The Canadian Premier Baseball League was founded in the summer of 2015 and as the name alludes to, the premier organization in the entire country includes the top amateur players and programs from the province of Ontario. The CPBL and its member programs are committed to producing high-calibre players, with a focus on development, and enhancing the profile of the game in Canada.
— CPBL (@CPBLeague) January 11, 2017
CPBL member programs – including the Ontario Blue Jays, Great Lake Canadians, Toronto Mets, Fieldhouse Pirates, Ontario Nationals, and Ontario Astros – have developed and produced a number of draft picks, Canadian Junior National Team players, and even more student-athletes who have continued their careers at post-secondary institutions. The league is committed to providing our players with the with the best and toughest amateur development and competition in North America.