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CCA announces Shannon England to participate in 2010 Olympic Torch Relay

October 21, 2009

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA), in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), is pleased to announce that Shannon England, husband of the late Sandra Schmirler, has been selected as a torchbearer in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay.

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The building of the Road to the Roar is now complete!

October 18, 2009

The building of the Road to the Roar is now complete! 16 lanes are now open for traffic from all directions!

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2010 Medals – Wow! Ursel & Jones – Big Wins last Weekend

October 16, 2009

Has anything screamed Canada like the new 2010 Olympic medals do?  Maybe it is just me but I think they have hit a homerun with the design.   They have truly pioneered a new trail with the design and ensured for years post 2010 the medals will be instantly recognizable.

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CCA, WCF to continue Continental Cup/WFG to sponsor

October 14, 2009

OTTAWA, October 14, 2009…The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) and the World Curling Federation (WCF) have reached a partnership agreement to continue to stage the unique Continental Cup of Curling.

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Club Life: Third Place and Shared Leisure in Rural Canada

October 9, 2009

A few years ago now, Dr. Heather Mair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure started attending the CCA’s National Curling Congress to begin the process of gathering information for her study then simply known as a paper on the impact of curling clubs on rural communities.

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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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