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Teams ready for Road to the Roar Pre-Trials in Prince George

October 7, 2009

PRINCE GEORGE, October 7, 2009…Twelve men’s and 12 women’s teams are set to contest the Road to the Roar (Pre-Trials), presented by Monsanto, when the competition takes place November 10-14 at the CN Centre in Prince George, British Columbia.

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Canadian Curling Association announces team for 2010 Paralympic Games

October 6, 2009

OTTAWA, October 6, 2009…The Canadian Curling Association today announced the members of Canada’s Wheelchair Curling team for the 2010 Paralympic Games in Vancouver, March 12-21.

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Who’s Hot on the Bonspiel Trail so far?? (131 days to go!)

October 4, 2009

We are well into the bonspiel season, with the first Grand Slams just around the corner, the first being the Trail Appliances Curling Classic in Calgary next weekend.   Although play in September/October does not dictate play in November and December it must undoubtedly help with confidence levels….and padding the wallet!!

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Medicine Hat awarded 2010 Canada Cup of Curling

October 2, 2009

The City of Medicine Hat will stage the 2010 Canada Cup of Curling, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association (CCA).

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Welcome to Season of Champions TV!

September 29, 2009

Curling’s Season of Champions is roaring into a revolutionary era with the introduction of Season of Champions TV (seasonofchampions.ca) – premiering live online Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 pm MT/9:00 pm ET.

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Some Familiar Names atop the Leaderboard! (143 Days to go!!)

September 20, 2009

Here we are at the start of our competitive season and we have some very familiar names atop the leaderboard at the events so far.   I’m writing this Sunday afternoon and there are two major events (Shorty Jenkins in Ontario and the Shoot-Out in Edmonton) that are completing their playoff rounds today. 

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London to stage 2011 Tim Hortons Brier

September 18, 2009

The 2011 Tim Hortons Brier, presented by Monsanto, will be staged in London, Ontario, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Hey Coach: Welcome to September 2009!!!

September 2, 2009

Welcome to a new season!!  As a number of you may be one to two months out from getting your ice there are a number of clubs around the country getting it this weekend or who have had it in for at least one month!!  With this being an Olympic Year the pressure to get started early is certainly there!!

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71 Days until the Pre-Trials Starts!!! 163 days until the Olympics!!

September 2, 2009

The season is finally here… and for some, it already started two months ago!  That’s right there has been ice in Canada for two months and a number of our top teams have been taking advantage of it. 

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Canadian Curling Association Has Another Banner Year

June 25, 2009

The CCA is pleased to report that, for a second consecutive year, it will finish the fiscal year well in the black, with a continued positive financial outlook.

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Monsanto Canada, CCA sign new agreement

June 16, 2009

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that Monsanto Canada has extended its involvement as the presenting sponsor of several premier curling championships in Canada through 2013.

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Hey Coach: A great message from Marnie McBean

June 16, 2009

I have had the opportunity on a number of occasions over the past five years to hear Marnie McBean speak.  She is now an employee of the Canadian Olympic Committee and is tasked at helping prepare our Olympic teams for competition.

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Canadian Curling Association finalizes 2009-2010 season

May 20, 2009

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced the sites of the three remaining national championships for the 2009-2010 season.

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Canada captures double gold at World Seniors Championships

May 2, 2009

Canada's Pat Sanders thrashed Switzerland's Renate Nedkoff 10-1 to win the women's championship. The Canadians, from Victoria, British Columbia, scored four in the first end and then added five additional stolen points over the next three ends to overwhelm the Swiss.

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Canadian Curling Association announces Hall of Fame Inductees, Volunteer of the Year and Ray Kingsmith Award winners

April 28, 2009

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced three inductees to the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, as well as the recipients of the 2008 Volunteer of the Year and 2009 Ray Kingsmith Executive of the Year Awards.

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