Travelers and Wheelchair Provincial Champions

Congratulations to the Janice Vettoretti rink (Vettoretti, Meri Bolander, Jessie Orman, Trina Tallon) from the Sudbury CC, and the Dave Barker rink (Barker, Brian Aaltonen, Ron Melhuish, Kurt Pristanski) from the Geraldton CC.  These teams prevailed over 5 other regional teams to win the provincial title.  Both teams will now represent Northern Ontario at the…

Canadian Masters

The Canadian Masters Championships is taking place this week at the Coaldale CC in Coaldale, AB. The teams representing Northern Ontario are the Marion Clark (Clark, Barbara Ward, Tannis Ferguson, Bev Junnila) and Gordon Williams (Williams, Ed Pedersen, Ernie Surkan, Ed Koivula), both from the Port Arthur CC.  Good luck to both teams. Event site

Wheelchair and Travelers Provincials

March 28 – 30 will see the final two provincial championships take place. In Copper Cliff, the 2014 Travelers Curling Club Provincials have 6 men’s and 6 women’s teams vying for the title of Northern Ontario Champion.  The winners will represent Northern Ontario in Halifax next November at the 2014 Travelers Curling Club Canadian Championships. …

CCA National Curling Summit

“The Canadian Curling Association is excited about our first ever National Curling Summit to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, August 25-27, 2014.  The Summit guarantees to bring together people from all over the world with a passion for our sport and the desire to continue to grow the sport of curling in all our…

Canadian Senior Curling Championships

The Robbie Gordon rink (Gordon, Ron Henderson, Dion Dumontelle,  Doug Hong) and Vicky Barrett rink (Barrett, Margaret McLaughlin, Valerie MacInnes, Brenda Harrow) are both competing at the Canadian Senior Curling Championships in Yellowknife this week.  Both teams are from the Sudbury Curling Club. The Gordon rink competed in the qualifying round against Yukon, Newfoundland/Labrador, and…

Resignation of NOCA President

NOCA announces the resignation of President Stephen Chenier, effective immediately. Steve has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Ontario Curling Association, officially assuming this role June 23, 2014.   He will be spending the next couple of months in the OCA office learning about the position. Steve has been involved as a Board Member…

Equitable Opportunity to Access Canadian Championships

The implementation of a qualification round for the Scotties and Brier starts in the 2014-15 season.  While this information is not new, there has been a sudden increase in the volume of questions regarding the process.  The CCA has developed a FAQ sheet regarding the history of the process Equitable Access FAQ