Canada is getting its own professional soccer league. The Canadian Premier League is targeting a 2018 or 2019 kick-off date, with at least six teams set to be involved in its inaugural season and more to follow. Find the latest news, rumours and analysis of one of the most ambitious ventures in Canadian soccer history on this page.
Oct 21, 2016, 8:00am EDT
May 17, 2017
Who is new CSA president Steve Reed?
Victor Montagliani’s replacement was named earlier this month.
May 6, 2017
Canadian Premier League unanimously ratified by CSA
After today’s vote, the league can officially begin preparations for its first season.
April 11, 2017
Report: CPL to apply for CSA membership in May
The league’s organizers reportedly hope to take a major step towards an official announcement next month.
March 28, 2017
‘Original Six’ cities for CPL revealed in Halifax docs
No Toronto, and it could be about to get interesting in Edmonton.
March 21, 2017
Montagliani ‘surprised’ by CPL bids as Moncton dives in
New Brunswick adds its name to the mix and the Canada Soccer president gives an update on the status of the new league.
February 24, 2017
Manning on CPL comments: ‘We’re in the dark’
The Toronto FC president elaborated on his position on the new league at the club’s annual breakfast on Friday.
February 17, 2017
Manning issues warning to CPL on Toronto
The Toronto FC president wants his club’s interests represented in the new league.
January 17, 2017
What does the USL & NASL’s Division II status mean?
A look into the recent reclassification and how it affects Toronto FC, MLS and Canadian soccer.
December 22, 2016
What does TFC’s playoff run tell us about the CPL?
The huge levels of interest in the Reds’ tie with the Montreal Impact are a cause for optimism.
November 15, 2016
Canadian Premier League makes its first hire
The man who was also Toronto FC’s first employee has been named the league’s project manager.
November 2, 2016
Report: European club interested in forming CPL team
There could be some investment from abroad in a new Canadian top flight.
October 21, 2016
Toronto FC may need affiliate to join Canadian Premier League
It has been suggested the new division will not include the reserve teams of Canada’s MLS clubs.