Scottish Women’s Tour to visit NOCA Clubs

The Scottish Women’s Tour will visit in Northern Ontario Clubs November 18th-20th.  The tour alternates every five years with 24 Canadian Women visiting Scotland in 2010 and 24 Scottish Women visiting Canada this year.  The tour visits different parts of Canada, and Quebec, Northern Ontario and Ontario have been chosen as the areas to visit…

Bantam Playdown Date Changes

Due to the cancellation of the Ontario Winter Games, the Bantam playdown dates have been changed.  The later playdown dates will allow teams more time to prepare for competition, and lengthen the curling season for the Bantam curlers. The date changes are: Regions:  January 8-10, 2016 Qualifiers:  February 5-7, 2016Provincials:  February 25-28, 2016 Revised Competitions…

Canada 150 Fund

The Department of Canadian Heritage (PCH) is the lead department for the celebrations of Canada 150 and has created the Canada 150 Fund; a funding initiative that aims to promote Canadian values, culture and history, generate national pride and bring citizens together to celebrate Canada 150.  Funding is available in the form of grants or…

Levels 1 & 2 Ice Technician Courses

In partnership with Jet Ice, NOCA will be holding both a Level 1 and a Level 2 Ice Technician course in June at the Countryside arena in Sudbury.  The Level 1 course will take place June 25-26 and the Level 2 course will be held June 23-26.  Accommodation is available at Laurentian University residence at…