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Curling for a Cause: the Capital One Celebrity Bonspiel

Big-name curlers are unfailingly generous with their time both on and off the ice, especially when it comes to supporting a good cause. Many fans of our sport are familiar with the CCA’s Charity of Choice, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation, and have recognized high-profile athletes on TSN Telethons over the years, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the care of premature and critically ill babies in hospitals across Canada.

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Giving Back: It’s a Big Part of Curling Culture

Twelve years ago, Winnipeg’s Eric Dawson and his friend Kevin Wiebe were thinking about doing something fun to spruce up the curling season in Winnipeg – something like, say, taking it outside and playing on the Assiniboine River.  But the idea remained just that – a vague idea – until 2000, when Dawson’s father-in-law passed away unexpectedly as the result of a heart attack.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup is Rockin’ the Okanagan

Loretta Wittur of Kelowna is the first lucky winner of Global Okanagan’s “Get Rockin’ Now!” contest promoting the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling coming to Penticton January 10-13.

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Howard Wins his Fourth World Title: “It feels sweet!”

Canada’s Glenn Howard drew for one point in a tense extra end to capture the Men’s World Curling Championship final in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday.

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Canada into the Final with an Extra-End Win over Scotland

After a pick ruined a potentially winning draw in the tenth end, Glenn Howard drew the four foot in the eleventh to secure a 7-6 victory over Scotland in the Page 1-2 game and a ticket to the final of the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship on Sunday.

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Next Stop for Team Canada: Page 1-2 Game

After an extra-end loss – their first – to New Zealand on Thursday afternoon, Team Canada charged back against China with a strong 8-7 victory in the final game of round robin play at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship.

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Playoff-bound Canada Loses its First to New Zealand

In a tense afternoon game at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, Kiwi Peter de Boer pushed Canada to an extra end and handed Glenn Howard his first defeat of the tournament, and the first-ever win for New Zealand over Canada in a world championship.

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Canada Wins a Spot in the Page One-Two Game

Team Canada defeated Scotland in Wednesday evening action to cap another successful day at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship and assure itself a spot in the Page 1-2 game.

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Win Number Eight for Howard – and Still Undefeated

“Wow, there were a million rocks in play!” said Team Canada fifth player Scott Howard after a 10-6 win over Sweden for Team Canada at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday afternoon.

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Seven Straight Wins for Team Canada

Glenn Howard faced another hot young skip and had to come up with some great shots to win Canada’s seventh straight at the Men’s World Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland, on Tuesday evening.

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Canada Wins in Extra End over Switzerland

Canada needed an extra end to defeat a feisty Swiss squad on Tuesday morning and remain undefeated atop the standings at the Men’s World Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland.

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Team Canada On a Roll

Team Canada once again dominated play to notch a fifth straight win and remain tied with Sweden for first place on the leaderboard at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship presented by Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd.

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Canada Remains Undefeated at World Championship

Team Canada continues to sit in first place at the World Men’s Curling Championship today, defeating Norway 8-3 in eight ends to remain undefeated after six draws.

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A Last-Rock Win for Team Canada

It came down to last rock, but Glenn Howard drew for one point to finalize an 8-7 win over a never-say-die USA team in Sunday evening action at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship presented by Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd. in Basel, Switzerland.

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Team Canada Remains Undefeated in Basel, Switzerland

Team Canada sits at the top of the leaderboard, tied with Scotland for first place, after posting a decisive 9-2 win over Germany in Draw 3 action at the 2012 World Men’s Curling Championship presented by Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd.

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