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House Call: Organizing tips for your corporate curling event

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Social and super-fun, curling is a great activity for corporate team-building or seasonal office parties. You can simplify things for groups made up of mostly beginners so that the learning process is fun for all ability levels.

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Another Lukowich has some curling prowess!

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He certainly had the right last name. Turns out, he also had the curling skills to win a celebrity-filled Draw to the Button contest on Wednesday afternoon at the Glencoe Club in Calgary.

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Fundraising calendar benefits For The Love of Curling

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Curling’s newest fundraising calendar will provide a legacy to young athletes getting their start in the Roaring Game.

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Team McEwen pulls off big win in Portage

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Mike McEwen,lead Deni Neufeld,second Matt Wozniak.CCA/michael burns photo

Team Brad Jacobs started the 2014-2015 season where they left off last year. After a season of unprecedented success that included an Olympic gold medal, the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., foursome won 17 of their first 19 games to start the new season, launching them into first place in the Canadian Team Ranking System standings.

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Top men’s teams to clash in Portage la Prairie

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013 skip John Epping,CCA/michael burns photo

After losing the final in last week’s Toronto event (only their second loss of in their first 19 games), Team Brad Jacobs is back in action in the World Curling Tour’s Portage la Prairie, Man., stop, the Canad Inns Men’s Classic.

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CCA’s Greg Stremlaw earns Canadian Olympic Committee appointment

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The Canadian Curling Association will have a more prominent voice within the Canadian Olympic movement.

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Curling plays major role in Year of Sport in Canada

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The Canadian Curling Association will play a significant role in the Year of Sport in Canada, it was announced today.

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Jones tops Homan in Calgary showdown

Winnipeg Mb. Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings 2013.skip Jennifer Jones,lead Dawn McEwen,second Jill Officer.CCA/michael burns photo

With several events on the World Curling Tour this weekend, there was plenty of action across the country and lots of points up for grabs. Two Manitoba teams came away as the big winners, with Jennifer Jones and Reid Carruthers cashing in tournament wins, in high-valued events.

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Stars on ice gather in Calgary!

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Two different kinds of sliders gathered on Thursday afternoon at the Glencoe Club in Calgary for some Canadian team bonding.

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Wilfrid Laurier University to host 2015 CIS/CCA championships

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Canada’s best university curling teams will congregate in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont., for the 2015 CIS/CCA Canadian University Curling Championships, it was announced jointly today by the Canadian Curling Association and Canadian Interuniversity Sport.

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Sweeting brings home cash, CTRS points from Vernon

Alberta skip Val Sweeting in the championship game, 2014 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

With most of the top teams taking the week off, the World Curling Tour’s Prestige Hotel & Resorts Curling Classic in Vernon, B.C., seemed like a good opportunity for some Canadian women’s teams to score some easier points on the Canadian Team Ranking System list.

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New-look Team Scott makes season debut in Vernon

BC skip Kelly Scott watches her shot during 4th draw action at the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, February 16, 24th, Kingston, Ontario The Canadian Womans Curling Championship.

Time has a funny way of playing tricks on us. While it may seem like a while since Kelowna’s Kelly Scott was a dominant force in women’s curling, you don’t actually have to look too far back to be reminded that she’s been a consistent factor in the outcome of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts for nearly a decade.

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Weekend roundup: Canadian teams shine in Sweden

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It’s been a busy couple days on the World Curling Tour. Sunday morning, both Ottawa’s Rachel Homan, and Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones were playing for major Canadian Team Ranking System points at the Stockholm Ladies Cup in Sweden. Homan lost the final to Sweden’s Margaretha Sigfridsson, while Jones won the bronze-medal game over Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni.

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National Team Program squads chase CTRS points in Sweden

Sochi Ru.Feb19-2014.Winter Olympic Games.Team Canada,skip Jennifer Jones.lead Dawn McEwen.second Jill Officer,WCF/michael burns photo

As the competitive season moves into Week 5, it’s suddenly not that easy to keep track of all the teams, events, and points up for grabs. Between the men and the women, there are nine bonspiels on the World Curling Tour schedule this weekend, many of which feature some high-level talent.

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Team Canada wheelchair curlers honoured

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The honours continue to flow for Canada’s wheelchair curling Paralympians.

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