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CCA announces 2013 Hall of Fame inductees, award winners

February 26, 2013

Two history-making players have been inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, while three longtime curling boosters have been honoured with major awards, the Canadian Curing Association announced today.

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Kamloops is thinking big for the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier

February 25, 2013

When the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier was announced for Kamloops on Oct. 30 of last year, it was hailed as a big win for the community. Now, with full event passes for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship going on sale Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. PST, the message is more about buying early.

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Bob Stewart Is On The Road To A Million

February 24, 2013

Bob Stewart of Longbow Lake, ON, made the shot of a lifetime to secure his spot as the finalist in the Capital One Million Dollar Button, curling’s only million-dollar fan contest.

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Merklinger keeps her focus on Sochi 2014

February 21, 2013

Kingston, Ont. — Anne Merklinger will take her seat at the K-Rock Centre on Sunday watching the medal games at the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts from a decidedly different perspective than she used to.

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Ontario takes lead in Dominion MA Cup standings

February 15, 2013

Ontario is the early front-runner in the race for the 2012-13 Dominion MA Cup, presented by TSN.

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Team Canada to chase gold at World Wheelchair Curling Championship

February 12, 2013

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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Sandra Schmirler Foundation announces junior curling scholarships

February 4, 2013

The Sandra Schmirler Foundation is indebted to the curling community for its support of our mandate, which is to raise funds to help purchase equipment for neonatal units in hospitals across Canada to help save the lives of babies born premature or critically ill.

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Funding to help Canadian curlers in pursuit of gold in Sochi

January 24, 2013

OTTAWA — The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) will be one of the beneficiaries of a $31-million investment by the federal government into winter sports leading up to the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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CCA’s Gerry Peckham honoured with prestigious coaching award

January 17, 2013

Gerry Peckham, the Canadian Curling Association’s Director, High Performance, has won a prestigious coaching honour.

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Introducing two new champions for the Sandra Schmirler Foundation

January 16, 2013

The Sandra Schmirler Foundation has announced a new fund-raising initiative with the introduction of two new “Champions.” Jon Mead and Cathy Overton-Clapham have agreed to spearhead the awareness building initiative as the Foundation continues to strengthen its ties with the curling community. The Champions role will be one of mentoring youth and acting as spokespersons for the Foundation.

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The Countdown is on for the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Kingston, Ontario

January 4, 2013

Speculation is rising with just weeks to go until the first rock is thrown at the 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts being contested at the K-Rock Centre in Kingston, February 16th–24th. Winners of the Provincial and Territorial Championships will all be declared by February 3rd.

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The Biggest Events in Curling are Getting Bigger: By a Million Dollars

January 3, 2013

Capital One® Canada and the Canadian Curling Association are bringing the Capital One Million Dollar Button™, curling’s only million dollar fan contest, to the Season of Champions events. One lucky fan will win the chance to throw a rock to the button for $1 million (CAD), broadcast live on TSN, during the 2013 Tim Hortons® Brier in Edmonton, AB.

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World Financial Group Insurance Announces WFG Rock the Ice Contest Finalists

December 22, 2012

World Financial Group Insurance Agency of Canada Inc. (WFGIA) is boosting the energy and excitement of curling’s Season of Champions with the announcement of the four finalists of the WFG Rock the Ice Contest, who will compete in a rock-throwing contest hosted by the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) at the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup in Penticton, BC. The lucky four include Jeff Alexander from Saskatoon, SK, Brian Hall from Stoney Creek, ON, Ann Louise Plaxton from Lethbridge, AB and Catherine Shore from Saskatoon, SK.

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Saint John, New Brunswick to host 2014 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship

December 13, 2012

After 15 years, the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship is returning to Saint John, New Brunswick on March 15 – 23, 2014. “Saint John hosted a highly successful World Championship here in 1999,” commented the CCA’s Chief Executive Officer, Greg Stremlaw. “Our sincere thanks to the World Curling Federation for our exceptional partnership in hosting events in Canada, and of course to the City of Saint John and Province of New Brunswick for their efforts to facilitate this major event coming to this historically rich community.”

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The Dominion and CCA Solidify Long Term Partnership

December 5, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company (The Dominion) has agreed to a long term extension and enhanced partnership with the CCA through until 2018.

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