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RNation Everyday Hero: Christine Thompson

May 29, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
When the lockdown began, Christine Thompson went to work.  The Orleans seamstress took it upon herself to contact other sewing people across the city, source fabric and other sewing supplies and ...

Fernandez Ready to Build Off Strong Opening Campaign with REDBLACKS

May 28, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
There have been times over the last few years when Jerod Fernandez could have decided to leave football behind after facing adversity. But that’s not in his nature. “I never thought about ...

Wallpaper Wednesday: May 27

May 27, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Get your brand new REDBLACKS wallpaper below! Whether you need one for your desktop, phone or Zoom background, we got you covered! Tweet us your fresh new backgrounds ...

Marcel Desjardins congratulates James Boyd

May 26, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Ottawa 67’s General Manager James Boyd was named the inaugural OHL GM of the Year. REDBLACKS GM Marcel Desjardins joined a Zoom call to congratulate him on the honour.

Jerod Fernandez: Reflecting on his first season in the CFL

May 25, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Jerod Fernadez reflects on his first season with the REDBLACKS and the road he took to get here. You can follow Jerod Fernandez on Instagram and Twitter. If you enjoy the episode please be sure ...

Grey Cup Viewing Party Highlights

May 25, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
We threw an exclusive Viewing Party for our season seat members during the encore of the 104th Grey Cup. We got the chance to hear from many old friends and we had an absolute blast!

RNation Everyday Hero: Cheryl Allan

May 22, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
If you were dealing with an autoimmune disease, it’s probably safe to say that the last thing you’d choose to do is go out into the Pandemic world to be in close contact with scores of patients ...

An Update on the Canadian Football League and COVID-19

May 20, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released the following statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic: We have learned three things about running a league in a pandemic. Certainty is hard to ...

Letter from Randy Ambrosie, CFL Commissioner

May 20, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Dear Season Ticket Holder, I am back with another note because we have some news to share – about the CFL in 2020, Grey Cup and Touchdown Atlantic. But first, I want to say we hope you and yours ...

Pre-Order: Ottawa Strong Face Masks

May 19, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
RNation! Ottawa Strong Face Masks are now available for Pre-Order.  Stay safe, support your community and rep your teams. Partial proceeds go towards the OSEG Foundation. Mask Info: Masks are ...

Lattanzio, Ready to Put Tough 2019 in Rear View

May 19, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Ettore Lattanzio is a big fan of the “Rocky” movies, because of the story of the underdog beating the odds to achieve the ultimate goal. Sylvester Stallone’s iconic character once said “Nobody is ...

Cowan: Still doesn’t feel real

May 14, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Brad Cowan talks to Chris Hofley in the Virtual TELUS Media Centre about how special it was to hear that the REDBLACKS had selected him on draft day.

Transactions: May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
The Ottawa REDBLACKS have signed offensive lineman Na’ty Rodgers to a one-year contract, the club announced Wednesday. The Maryland native appeared in 10 games for the Alouettes during the ...

Basambombo: This is a dream come true

May 13, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Dan Basambombo phones in to the Virutal TELUS Media Centre to speak on being drafted by the REDBLACKS and his excitement to be coming home.

Get Grilling for the Long Weekend

May 13, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
The long weekend is here and our various beverage partners want to ensure that you have the best drink and food pairings on the menu to enjoy at home this year! With it being the unofficial start ...

Wallpaper Wednesday: May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
In honour of Friday’s 104th Grey Cup Encore Viewing Party presented by Budweiser we wanted to give you this background of a very excited Alex Mateas after winning the Grey Cup in ...

LaPolice congratulates Tourigny

May 12, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
When Coach LaPolice found out that 67’s Head Coach Andre Tourigny had won OHL Coach of the Year for the second year in a row he wanted to personally congratulate him on the accomplishment.

RNation Decides Best TV Comedy of All Time

May 12, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
In the process of deciding what the best TV Show of All Time is, we wanted to create two brackets. One for best Drama and one for best Comedy. After Breaking Bad won best Drama it was time to ...

Ward Continues to Break Expectations, Records for REDBLACKS

May 12, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
When Lewis Ward looks back on his journey to this point, he believes that joining the Ottawa REDBLACKS was meant to be. “I reflect on my university career more than anything and just working to ...

Ettore Lattanzio: Undersized but never outworked

May 11, 2020 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
This week on REDBLACKS Unfiltered we are joined by  defensive lineman  Ettore Lattanzio. In our  conversation we discuss ET’s journey to the pros, always being considered undersized,  being ...
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