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Playoff teams set at Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

The playoff teams are set after a dramatic finish to Day 5 at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.

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Quebec and Ontario tied at the top

With seven draws completed in the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, the defending champions from Quebec look determined to defend their 2013 title after scoring two big wins on Thursday.

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Leaders start to emerge in Wheelchair Championship

The standings are beginning to take shape at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que., as undefeated Ontario continues to lead the pack after three days of competition, with Quebec and Saskatchewan close behind.

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Quebec steals a win to open Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

The first day of competition at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship is complete in Boucherville, Que., with last year’s champion – Benoit Lessard of Quebec – coming from behind to steal a 6-5 win over Nova Scotia’s George Horning.

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Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship starts Monday in Boucherville, Que.

The 11th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship begins Monday at the Club de curling de Boucherville.

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Canada claims third straight Paralympic gold!

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We’re golden, three times over!

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Veteran-laden Canadian team nominated for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

It will be a battle-tested team that that has been nominated to play for a third consecutive wheelchair curling gold medal for Canada at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, March 7 to 16 in Sochi, Russia, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association and Canadian Paralympic Committee.

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Wheelchair Curling: Sharing skills and building friendships in Boucherville

When members of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Team journeyed to Boucherville, Que., Oct. 3-6 for a weekend on the ice with 2013 Canadian champions, Team Quebec, the focus was on training techniques and skill-sharing, but it was also on building strong connections among high-performance wheelchair curlers across Canada.

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2014 Canadian Wheelchair Championship awarded to Boucherville, Que.

The reigning champions will get a chance to defend their title in their home province at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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A conversation with Andy Jones, wheelchair curling coach

Andy Jones of Calgary recently coached Team Alberta to the bronze medal at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa. Jones works with both able-bodied and wheelchair curlers, and he’s a role model for coaches who might be looking to expand their repertoire of coaching experiences.

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Wheelchair Curling: A New Learning Curve

Following the first-ever Wheelchair Curling Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) Summit earlier this winter, athletes and coaches around the country have been trying out new best practices in order to further the sport in Canada.

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Canada claims gold medal at Wheelchair Worlds

Canada’s wheelchair curlers have struck gold in Russia.

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Team Canada sailing along at Wheelchair Worlds

Team Canada continues to set the pace at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

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Team Canada to chase gold at World Wheelchair Curling Championship

Canada’s most decorated wheelchair curler has a piece of advice for the rookies on the team that will compete at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, beginning on Saturday in Sochi, Russia.

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Wheelchair Curling LTAD Summit: “No cookie-cutter approach”

Athletes, coaches, representatives from the Canadian Curling Association, member associations, and provincial and national sport organizations gathered recently in Ottawa for the first-ever Wheelchair Curling Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) Summit to share best practices for developing the sport both recreationally and competitively in Canada.

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