Twenty-four curling clubs across the country will benefit from funding from the Canadian Curling Association’s Curling Assistance Program (CAP), it was announced today.
“So, did you enjoy it?”
I’ve been asked a lot of questions in the five months since I took on my new role as Director, Communication & Media Relations for the Canadian Curling Association, but that one has been the most common.
Two-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion Kelly Scott has been selected by the World Curling Federation (WCF) to be part of the inaugural WCF Athlete Commission, while Canadian Curling Association Director, Championship Services & Curling Club Development Danny Lamoureux has been selected to the first WCF Competitions and Rules Commission, where he’ll join former Canadian Curling Association governor Graham Prouse.
The Capital One Rocks & Rings program has been growing strong across Canada over the past few years, and it certainly made an impression in Brier-hosting Edmonton this season. We’ve been very fortunate that several elite-level curlers have taken time out of their busy work and competition schedules to volunteer at the local schools and enhance the experience for the students.
Andy Jones of Calgary recently coached Team Alberta to the bronze medal at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa. Jones works with both able-bodied and wheelchair curlers, and he’s a role model for coaches who might be looking to expand their repertoire of coaching experiences.
After seven years together, Kevin Martin and John Morris are going their separate ways, the team has announced today.
The action on the curling ice may be wrapping up for another season, but many curling facilities still maintain a presence all year long – online. A perfect example is Northern Ontario’s North Bay Granite Club, which has a thriving website and social media platform to keep curlers engaged in club activities throughout the season and beyond.
Canada’s Rob Armitage and Cathy King skipped their teams to victory on Saturday afternoon in Fredericton, N.B., in the gold-medal games of the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships.
Canada is going for a pair of gold medals this afternoon on the final day of the World Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B.
The two Canadian teams will enter Saturday’s playoffs at the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B., carrying unbeaten records.
Both Canadian teams are heading to the playoffs at the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B., on a roll.
The Optimist International U-18 Curling Championships is Canada’s premier youth event for players under 18 years of age.
Team Canada’s women are unbeaten and playoff-bound at the 2013 World Senior Curling Championships, while Canada’s mixed doubles team has been knocked out of contention at the 2013 World Mixed Doubles in Fredericton, N.B.
Canada’s hopes for a three-medal performance at the 2013 World Seniors and World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships took a significant step forward on Thursday in Fredericton, N.B.
Rob Armitage’s Canadian men’s team is on the verge of nailing down a playoff spot at the 2013 World Seniors Curling Championships in Fredericton, N.B.