The 1969BC Lions finished in third place in the West Division with a 5–11 record and made the playoffs due to a late season 4 game winning streak.
After taking the club to a 1–9 record, head coach Jim Champion was relieved of his duties and on September 24th assistant coach Jackie Parker was promoted to head coach. Parker led the club to a 4–2 finish and an unlikely playoff berth. They appeared in the West Semi-Final, losing to the Calgary Stampeders 35-21.
The offense continued to struggle and managed to score only 22 touchdowns. Bruising fullback Jim Evenson had another 1200+ yard season, but again fell second in the rushing race to Saskatchewan's George Reed