Author Archives: Curling Canada

Author Archives: Curling Canada

Applications now being accepted for 2018 For the Love of Curling scholarships

May 1, 2018

Young curlers from across the country will once again be able to further their academic and athletic ambitions, thanks to the Curling Canada Foundation’s For the Love of Curling Scholarship program.

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MQFT with Kaitlyn Jones

April 18, 2018

This week, John sits down with the well-travelled Kaitlyn Jones, who has curled in five provinces and had the most success this season in Nova Scotia, winning a World Junior championship with her squad of Kristin Clarke and Karlee and Lindsey Burgess. She’s won several provincial titles at the junior and U-18 levels, and will look to repeat next season.

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MQFT with Sterling Middleton

April 12, 2018

This week, John sits down with a junior curler who has done a lot of great things and hails from the small town of Fort St. John, British Columbia, Sterling Middleton. A Youth Olympic gold medallist, two-time Canadian Junior Champion, a World Junior Champion, and most recently a Canadian Collegiate Champion, Sterling’s record to this point has been, well…pretty stirling.

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History in the making in North Bay

April 10, 2018

A reflection by Katherine Henderson, CEO, Curling Canada A few weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I found my seat to watch two gold medal teams face off at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in North Bay, Ont. Jennifer Jones and Anna Hasselborg, both intact gold medal Olympic teams, going head to head in front of record numbers of fans; history was being made.

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2018 Canadian Men’s Team

March 20, 2018

L-R: Skip Brad Gushue, vice-skip Mark Nichols, second Brett Gallant, lead Geoff Walker, alternate Tom Sallows, team coach Jules Owchar. Missing, national coach Rick Lang.

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2018 Canadian Women’s Team

March 20, 2018

L-R: Alternate Shannon Birchard, lead Dawn McEwen, second Jill Officer, vice-skip Kaitlyn Lawes, skip Jennifer Jones. Missing, team coach Wendy Morgan, national coach Elaine Dagg-Jackson.

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Northern Ontario makes fan’s day with Ford Hot Shots triumph

March 2, 2018

Mary Anne LaRocque-Ouamar is on one lucky roll.

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2018 Canadian Junior Women’s Team

February 24, 2018

L-R: Skip Kaitlyn Jones, vice-skip Kristin Clarke, second Karlee Burgess, coach Andrew Atherton, lead Lindsey Burgess. Missing, alternate Lauren Lenentine.

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2018 Canadian Junior Men’s Team

February 24, 2018

L-R: Skip Tyler Tardi, vice-skip Sterling Middleton, coach Paul Tardi, second Jordan Tardi, lead Zachary Curtis. Missing, alternate Jacques Gauthier.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Marc Kennedy

February 22, 2018

By Marc Kennedy (Team Canada men’s vice-skip) Most really good Canadian curlers at some point in their career have had the game be pretty cruel to them. They played great; we just didn’t quite have the extra-good today, and that’s the way it goes.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Kevin Koe

February 21, 2018

By Kevin Koe (Team Canada men’s skip) We’re headed to the playoffs, and it’s a bit of relief and excitement, all at the same time.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Rachel Homan

February 20, 2018

By Rachel Homan (Team Canada women’s skip) Obviously, this isn’t where we thought we’d be when we came to Pyeongchang. But I’ll also say I could not be prouder of our team for the way we kept battling here.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Marc Kennedy

February 19, 2018

By Marc Kennedy (Team Canada men’s vice-skip) That was a big hug with Benny at the end of the game today against Japan.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Lisa Weagle

February 18, 2018

By Lisa Weagle (Team Canada women’s lead) Even during our low moments here, we’ve never lost faith in each other.

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Team Canada Pyeongchang 2018 Blog: Joanne Courtney

February 18, 2018

By Joanne Courtney (Team Canada women’s second) We got an amazing phone call last night, and it really got us pumped up.

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