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They’re off in Prince George

November 10, 2009

Former Canadian champion Cathy King of Edmonton recorded the critical theft of two points in the eighth end which catapulted her to a 9-6 victory over three-time Ontario champion Krista McCarville of Thunder Bay in the opening round of the Road To The Roar pre-trials, presented by Monsanto.

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On the Road to the Roar

November 10, 2009

It isn’t the Roar, but you can see it and hear it down the Road from here.

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Canadian Mixed Curling Championship starts Saturday in Burlington

November 10, 2009

The Canadian Mixed Curling Championship begins this Saturday at the Burlington Golf and Country Club in Burlington, Ontario.

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Welcome to the BC Bound Blog by Paul Webster!

November 8, 2009

In this blog, Paul Webster will be providing regular updates on the teams and the process leading up to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.

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Hey Coach: Great new App for Curling on the iPhone and iPod!!

November 7, 2009

I am pleased to announce the arrival of a stats based program for the Apple iPhone and iPod.  Released in the last two weeks this app looks extremely promising. 

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Three Days Away!!! Prince George Here They Come!!

November 7, 2009

The long awaited first step of Olympic qualification for Canada’s Curling Team is almost here!  With only three days remaining the 24 teams involved in the Road to the Roar are getting set in their home towns ready to fly to Prince George on Sunday or Monday.

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Road to the Roar Pre-Trials start Tuesday in Prince George

November 6, 2009

The Road to the Roar Pre-Trials, presented by Monsanto, get underway Tuesday at the CN Centre in Prince George, British Columbia.

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Saville Sports Centre becomes a National Curling Training Centre

November 5, 2009

It’s official! Canada’s top curlers have a new place to hone their skills as they prepare for the 2009 Canadian Curling Trials, the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and beyond.

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To Tiebreak or not to Tiebreak… that is the Question.

October 28, 2009

To tiebreak to not to tiebreak is a question that will be discussed extensively by the World Curling Federation over the next number of months.

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Off and Running… Leveraging 2010!

October 23, 2009

The 2009-2010 curling season is now fully underway at most buildings in our country and this particular season is arguably the most important in the history of our sport.

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CCA announces Shannon England to participate in 2010 Olympic Torch Relay

October 21, 2009

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA), in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), is pleased to announce that Shannon England, husband of the late Sandra Schmirler, has been selected as a torchbearer in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay.

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The building of the Road to the Roar is now complete!

October 18, 2009

The building of the Road to the Roar is now complete! 16 lanes are now open for traffic from all directions!

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2010 Medals – Wow! Ursel & Jones – Big Wins last Weekend

October 16, 2009

Has anything screamed Canada like the new 2010 Olympic medals do?  Maybe it is just me but I think they have hit a homerun with the design.   They have truly pioneered a new trail with the design and ensured for years post 2010 the medals will be instantly recognizable.

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CCA, WCF to continue Continental Cup/WFG to sponsor

October 14, 2009

OTTAWA, October 14, 2009…The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) and the World Curling Federation (WCF) have reached a partnership agreement to continue to stage the unique Continental Cup of Curling.

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Club Life: Third Place and Shared Leisure in Rural Canada

October 9, 2009

A few years ago now, Dr. Heather Mair of the Department of Recreation and Leisure started attending the CCA’s National Curling Congress to begin the process of gathering information for her study then simply known as a paper on the impact of curling clubs on rural communities.

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