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World Curling Tour Preview: Local spiels taking over circuit

September 19, 2019

After two exciting weeks on tour, it seems that it’s already time to take a break.

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2020 Men of Curling fundraising calendar now on sale

September 18, 2019

The boys are back for another rendition of the Men of Curling calendar, featuring curlers from four countries across the globe and benefitting numerous charitable efforts – including Curling Canada’s philanthropic programs that support and develop youth programs across the country.

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Home Hardware Canada Cup raises the stakes for country’s best curling teams

September 17, 2019

As if a chance to qualify for the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings weren’t enough, the 14 teams who will contest the 2019 Home Hardware Canada Cup, presented by Pioneer, Nov. 27-Dec. 1 in Leduc, Alta., will be playing for a purse that will see the winning men’s and women’s teams pocket $40,000 apiece — a staggering 185 per cent boost over last year.

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World Curling Tour Review: Epping retains Shorty Jenkins Classic title

September 17, 2019

Toronto’s John Epping has won the AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic.

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World Curling Tour preview: More top teams taking to the ice for 2019-20 season

September 13, 2019

If there was any doubt prior to this week, it’s now officially curling season.

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Everest returns as title sponsor of Canadian Senior Curling Championships

September 12, 2019

One of Canada’s most popular curling championships will continue its relationship with a longtime partner, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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World Curling Tour review: Epping claims top spot at Stu Sells Tankard

September 10, 2019

Covering the walls of the Oakville Curling Club are a number of championship banners sporting the name “John Epping.” Until this weekend, however, it had been a long time since he’d won an event in that building, on that ice.

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Curling Canada, World Curling Federation extend partnership with eight-year agreement

September 6, 2019

A valuable and beneficial partnership between the World Curling Federation and Curling Canada has been extended for the long-term after reaching an eight-year agreement, it was announced today at the World Curling Congress in Cancun, Mexico.

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Many teams getting season underway at Stu Sells Oakville Tankard

September 5, 2019

It happens every year. Before you’ve put the golf clubs away, finished your slo-pitch softball season or put away your camping gear, curlers from around the world are hitting the ice in World Curling Tour events, and often in unfamiliar combinations of players.

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Innovations help attract new members at Comox Valley Curling Club

August 30, 2019

Keith Parry, manager of the Comox Valley Curling Club in Courtney, B.C., says that in recent years, Friday nights were “dark”, unless the club was hosting a bonspiel. Something had to change. “So I partnered with a local craft brewery to start a Friday Fun League running in five-week rounds,” Parry says. “It’s popular and has expanded to three draws.”

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Recipients announced for 2019 For The Love of Curling Scholarships

August 27, 2019

Some of Canada’s up-and-coming curling athletes will get a little financial breathing room after being named recipients of the 2019 Curling Canada For the Love of Curling scholarships, Curling Canada announced today.

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Tomorrow’s curling stars today: NextGen camp laying groundwork for future Canadian success on world stage

August 23, 2019

They’re recent national junior and university champions, but it’s not about what these athletes have accomplished in the past; it’s about their potential of providing excellence to Canadian curling for years to come.

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A local partnership keeps Mayflower Curling Club buzzing

August 21, 2019

When Matthew Paul became Director of Marketing for the Mayflower Curling Club for the 2018-19 curling season, his first goal was to explore how to get more potential members through the door – members who could bring some of the local youth culture to the well-established Halifax curling centre.

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Marketing makes an impact at Delta Thistle

August 14, 2019

“I went to a Burger & Beer event at Delta Thistle and fell in love with curling,” says Patrick Prade about his introduction to the sport at Delta Thistle Curling Club in Delta, B.C., five years ago. “My first question was ‘How do I sign up and when does it start?’”

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If you pour it, they will come: how change benefits curling clubs

June 26, 2019

We’re in an era of change and adaptability in the curling industry, and in many ways it can be summed up in two words: craft beer.

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