the Canadian Football League’s nine member clubs voted in June to return to play after a hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 season which features a 14-game regular campaign for its’ teams started on August 5 and will lead to the 108th Grey Cup on December 12 in Hamilton, Ontario. To stay up to date with news, analysis and more from around the league, visit CFL.ca.

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