Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — TORONTO/LASALLE (June 19, 2018) – Total Canada Inc. and the Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today their partnership for the next three years.
Total Canada Inc. will be the official Oil and lubricants partner of the Grey Cup presented by Shaw, Divisional Semi-Final and Division Final playoff games. Total will also be visible and present in select football stadiums throughout the regular season.
“Thanks to this new agreement, we will be able to further support our teams as well as support our distributors, partners and clients across the country,” said Franck Bagouet, President and Managing Director of Total Canada Inc. “We also strongly believe that this opportunity with the CFL will enable us to mutually grow our brand names.”
“Our league works with national brands to build deeper relationships with our fans,” said Owen Welsh, Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships for the CFL. “This new partnership with Total Canada Inc. will demonstrate how we can connect with Canadians when we work together.”
After an entertaining opening week to the 2018 CFL season Week 2 begins Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. ET when the Ottawa REDBLACKS play in their opening game of the season at TD Place against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Friday Night football features a double-header first with the Montreal Alouettes opening up their home schedule against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at 7:00 p.m. ET. Following that game, the Edmonton Eskimos host the BC Lions at 10:00 p.m. ET. To complete the week, the Calgary Stampeders travel East to take on the Toronto Argonauts at 7:00 p.m. ET on Saturday. For single-game tickets, click here.
About the Canadian Football League
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About Total Canada Inc.
Total is the 4th largest integrated petroleum company in the world, established in Canada since 2007. In Canada, Total manufactures and distributes a full range of lubricants for the automotive and industrial markets including lubricants for gears, hydraulics, compressors, special fluids, greases and food grade as well as biodegradable lubricants. Total Canada also specializes in heavy duty lubricants and provides value added solutions for the agriculture industry with a dedicated agriculture line of lubricants. For more information on Total Canada, please visit www.total-canada.ca.
About the Marketing & Services division of Total
The Marketing & Services division of Total develops and markets products primarily derived from crude oil, along with all of the associated services. Its 31,000 employees are present in 110 countries and its products and services offers are sold in 150 countries. Every day, Total Marketing Services serves more than 8 million customers in its network of over 16,000 service stations in 65 countries. As the world’s fourth largest distributor of lubricants and the leading distributor of petroleum products in Africa, Total Marketing Services operates 50 production sites worldwide where it manufactures the lubricants, bitumen, additives, special fuels and fluids that sustain its growth.
Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, a major player in low-carbon energies. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.
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