NOCA Scotties starts Thursday

The Fort William Curling Club will play host to the inaugural true Northern Ontario Scotties Provincial Championship.  This year sees Northern Ontario have the opportunity to have its own berth in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Feburary 14-22, 2015.  In the past, the NOCA teams have competed against teams from the OCA…

Junior Provincial Champions Declared

Congratulations to the Krysta Burns rink ( Burns, Leah Hodgon, Sara Guy, Laura Masters, Coach Rodney Guy) and the Tanner Horgan rink (Horgan, Jacob Horgan, Connor Lawes, Maxime Blais, Coach Gerry Horgan) for winning the Best Western NOCA Junior Provincials.  Both teams hail from the Idylwylde G&CC. The Burns and Horgan rinks will represent Northern…

Accessibility Act

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) became law on June 13, 2005. Under this landmark legislation, the government of Ontario has developed mandatory accessibility standards that identifies, removes, and prevents barriers for people with disabilities. The AODA applies to all levels of government, nonprofits, and private sector businesses across Ontario who have…

Draw to the Button Prize Winners

Thanks to all of the curling clubs in Northern Ontario that participated in Curling Week in Northern Ontario.  Many clubs hosted Learn to Curl evenings, Bring a friend events, open houses, and other fun events to try to get newcomers to try the sport. During Curling Week a Draw to the Button contest was held. …