Cantor played five seasons with the University of Saint Mary's Huskies from 1990 through 1994, under the guidance of former Argonauts star, Larry Uteck. Cantor was a three-time CIAU All-Canadian, and two-time J.P. Metras Trophy nominee with the Huskies. He recorded 3 fumble recoveries, 60 total tackles, and 7 quarterback sacks during his senior season.
In 2006 he announced his retirement from the CFL on April 13, but returned from retirement and signed a contract with Toronto on August 10.
On April 17, 2007, Cantor retired for a second time from the Argonauts to focus on the Vancouver hamburgerrestaurant chain that he co-owns, "Vera's Burger Shack."
Amongst many of the achievements in his CFL career, Noah has won four(4) Grey Cup championships. The first two occurred in 1996/97 with the Toronto Argonauts, in his 2nd/3rd seasons with both the team and in the league. The 3rd championship came in his 6th season in the CFL, his 3rd consecutive with the B.C Lions, in 2000. He would also set a personal record of 32 tackles this season. The 4th, and final Grey Cup came in 2004 while, once again, playing with the Argo's, in his 10th year in the league. It was the 2nd, in a 4 year stint with the team, which would eventually lead to his retirement from the league, after 12 fulfilling seasons.