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Marketing makes an impact at Delta Thistle

August 14, 2019

“I went to a Burger & Beer event at Delta Thistle and fell in love with curling,” says Patrick Prade about his introduction to the sport at Delta Thistle Curling Club in Delta, B.C., five years ago. “My first question was ‘How do I sign up and when does it start?’”

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If you pour it, they will come: how change benefits curling clubs

June 26, 2019

We’re in an era of change and adaptability in the curling industry, and in many ways it can be summed up in two words: craft beer.

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Birthright added to Curling Canada residency rules

June 6, 2019

The residency rules that determine eligibility for the national men’s and women’s curling championships have been updated, it was announced today by Curling Canada. Players can now use birthright status to represent the province or territory they were born, even after moving away.

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Curling Canada signs pledge to join the Responsible Coaching Movement

May 29, 2019

Curling Canada has taken another significant step in its ambition to keep sport healthy and safe for all, it was announced today.

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Lavallée rolls — literally — to Caledonia Cup triumph in Quebec

May 20, 2019

By Mario Annicchiarico Gaétan Lavallée’s motto is there are no barriers in life and everything is possible, which suits the 51-year-old to a tee.

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Three successful applicants announced in revamped Curling Assistance Program

May 16, 2019

A revitalized Curling Canada Curling Assistance Program produced a trio of successful applicants during the 2018-19 season.

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Colleges’ commitments to curlers paying off at CCAA-Curling Canada championships

May 13, 2019

When Owen Tester was considering which college to attend there were a few requirements on his list. He was looking for a solid education and overall enjoyable post-secondary experience. But he also wanted something else from school – the chance to win a national curling championship.

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Canada’s Jones and Koe win Curling World Cup Grand Final

May 12, 2019

Canada’s Jennifer Jones and Kevin Koe ended their seasons on high notes by topping the competition in the women’s and men’s events at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing. Both teams ensured their victories thanks to some timely steals throughout the day. The Canadian team of Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres finished second overall in the mixed doubles competition.

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Koe, Jones and Walker/Muyres advance to finals at Curling World Cup

May 11, 2019

Canada will have the chance to win all three competitions – men’s, women’s and mixed doubles – at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing. Kevin Koe, Jennifer Jones and Laura Walker/Kirk Muyres will play in their respective finals after finishing the round robin on Saturday.

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Canadian teams honed in on finals at Curling World Cup

May 10, 2019

Canada’s output was strong at the Curling World Cup Grand Final on Friday. The five teams wearing the Maple Leaf combined for seven wins out of a possible eight wins and left some teams in favourable position to qualify for Sunday’s final.

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Koe finding his groove at Curling World Cup Grand Final

May 9, 2019

Canada’s men’s, women’s and mixed doubles teams produced five out a possible nine wins on Thursday at the Curling World Cup Grand Final in Beijing, including a two-win day for Kevin Koe.

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Jones dismantles Japan on opening day of World Cup Grand Final

May 8, 2019

Team Jennifer Jones made its debut at the Curling World Cup in Beijing on Wednesday and, naturally, the team fit right in with a convincing opening-day victory. It was one of the highlights during a day where Canada picked up two out a possible five wins.

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Five Canadian teams hit the ice for World Cup Grand Final in Beijing

May 7, 2019

There will be five Canadian entries chasing late-season success when the inaugural Curling World Cup campaign comes to a close this week in Beijing.

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2019 Canadian Curling Club Championships headed to Leduc, Alta.

May 6, 2019

Canadian curling’s grassroots will be celebrated alongside this country’s top stars when the 2019 Canadian Curling Club Championships are staged in Leduc, Alta., in November.

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Alberta finally claims Canadian wheelchair gold

May 1, 2019

After years and years of knocking at the door, Jack Smart and his Alberta teammates finally wheeled their right through it on Wednesday afternoon in Boucherville, Que.

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