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FILE – B.C. Lions and Toronto Argonauts owner, Senator David Braley speaks after the CFL announced Vancouver will host the 2014 Grey Cup championship football game during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday March 8, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

BC Lions owner David Braley dead at 79

Braley had bought the CFL team prior to 1997 season

 

Patrick ‘Crazy P’ Thomas got into character in Glanford Park on Oct. 15 where he spent years he spent playing for the Saanich Hornets. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

B.C. Lions, Canucks hype-man sidelined as sports move to fan-free play amid pandemic

Crazy P misses seeing fellow fans who’ve become family, pumping up players

 

Lynette La Fontaine, nurse program coordinator with the Doctors of the World program, does paperwork between patients. The organization is providing primary health care to people around Greater Victoria who may be marginalized. (Photo by Stephanie Roussinos)

Mobile health clinic picking up patients at Saanich Peninsula Lions Food Bank

Doctors of the World offers primary health care to marginalized community members

Lynette La Fontaine, nurse program coordinator with the Doctors of the World program, does paperwork between patients. The organization is providing primary health care to people around Greater Victoria who may be marginalized. (Photo by Stephanie Roussinos)
Linebacker Jordan Williams is shown in a handout photo from a CFL combine. He was selected first overall by the B.C. Lions in the CFL’s entry draft on Thursday, April 30, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Chris Tanouye/CFL MANDATORY CREDIT)

B.C. Lions trade up to take LB Williams with 1st pick in CFL draft

B.C. (5-13) finished last in the West Division last season

Linebacker Jordan Williams is shown in a handout photo from a CFL combine. He was selected first overall by the B.C. Lions in the CFL’s entry draft on Thursday, April 30, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Chris Tanouye/CFL MANDATORY CREDIT)
Ottawa Redblacks’ Dominique Rhymes, left, looks on as Calgary Stampeders’ Tre Roberson, catches a pass meant for him during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The B.C. Lions have signed free-agent wide receiver Rhymes to a one-year contract.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Lions sign free-agent receiver Dominique Rhymes to one-year contract

Rhymes, 26, joins the Lions following three CFL seasons with Ottawa

Ottawa Redblacks’ Dominique Rhymes, left, looks on as Calgary Stampeders’ Tre Roberson, catches a pass meant for him during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Saturday, June 15, 2019. The B.C. Lions have signed free-agent wide receiver Rhymes to a one-year contract.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
What you need to know about free agency in the CFL. (Black Press Media files)

CFL teams under the microscope after free agency begins

While some big names remain, here’s what lies ahead leading up to next month’s CFL combine in Toronto

What you need to know about free agency in the CFL. (Black Press Media files)
BC Lions coach Wally Buono, a South Surrey resident, speaks with the media after a practice earlier this month at the team’s training facility. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Tributes aside, retiring BC Lions’ coach focused on ‘winning the next game’

Wally Buono will end his CFL coaching career with at least one playoff game

BC Lions coach Wally Buono, a South Surrey resident, speaks with the media after a practice earlier this month at the team’s training facility. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Dave Eagles photo                                BC Lions head coach Wally Buono runs a session of training camp in Kamloops last month. Buono is entering his final season on the CFL sidelines.

‘Business as usual’ as BC Lions’ Wally Buono enters final CFL season

Longtime coach not looking back as team preps for first game of year

Dave Eagles photo                                BC Lions head coach Wally Buono runs a session of training camp in Kamloops last month. Buono is entering his final season on the CFL sidelines.
B.C. in desperate need of a win, Lions set to host Ottawa Redblacks

B.C. in desperate need of a win, Lions set to host Ottawa Redblacks

Even if B.C. sweeps the club’s final five games, it still might not be enough to make the post-season

B.C. in desperate need of a win, Lions set to host Ottawa Redblacks
(BCLions.com photo)

CFL bans full-contact practices during season

Teams were previously allowed to hold a total of 17 padded practices following training camp

(BCLions.com photo)
Chris Williams was signed by the Lions as a free agent on February 17, after a year with the Ottawa RedBlacks. (CFL)

Williams to make Lions debut as B.C. welcomes Saskatchewan

B.C. will be looking to be better in many areas after last Friday’s 37-26 loss to the Eskimos

Chris Williams was signed by the Lions as a free agent on February 17, after a year with the Ottawa RedBlacks. (CFL)