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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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World’s best curlers are coming to Las Vegas

November 27, 2012

In a joint announcement today by the Canadian Curling Association (CCA), U.S. Curling Association (USCA) and World Curling Federation (WCF), it was revealed that the 2014 World Financial Group Continental Cup will be staged here January 16-19 at the 5,000-seat Orleans Arena, home to hockey’s Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL.

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CurlingTV: Curling online, anytime, anywhere!

November 8, 2012

Starting November 8, fans can watch curling online, anytime, anywhere. The Canadian Curling Association has launched its latest online offering, CurlingTV (www.curlingtv.ca), which will provide fans with the kind of viewing experience they’ve been dreaming of – and asking for!

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Kamloops awarded 2014 Tim Hortons Brier

October 30, 2012

The City of Kamloops has been awarded the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association (CCA). The 85th edition of the Canadian men’s curling championship will be played March 1-9 at the Interior Savings Centre.

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Middaugh Team Competes in Yichun, China

October 29, 2012

On November 3, the 2012 Yichun International Ladies Curling Competition gets underway in Yichun, China, and Canada’s Sherry Middaugh will be on the ice as one of eight women’s teams competing in the event.

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Strathcona Cup 2013: Scotland vs Canada in Friendly Curling Competition

October 4, 2012

This January, Canadian curlers coast to coast will compete in a championship that brings Scottish teams across the Atlantic to battle – in friendly fashion – for curling supremacy. Plans are underway for the  Strathcona Cup Tour 2013.

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CCA announces creation of Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Trials

October 1, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced the creation of a new curling championship, the Canadian Mixed Doubles Trials.   The competition will take place each March and will qualify Canada’s representatives for the annual World Mixed Doubles Championship.

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The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) Gives Curling a Try

September 26, 2012

As the curling season approaches, new curlers are being introduced to the game at clubs across the county. On Tuesday morning, The Ottawa Curling Club hosted a special Learn-to-Curl session: under the watchful eye of OCC Curling Professional Earle Morris, The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), took to the ice, joined by local high-performance curlers Craig Savill, Rachel Homan, Alison Kreviazuk, Emma Miskew and Lisa Weagle.

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Major highlights at the CCA’s National Curling Congress and AGM

June 22, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association’s National Curling Congress (NCC) and Annual General Meeting (AGM) were held in Ottawa, June 14-16. “The 2012 National Curling Congress was an excellent opportunity for our members across the country to come together in Ottawa this week,” said Greg Stremlaw, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Curling Association (CCA).

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Liverpool, Nova Scotia, to host 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors

June 15, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that Liverpool, Nova Scotia will host the 2014 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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