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The Reality of the New Demographic

August 11, 2008

For years the advertising world has based a lot of its focus and predictions on the assumption that the world stops once a person turns 49.

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Corporate, charity, group curling – who knew!

August 11, 2008

At a dinner party recently, I was introduced to a friend of a friend who, when she found out I worked in curling, commented that her small group of amateur musicians had decided to try curling as a group activity.

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Olympic Qualification 101

July 29, 2008

Before I go into detail in regard to the teams that already have or will earn a spot in the Olympic Trials Qualification Process and how they accomplish that, we all need to be speaking the same language. 

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The Cost of the Facility – an Impact in Canada

July 28, 2008

In recent years the Canadian Curling Association has run some pretty successful championships that have turned a lot of money.  And yes at the end of the day the association and its host committee partners have been able to take a sizable cheque to the bank but certainly not for an amount most people in the curling world have assumed.

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Going the Distance is in the Best Interest

July 18, 2008

Championship curling has developed slowly over the past 50 years which has resulted in a good deal of excess baggage trailing behind that is hardly appropriate to top-level play in any sport.

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James Richardson International to be Presenting Sponsor

July 15, 2008

The Canadian Curling Association today announced that James Richardson International (JRI) will be the Presenting Sponsor for the 2009 Canada Cup of Curling in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.

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From the Sandlot to the Major Leagues

July 11, 2008

I always have been a firm believer in a level playing surface or fair play in sport. Fair play comes with a set of reasonably drafted rules and an equally reasonable system of enforcement and most competitors respect for the rules.

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World and Olympic champions headline 2008 Continental Cup

July 9, 2008

The rosters for the 2008 Continental Cup of Curling, presented by Monsanto, are now confirmed.

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10 Ways We Can Change The Curling World

June 30, 2008

If you're looking for a way you can impact the Curling World, here's the Top 10 List of Ways We Can Change the Curling World

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Who Said A Cocktail Had To Have A Kick To Be Something Special

June 15, 2008

The food and beverage operation of any curling facility in this country has undergone significant changes in the past decade.

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Burlington Announced as Host of the 2010 Canadian Mixed

April 21, 2008

The 2010 Canadian Mixed will be hosted by the Burlington Golf & Country Club in Burlington, Ontario, November 14-21, 2009.

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Edmonton to stage 2009 Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials

March 14, 2008

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that the city of Edmonton will stage the 2009 Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials, which will determine Canada’s representatives for their shot at world glory.

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Prince George, BC to host 2009 Road to the Roar

March 14, 2008

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that the city of Edmonton will stage the 2009 Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials, which will determine Canada’s representatives for their shot at world glory.

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2009 Canada Cup of Curling Awarded to Yorkton

February 18, 2008

The Canadian Curling Association today announced that the 2009 Canada Cup of Curling will be held in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. As one of the premier events in the 2008-09 Season of Champions, the Canada Cup will be staged March 18-22, 2009 at the Farrell Agencies Arena in the Gallagher Centre.

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Camrose to stage 2008 Continental Cup

December 6, 2007

The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that Camrose, Alberta will host the 2008 Continental Cup of Curling, presented by Monsanto.

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