Both the Canadians and Lugnuts are part of leagues slate to move to High A for 2021 and beyond–the Northwest League and Midwest League, respectively. The Blue Jays decided to keep the Canadian team, despite its location on the other side of the continent.
The Canadians join the Buffalo Bisons (Class AAA; International League), New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Class AA; Eastern League) and the Dunedin Blue Jays (Low A; Florida State League). Dunedin moves to a Low A team as part of a shift for the entire Florida State League.
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