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Business of Curling: Blind River Curling Club

November 26, 2014

When you’re a curling club in a small community far from larger centres, it can be a challenge to keep the sheets full and members happy. But the Blind River Curling Club hasn’t let its relatively small size get in the way of providing successful leagues and activities for curlers of all ages and levels.

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Inside Junior Curling: School comes first!

November 4, 2014

One of the most common traits you’ll find in junior curlers across Canada and even internationally is the fact that most of these athletes are not simply athletes, but student athletes.

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Head First puts safety first on the curling ice

October 29, 2014

In 2011, a recreational curler at the Calgary Winter Club fell during her weekly league game and hit her head on the ice. Her life changed that day.

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House Call: Organizing tips for your corporate curling event

October 23, 2014

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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Curling for life with The Tam Heather Venerables

October 14, 2014

Dedicated curlers know that curling is a sport for life. Thanks to innovations in equipment (think Little Rocks and delivery sticks, for example) participants of practically any age or level of physical ability can take to the ice – and stay there.

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Curling coaching: Not just for the pros

October 10, 2014

Coaching and skills instruction can benefit more than just elite curlers, a trend the Alberta Rocks Curling Camp proved with great success recently when it welcomed over 60 adult recreational club curlers looking for instruction on how to improve their curling delivery, sweeping, strategy and mental game play.

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Team Nedohin goes to camp

October 8, 2014

On September 27, over 50 curlers had a chance to get up close and personal with Heather Nedohin and some curling “friends” at the Sherwood Park Curling Club, kicking off the new season – and Nedohin’s new role as the club’s Curling Pro and Manager – with camps for both juniors and adults.

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Alberta Rocks: This one time, at curling camp…

October 6, 2014

Curling camp is just for kids and junior curlers, right? Wrong!

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Inside Junior Curling: Sisterly love

September 30, 2014

Here we are again, September of another curling season. For most curlers in Canada, this season represents new beginnings. New teams and new dreams are forming across the nation, and my 2014-2015 squad is no different.

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Business of Curling: Creative marketing at Juan de Fuca Curling Centre

September 24, 2014

Juan de Fuca Curling Centre in Victoria, B.C., has found a number of innovative ways to attract and retain new curlers, thanks to some creative thinking and valuable partnerships with local businesses.

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Young curlers benefit from first Swing & Sweep golf tournament

August 28, 2014

Carving up the John Daly-designed Thundering Waters Golf Club layout to the tune of 17-under-par earned the foursome of Ian Gollert, Garry Guinard, Tim Jones and Jim Steele top honours in the Canadian Curling Association’s inaugural Swing & Golf Tournament, presented by Pinty’s, on Wednesday.

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Dialogue, innovation and awards at first CCA National Curling Summit

August 27, 2014

The first National Curling Summit in Niagara Falls aimed to stimulate conversation about important issues affecting curling, now and in the future, with a goal of growing the sport in all communities across Canada.

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Canadian curlers taking the Ice Bucket Challenge

August 21, 2014

Canada’s elite curlers are shivering for a good cause these days.

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Rocks & Rings program racking up big numbers

July 10, 2014

It was a record-breaking year for the highly popular Rocks & Rings indoor curling program.

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Rivals on the ice but friends off the ice

July 4, 2014

Canada's top curlers leave their intense rivalries on the ice.

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