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Curling program reaches another 100,000 Canadian students

June 5, 2012

After four years of steady growth, Canada’s acclaimed in-school curling program has achieved a new milestone in the closing weeks of the 2011-12 school year by reaching 100,000 students in a single school year.

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2012 Kraft Celebration Tour: Nominate Your Community!

May 15, 2012

Nominate your community today for a chance to win $25,000 and a live broadcast of SPORTSCENTRE on TSN. Calling all Canadians! Is there a local curling club that needs new lights or a new chiller? Be a hero and nominate your community for the 2012 Kraft Celebration Tour

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Fredericton to Stage 2013 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Curling Championships

April 23, 2012

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that the City of Fredericton will host the 2013 World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships and World Mixed Doubles.

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Two CCA Championship Events Win at the 2012 PRESTIGE Awards

April 19, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association, nominated by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) for two of its Season of Champions events, won in both categories at the 2012 PRESTIGE Awards today in Richmond, British Columbia.

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CCA announces Hall of Fame Inductees and Award Winners

April 11, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced four inductees into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, as well as the recipients of the Volunteer of the Year, Ray Kingsmith Executive of the Year and Awards of Achievement.

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Kitchener to stage Capital One Pre-Trials

April 4, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that the City of Kitchener will host the 2013 Capital One Pre-Trials, presented by Monsanto.

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2011-2012 Curling Assistance Program

April 2, 2012

Twenty-five successful applicants have received confirmation of grant money totaling $299,685.21 from the 2011-12 Curling Assistance Program.

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Two CCA Championships Selected as Finalists for the 2012 PRESTIGE Awards

March 23, 2012

The Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) announced the finalists of the 2012 PRESTIGE Awards, which celebrate people, places and events that make the Canadian sport tourism industry so dynamic and important to the economic fabric of Canadian communities.

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CCA featured in Canadian Business Journal

March 14, 2012

A feature profile of the Canadian Curling Association in the March issue of The Canadian Business Journal (CBJ) concludes that curling is alive and well in Canada – on and off the ice.

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Ford Hot Shots now in 18th season

February 15, 2012

For the 18th consecutive season, the Ford Hot Shots curling skills competition will be contested at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer and the Tim Hortons Brier in Saskatoon.

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Fit For Curling: No place for flab in today’s game

February 10, 2012

It’s a question that has dogged curling for generations: are curlers athletes?  The image of the beer-swilling, chain-smoking, pot-bellied curler (just think of Homer Simpson with a brush) has been around longer than artificial ice. There was a time, in fact, that ashtrays were available at the end of each sheet, and it wasn’t uncommon to have a beer while playing.

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André Ferland inducted into Canadian Curling Hall of Fame

January 31, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced the induction of André Ferland of Trois-Rivières, Quebec into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame in the Builder category.

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Gold and Silver Medals for Canada in Karuizawa

January 29, 2012

It was a great day for Canada at the Karuizawa International Curling Championships, with our women winning gold and our men taking home silver.

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Both Canadian Teams Qualify for the Playoffs in Karuizawa

January 28, 2012

It was a successful day for Canada at the Karuizawa International Curling Championships, with both our teams managing to secure playoff berths.

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Mixed Results for Team Canada on Day Three in Karuizawa

January 27, 2012

Team Canada had mixed results today at the Karuizawa International Curling Championships, with our men winning and our women losing on this single game day.

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