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‘Strong suggestion’ for helmets for U12 curlers

A ‘strong suggestion’ for curlers under the age of 12 to wear helmets on the ice has been made by Curling Canada. [Read more…]

Megan Daniels is Spirit of Sandra scholarship winner

Delta curler Megan Daniels has won the Spirit of Sandra scholarship for a second time. [Read more…]

Join us for a Summer Warm Up!

Curl BC will be taking part in a Sport BC Summer Warm Up event at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday July 1 to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. What better way to celebrate our nation than to enjoy one of the country’s most beloved sports? Kids and adults alike will be able to try floor curling and learn more about the sport as it is played on the ice by talking to one of our volunteers.

If you would like to help out, please contact Melissa at msim@curlbc.ca or call 604-333-3620.

Take advantage of your group privileges

Thanks to an agreement with belairdirect, Curl BC members* and their families can benefit from an exclusive discount on their optional car and home insurance with belairdirect.

*Eligible for the program: athletes, coaches, team managers, officials, volunteers, alumni, employees and their families.

ENJOY YOUR EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT IN 3 EASY STEPS

computer1. Get a quick quote for your car insurance in just 3 minutes at belairdirect.com.

calculator2. After obtaining your premium, enter “Curl BC” in the group discount box and recalculate to get your exclusive premium.

call centre3. Call belairdirect at 1-844-357-1970 to confirm your purchase!

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PLUS!

houseFor home, condo or tenant insurance, call belairdirect at 1-844-357-1970 and mention you are a Curl BC member to get your exclusive premium. It’s that simple! In addition, ask your licensed insurance agent about our enhanced coverage!

Belairdirect also offers great rates on travel insurance. Get a travel quote here.

Offers may change without notice. Certain conditions, limitations, exclusions and eligibility requirements apply to all offers. Not everyone will qualify for a phone or online quote. belairdirect only offers home insurance, travel insurance and optional auto coverage in British Columbia. Visit belairdirect.com for more details. Insurance products underwritten by Belair Insurance Company Inc. Services provided by belairdirect Agency Inc. ©2017 belairdirect Agency Inc. All rights reserved.

Two fantastic grant opportunities for curling centres

Two fantastic grant opportunities are available for clubs that would like to get funding for senior programs or improve their accessibility.

The deadline for the New Horizons for Seniors Program is June 23 so apply as soon as possible!

The New Horizons for Seniors Program can provide up to $25,000 per centre and is for projects at your curling centre that are led or inspired by seniors and address one or more of the following five program objectives:

  • promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations;
  • engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others;
  • expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse;
  • supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors; and
    providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors.

Visit https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/new-horizons-seniors-community-based.html for more details or to apply.

There is also a great opportunity to make improvements at your curling centre through the Enabling Accessibility Fund. The deadline for this is July 26.

Examples of Community Accessibility Stream projects:

  • installing an access ramp and automated door openers to enable the access of people with disabilities to the main entrance of a church.
  • enhancing lighting in a recreational centre, to accommodate people with low vision;
    replacing doorknobs that are difficult to grasp and turn with accessible levered handles and installing accessible washrooms in a local tourist information office;
  • installing appropriate signage, tactile cues, and painting baseboards and door frames in a community hall with contrasting colours for individuals with visual impairments;

Visit https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/enabling-accessibility-fund.html for details or to apply.

Curling symposium was a big success

Curl BC welcomed 80 delegates from more than 30 BC curling centres to our 2017 Business of Curling Symposium in Kelowna. [Read more…]

Campaign to save curling centres from TV rate hikes

Curling Canada has launched a wide-ranging campaign to lobby Canadian media companies to re-think a new fee structure they are introducing. [Read more…]

Road to the Brier will go via the beach in 2018

The road to the Brier will go via the beach in 2018. [Read more…]

Curl BC announces 2017 award winners

The first BC junior men’s curling team to win gold at the national level since 2000 is among the athletes and volunteers who will be honoured at an awards ceremony in June. [Read more…]

Two BC teams get invitation to Olympic Pre-Trials

Congratulations to Team Morris and Team Thompson, who have received invitations to the Road to the Roar Pre-Trials set for Summerside, P.E.I, in November. [Read more…]

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