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Tyler Tardi will serve as a fifth on Team Laycock at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tyler Tardi to serve as alternate for B.C. team at Brier

Langley/Cloverdale curler to serve as ‘fifth’ on Team Laycock at Calgary-hosted championships

Tyler Tardi will serve as a fifth on Team Laycock at the 2021 Tim Hortons Brier. (Black Press Media file photo)
Peace Arch Curling Club – whose activities are currently suspended due to provincial pandemic health orders – has received $13,000 in rent relief from White Rock council for its leased facility at the Centre For Active Living at Centennial Park. (File photo)

City of White Rock provides some rent relief to curling club

Grant recognizes group faces an increase in costs due to COVID-19

Peace Arch Curling Club – whose activities are currently suspended due to provincial pandemic health orders – has received $13,000 in rent relief from White Rock council for its leased facility at the Centre For Active Living at Centennial Park. (File photo)
(The Canadian Press)

Pandemic has Curling Canada facing Olympic trials qualifying complications

Teams and duos with trials berths already in hand will keep them

(The Canadian Press)
B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time world and Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet is part of 11-member class

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
Vernon’s Jim Cotter fell to 1-4 at the Tim Hortons Brier in Kingston, Ont. Tuesday, March 3, with a 6-3 loss to New Brunswick. (Curling Canada/Michael Burns File)

BC rink drops fourth straight at Brier

Vernon’s Jim Cotter and company fall 6-3 to New Brunswick Tuesday morning

Vernon’s Jim Cotter fell to 1-4 at the Tim Hortons Brier in Kingston, Ont. Tuesday, March 3, with a 6-3 loss to New Brunswick. (Curling Canada/Michael Burns File)
Victoria pair win mixed doubles curling championship in Hope

Victoria pair win mixed doubles curling championship in Hope

Jackson-Baier and Chester win the tournament to move onto the nationals in Manitoba this March

  • Mar 2, 2020
Victoria pair win mixed doubles curling championship in Hope
Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Canada improved to 3-1 at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Switzerland Monday morning with a 6-4 win over the host country. (Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Okanagan rink gives up four in final-end loss at Brier

Saskatchewan pulls out 9-8 victory, dropping BC champs to 1-2

Spallumcheen’s Ina Forrest and Canada improved to 3-1 at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Switzerland Monday morning with a 6-4 win over the host country. (Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee)
Vernon’s Jim Cotter saw his record fall to 1-1 Sunday, March 1, at the Tim Hortons Brier Canadian Men’s Curling Championships in Kingston, Ont. with an 11-3 loss to Ontario. (Canadian Curling Association file photo)

BC champs fall 11-3 to Ontario at Brier

John Epping of Toronto snaps 3-3 tie against Vernon’s Jim Cotter with four-ender in sixth

Vernon’s Jim Cotter saw his record fall to 1-1 Sunday, March 1, at the Tim Hortons Brier Canadian Men’s Curling Championships in Kingston, Ont. with an 11-3 loss to Ontario. (Canadian Curling Association file photo)
Vernon’s Jim Cotter began the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier in Kingston, Ont. Saturday with a 6-4 win over the Northwest Territories. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan rink begins Brier with win

Jim Cotter defeats Northwest Territories 6-4

Vernon’s Jim Cotter began the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier in Kingston, Ont. Saturday with a 6-4 win over the Northwest Territories. (Black Press file photo)
Tom DeSorcy emceed the opening ceremony for the BC Mixed Doubles Curling Championship on Wednesday (Feb. 26) at the Hope Curling Club. The championship will wrap up on March 1. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

VIDEO: B.C.’s mixed doubles starts with ceremonial rock throw in Hope

Sixteen teams will compete over five days for opportunity to move on nationals in Manitoba

Tom DeSorcy emceed the opening ceremony for the BC Mixed Doubles Curling Championship on Wednesday (Feb. 26) at the Hope Curling Club. The championship will wrap up on March 1. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
Alberta skip Chelsea Carey gets a hug from her coach and father Dan Carey after defeating Ontario 8-6 to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Centre 200 in Sydney, N.S. on February 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Canadian curling coach’s ‘shut up’ comment exposes frustration about fairness

Dan Carey apologizes for remark to official during a timeout at Canadian women’s championship

Alberta skip Chelsea Carey gets a hug from her coach and father Dan Carey after defeating Ontario 8-6 to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Centre 200 in Sydney, N.S. on February 24, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Hope Curling Club set to welcome provincial championship in February

Hope Curling Club set to welcome provincial championship in February

Field for mixed doubles B.C. tournament almost filled, two berths left to fill

  • Jan 27, 2020
Hope Curling Club set to welcome provincial championship in February
Manitoba won the 2020 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s gold medal game against Newfoundland/Labrador at George Preston arena in Langley 8-6. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Manitoba wins New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s Championships

A provincial sweep at Langley event

  • Jan 26, 2020
Manitoba won the 2020 New Holland Canadian Junior Men’s gold medal game against Newfoundland/Labrador at George Preston arena in Langley 8-6. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Curling Centre hosted the B.C. wheelchair championships last year. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley players faceoff in wheelchair curling championships

Four teams, including some of the country’s best curlers, compete in Cloverdale at end of the month

  • Jan 25, 2020
Langley Curling Centre hosted the B.C. wheelchair championships last year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Team Canada’s Sterling Middleton (left), Tyler Tardi, and Matthew Hall were at Langley Curling Centre last week for a congratulatory welcome home after winning gold at the world juniors. Alex Horvath (missing) had already returned home to Vancouver Island prior to the local celebration. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Future of Langley’s Team Tardi champs in limbo

With more personnel changes facing the world junior championship team, skip questions what’s ahead

Team Canada’s Sterling Middleton (left), Tyler Tardi, and Matthew Hall were at Langley Curling Centre last week for a congratulatory welcome home after winning gold at the world juniors. Alex Horvath (missing) had already returned home to Vancouver Island prior to the local celebration. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning. (Richard Gray/World Curling Federation)

UPDATED: Junior Team Canada brings home gold to the Lower Mainland, again

Welcome home and congratulatory party planned Wednesday night at Langley Curling Centre.

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning. (Richard Gray/World Curling Federation)
Tyler Tardi, skip of Team Canada. (Richard Gray/WCF)

Surrey-Langley curlers in the running again for gold

Junior men’s team out of Langley hopes to defend its world title Sunday, going up against Switzerland

Tyler Tardi, skip of Team Canada. (Richard Gray/WCF)
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
Kaylee Davis got some quality time with his new friends and mentors, Team Tardi, during the junior national championships in his hometown of Prince Albert, Sask. last week. (Paul Tardi/Special to Black Press)

Saddling up along-side the ‘big boys’ – Langley curling champs offer mentorship

An 11-year-old aspiring curler got to spend time shadowing Team BC at the junior nationals.

Kaylee Davis got some quality time with his new friends and mentors, Team Tardi, during the junior national championships in his hometown of Prince Albert, Sask. last week. (Paul Tardi/Special to Black Press)
In their first matchup during the men’s provincial championships happening this week in Quesnel, Team Tardi beat Team Wenzek by the score of 8-5. That means younger brother Tyler beat older brother Jordan), (Liz Montroy/Curl BC)

UPDATE: Curling brothers face off for provincial title

Tyler Tardi competes against his older brother, Jordan, at the men’s provincials in Quesnel this week

In their first matchup during the men’s provincial championships happening this week in Quesnel, Team Tardi beat Team Wenzek by the score of 8-5. That means younger brother Tyler beat older brother Jordan), (Liz Montroy/Curl BC)