Two NS Curlers named to 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Team

There will be a coast-to-coast feel to Team Canada for the curling competition at the 2016 Youth Winter Olympics, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

Two players from British Columbia — Tyler Tardi of Surrey and Sterling Middleton of Fort St. John — and two more from Nova Scotia — Mary Fay of Chester and Karlee Burgess of Brookfield — will comprise Team Canada at the second Youth Winter Olympics, which will run Feb. 12-21 at Lillehammer, Norway.

 

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2017 Canadian Mixed Championship

In the wake of the successful Ford World Men’s Championship in Halifax, another major curling event is headed to Nova Scotia.

The 2017 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, the 54th renewal of the traditional two-man, two-woman national event, will be played Nov. 14-19, 2016, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, N.S., it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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Chedabucto Curling Club's postmark cancellation stamp

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