Did you know….?
The CFL and politics across Canada have had a few crossovers over the years. Here are some that you maybe didn’t know about!
Gene Makowsky – Offensive Lineman
Saskatchewan Roughrider 1995-2011 (2007 Grey Cup Champion)
Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman in 2004 + 2005
Elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan 2011. Represents the Saskatchewan Party in the constituency of Regina Dewdney
Sandy Annunziata – Offensive Guard
Edmonton Eskimos 1995-1996, 2005 (Grey Cup Champion 2005)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1997-1999
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2000
Toronto Argonauts 2000-2004
City Councillor Fort Erie – 2006
Colour Analyst for Argos broadcasts on TSN1050
Play-by-play voice for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats & Toronto Argonauts for 20 seasons!
Member of the Football Reporters of Canada Hall of Fame
Mayor of Hamilton 2010-2014
Liberal candidate for Hamilton East – Stoney Creek riding.
Owner: BC Lions & Toronto Argonauts
Previous owner of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 2012 inductee to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
Canadian Senator from 2010-2013
Commissioner of the CFL from 1996-2000
Current Mayor of Toronto