- 1954 in Canadian football
The 1954 season of
Canadian footballis widely considered to be the first season of the modern eraof Canadian football, although the Canadian Football Leaguewould not be officially founded for another four years.
Canadian Football News in 1954
B.C. Lionsjoined the WIFU and adopted the colours of burnt orange and brown. The Lions played their first regular season game on Saturday, August 28, as they lost 8-6 to the Winnipeg Blue Bombersat Empire Stadium.
Gerry James(RB), became the first player to win the Most Outstanding Canadian Award.
NBCnational network were televising IRFU games.
Final regular season standings
"Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points"
*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
*"Edmonton has a bye and will play in the WIFU Finals."
Grey Cup playoffs
"Note: All dates in 1954"
*Note: IRFU Final and Grey Cup Semi-Final dates are not confirmed, however since  the regular season ended October 25 in the West, and November 13 in the East, and  all other playoff dates, as well as Grey Cup date are accurate, it is reasonable to assume the above dates are accurate.