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MQFT with Reid Carruthers

2015, Calgary Ab, Tim Hortons Brier, Manitoba skip Reid Carruthers, Curling Canada/michael burns photo
November 20, 2015

Welcome to Magical Question Fun Time, the new Curling Canada feature in which comedian John Cullen sits down with your favourite curlers for interviews like you have never seen. Each interview will feature eight questions: five standard questions that will be asked to each curler, two questions specific to that curler, and one question provided by the curler interviewed previously.

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McEwen duo wins the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic title

Calgary Ab,January 10, 2015.World Financial Group Continental Cup Curling.Dawn McEwen gives the hand shake to husband Mike McEwen during the mixed doubles competions at the Continental Cup Curling. michael burns photo
November 17, 2015

The Manitoba husband-and-wife duo of Mike and Dawn McEwen stole their way to a 6-4 win over Ontario’s John Epping and Lisa Weagle to claim the trophy at the Wall Grain Mixed Doubles Classic at the Oshawa Curling Club on Tuesday afternoon.

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Points race heats up on World Curling Tour

Glenn Howard (Curling Canada/Michael Burns photo)
October 16, 2015

With all of the chatter this week about new broom technology and sweeping techniques, it’s easy to forget that the World Curling Tour is marching on, and that several events featuring top teams will be taking place this weekend.

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McEwen back in the win column after weekend Tour action

Mike McEwen was back to his winning ways (Curling Canada/Michael Burns Photo)
October 13, 2015

Mike McEwen was back to his winning ways this weekend at the Stu Sells Toronto Tankard, but not without some controversy.

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Jones and Homan will battle in Sweden

(Curling Canada/Michael Burns/Andrew Klaver Photo)
September 24, 2015

Over the last few seasons, there have been two names consistently atop the women’s leaderboards. Two-time Scotties champion Rachel Homan (Ottawa) and 2015 Scotties champ, and 2014 Olympic gold-medallist Jennifer Jones (Winnipeg).

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Gushue does it again at Shorty Jenkins Classic

(CurlingCanada/Michael Burns Photo)
September 21, 2015

Although it was the first time Cornwall, Ont., hosted the event, the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic felt just like always, and saw a familiar champion crowned.

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Canada through to qualifying round at World Mixed

Canada's Jolene Campbell, Chris Haichert and Teejay Haichert in action at the 2015 World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland (Photo WCF/Céline Stucki)
September 17, 2015

Team Canada will move on to the qualifying round at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland, after defeating Norway 8-4 in the final game of the round robin on Thursday afternoon.

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Canada loses to Germany in an extra-end battle

Max Kirkpatrick (Photo Patrick Kaeser)
September 16, 2015

With one game left in the round robin, Canada now sits in third place after losing 5-4 to Germany in an extra end battle on Wednesday afternoon at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland.

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Team Canada steals another win

(Photo WCF/Céline Stucki)
September 15, 2015

After a slow start, Team Canada fought back to steal their way to a 6-4 win over Australia on Tuesday morning at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland.

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Grand Slam wins for Koe and Tirinzoni

Kevin Koe (Photo CurlingCanada/Michael Burns)
September 14, 2015

For a while, it looked like Rachel Homan was going to win her second straight bonspiel without losing a game. Unfortunately for the Ottawa skip, and her team of Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney and Lisa Weagle, their season-opening win streak ended at 13. A come-from-behind win by Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni stole the Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge championship, and the $21,000 pay day.

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Team Canada tied at the top

Jolene Campbell (WCF/ Céline Stucki Photo)
September 14, 2015

Team Canada bounced back from a disappointing 6-5 loss to Spain in the morning draw to defeat Latvia 7-4 and stay tied at the top of Group B at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland.

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Another win for Canada at World Mixed

Chris and Teejay Haichert in action at the World Mixed Curling Championship in Berne, Switzerland (Photo WCF/Céline Stucki)
September 13, 2015

Max Kirkpatrick and his Swift Current, Sask., foursome defeated Israel’s Elana Sone 5-3 on Sunday, keeping Canada in the hunt for top spot in Group B at the 2015 World Curling Championship taking place in Berne, Switzerland.

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Canada opens with a win at World Mixed Championship

Team Canada's Chris Haichert watches his rock as sweepers Jolene Campbell and Teejay Haichert get to work (Photo WCF/ Céline Stucki)
September 12, 2015

Max Kirkpatrick and his team from Swift Current, Sask., kicked off the 2015 World Mixed Curling Championship with a 6-4 win over Finland on Saturday morning, the first day of competition in Berne, Switzerland.

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Baseball player’s path to the pros rooted in curling

Chris Shaw sees a lot of similarities in his role as a catcher and a skip. Both positions require him to be aware of what is going on around him at all times, including during this Feb. 14 game against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. (Photo courtesy University of Oklahoma Athletics)
July 22, 2015

Curling and baseball may be very different in where and how the sports are played. But Chris Shaw sees plenty of similarities in both of the sports he’s found success in. The consistent catcher and hitter might be making a name for himself playing America’s game, but his path to the Major League comes with a Canadian twist.

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Final day of professional development wraps up at Summit 2015

Athletes and coaches participate in a panel discussion called “Lessons from the Coaches’ Bench” featuring (left to right) Mark Ideson, Sonja Gaudet, Helen Radford, Andrea Ronnebeck, Richard Hart, Kyle Paquette and moderator Paul Webster (Photo Curling Canada/Brian Chick)
June 16, 2015

Mixed Doubles curling was a hot topic during a question-and-answer panel discussion that wrapped up the final day of professional development sessions at the 2015 Curling Canada Summit in Collingwood, Ont., on Tuesday afternoon.

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