Author Archives: Al Cameron

Author Archives: Al Cameron

Team Canada keeping pace at 2017 Scotties

February 21, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — They’re the defending champs, but they’re not the talk of the town — not yet, anyways — at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Curling Canada honours annual award-winners

February 20, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Three women who have put in countless hours behind the scenes to advance the sport of curling have won prestigious Curling Canada awards, it was announced on Monday.

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Team Canada hits the win column at the Scotties

February 19, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — It counted as a loss in the standings at the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, but as far as Team Canada skip Chelsea Carey was concerned, her opening-day setback to Ontario’s Rachel Homan was a mission accomplished.

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Kleibrink’s Scotties return a success

February 18, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Shannon Kleibrink of Alberta is savouring every moment at this year’s Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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Homan captures Ford Hot Shots title

February 18, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Rachel Homan had just signed the paperwork for a two-year lease for a 2017 Ford Escape SE when she issued a challenge to the men who will be competing at the upcoming Tim Hortons Brier in St. John’s.

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New Brunswick a step closer to qualifying

February 17, 2017

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Five hours after clinching spots in the final of the pre-qualifying event at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Kerry Galusha of the Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) and Melissa Adams of New Brunswick (Fredericton) had a dress rehearsal Friday afternoon.

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Territories, New Brunswick into pre-qualifying final

February 17, 2017

ST. CATHARINES — Kerry Galusha of the Northwest Territories (Yellowknife) and Melissa Adams of New Brunswick (Fredericton) clinched spots Friday morning in the final of the pre-qualifying event at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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New skills unveiled for 23rd annual Ford Hot Shots competition

February 16, 2017

Some of the most iconic shots in curling history will be paid tribute in a brand-new Ford Hot Shots skills competition this season.

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2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts gets underway Saturday

February 15, 2017

An intriguing blend of new faces and veterans will take to the ice on Saturday at the Meridian Centre when the  2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts gets underway in St. Catharines, Ont.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup headed to London, Ont., in 2018

February 14, 2017

Curling’s biggest names will be headed to London, Ont., next year for the 2018 edition of the World Financial Group Continental Cup.

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2017 World Juniors begin Wednesday in South Korea

February 13, 2017

Canada’s teams will be looking for a third straight double-podium finish when the 2017 VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships get underway Wednesday (Eastern time) in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Final five qualifiers determined for 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

February 12, 2017

A rematch of the 2013 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings men’s gold-medal game will be part of a dandy opening draw at the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier on March 4 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s.

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Curling Canada accepting bids to host 2018-19 championships

February 10, 2017

Canadian cities looking for national exposure and revenue for local business now have a chance to bid for Curling Canada’s 2018-19 championships, it was announced today.

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Two more qualifiers set for 2017 Tim Hortons Brier

February 5, 2017

Adam Casey joined an elite club on Sunday by winning his first Saskatchewan men’s curling championship, while a familiar face remained in his own elite club by winning the Ontario men’s title.

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Field of teams now complete for 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

February 5, 2017

In a field that had been somewhat lacking for former Canadian champions, a two-time winner was the 15th and final qualifier on Sunday for the 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

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