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Top curling teams say they won’t use high-tech brooms

CBC News — Dozens of the world’s top curlers, including Olympic gold medallists Brad Gushue, Brad Jacobs and Jennifer Jones, say they won’t use new broom technology that threatens to alter the sport dramatically by slowing down and changing the direction of a rock in motion. A statement posted on Team Canada’s website has been […]

Curling Groups Forced to Think of Creative Solutions

Global Regina – The city’s curling clubs are struggling to maintain their operating costs. They went to city council this week asking for a tax break. After over two hours of discussion, they were granted a partial exemption for the next two years. But, there’s a catch. All three clubs (Highland, Caledonian and Tartan Curling Clubs) […]

Regina Curling Clubs Seek Tax Exemption

REGINA LEADERPOST — JUNE 4, 2015 Two Regina curling clubs are on thin ice with their finances, and they’re not getting the help they’d like from the City of Regina. On Tuesday, the city’s finance and administration committee voted to deny tax exemptions for the Tartan Curling Club Co-operative and the Highland Curling Club. The […]