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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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Canadian teams perfect on Day 2 in Karuizawa

January 26, 2012

Team Canada rebounded nicely on Day 2 of the Karuizawa International Curling Championships. In fact, both teams went 3-0 on the day and are now well positioned heading in to the second half of the week.

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Canadian University teams off to a slow start in Karuizawa

January 25, 2012

Team Canada got off to a bit of a slow start on day one at the Karuizawa International Curling Championships in Japan, with both our teams dropping their first games.

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Yellowknife to host 2014 Canadian Seniors

January 24, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that, for the first time, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories will host the 2014 Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships.

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Dean Hicke and Chantelle Eberle are bound for the World Mixed

January 19, 2012

Team Saskatchewan, skipped by Jason Ackerman, won the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Sudbury back in the fall of 2011. The team opted to split up and play off for the right to represent Canada in Turkey at the 2012 World Mixed Doubles Championship, held from April 23-29, 2012.

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Sites for 2013 & 2014 CIS/CCA University Curling Championships announced

January 18, 2012

Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) have announced that Kamloops, BC and Regina, SK will host, respectively, the 2013 and 2014 CIS/CCA University Curling Championships.

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CCA welcomes Great Western Brewing Company

January 4, 2012

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that Saskatchewan-based Great Western Brewing Company has signed an agreement to be the official brewer for four 2011-2012 Season of Champions events in Western Canada.

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