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Canadian skip Brad Gushue calls sweep as they play New Zealand at the Men’s World Curling Championship in Ottawa on Sunday, April 2, 2023. Gushue needed only seven ends to complete an 8-2 rout of New Zealand’s Anton Hood on Sunday at the world men’s curling championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canadian skip Brad Gushue calls sweep as they play New Zealand at the Men’s World Curling Championship in Ottawa on Sunday, April 2, 2023. Gushue needed only seven ends to complete an 8-2 rout of New Zealand’s Anton Hood on Sunday at the world men’s curling championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Bronze medalists, Canadian Kerri Einarson, Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard, Briane Harris and Krysten Karwacki show their medals after the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship at Goransson Arena in Sandviken, Sweden, Sunday, March 26, 2023. Canada defeated Sweden 8-5. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-TT, Jonas Ekstromer
Bronze medalists, Canadian Kerri Einarson, Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard, Briane Harris and Krysten Karwacki show their medals after the LGT World Women’s Curling Championship at Goransson Arena in Sandviken, Sweden, Sunday, March 26, 2023. Canada defeated Sweden 8-5. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-TT, Jonas Ekstromer
Langley’s Team Andrews, the defending 2022 senior women’s champions, was at the front of the procession piped on to the ice Wednesday, March 21, at the official start of the 2023 Connect Hearing BC Senior Curling Championships at the Langley Curling Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

BC Senior Curling Championships get underway

Langley’s Team Andrews hopes to repeat as women’s champs, Nanaimo’s Team Craig wants another men’s title

Langley’s Team Andrews, the defending 2022 senior women’s champions, was at the front of the procession piped on to the ice Wednesday, March 21, at the official start of the 2023 Connect Hearing BC Senior Curling Championships at the Langley Curling Centre. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Manitoba skip Jennifer Jones celebrates after defeating Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville, back right, in a playoff match to reach the final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Kamloops, B.C., on Saturday, February 25, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Jennifer Jones on verge of Canadian women’s curling record

46-year-old could become first woman to win 7 Canadian women’s championships on Sunday

Manitoba skip Jennifer Jones celebrates after defeating Northern Ontario skip Krista McCarville, back right, in a playoff match to reach the final at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Kamloops, B.C., on Saturday, February 25, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Team Wild Card 3 skip Meghan Walter calls out to the sweepers while playing Manitoba at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Kamloops, B.C., on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Wild cards a wild ride to Canadian women’s curling championship

3 wild card spots offer a final way in for teams that don’t win provincially or territorially

Team Wild Card 3 skip Meghan Walter calls out to the sweepers while playing Manitoba at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Kamloops, B.C., on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
British Columbia coach Niklas Edin, back centre, talks with third Kayla MacMillan, front left, as skip Clancy Grandy, front right, looks on before playing Prince Edward Island at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Kamloops, B.C., on Friday, February 17, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C.’s Grandy recruits Olympic champ Niklas Edin to coach in Hearts

‘He’s the best at what he does in the game, in my opinion’

British Columbia coach Niklas Edin, back centre, talks with third Kayla MacMillan, front left, as skip Clancy Grandy, front right, looks on before playing Prince Edward Island at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, in Kamloops, B.C., on Friday, February 17, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Sunday, Team Grandy won the right to represent BC at the 2023 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Curling Championships in Kamloops that runs Feb. 17-26. (Jenna Hauk/Chilliwack Progress)
Sunday, Team Grandy won the right to represent BC at the 2023 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Curling Championships in Kamloops that runs Feb. 17-26. (Jenna Hauk/Chilliwack Progress)
Langley’s Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce made the finals of the 2023 BC Men’s Curling championship in Chilliwack on Saturday, downing Team Cotter to get to Sunday’s game. (Langley Advance Times file)

Finals set in 2023 B.C. Men’s

It will be Team Pierce versus Team Cotter

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Langley’s Nicholas Meister and Team Pierce made the finals of the 2023 BC Men’s Curling championship in Chilliwack on Saturday, downing Team Cotter to get to Sunday’s game. (Langley Advance Times file)
It was Team Grandy (white and grey tops) against Team Reese-Hansen (black, and white/navy tops) in the women’s semifinal of the 2023 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship at the Chilliwack Curling Club on Saturday; Jan. 14; 2023. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Provincial championships of curling in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Curling Club hosted championships of both women’s and men’s curling

It was Team Grandy (white and grey tops) against Team Reese-Hansen (black, and white/navy tops) in the women’s semifinal of the 2023 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship at the Chilliwack Curling Club on Saturday; Jan. 14; 2023. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
A rock slides down the sheet at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Melvin Lee’s first invitation to curl with a diverse team of law students came more than two decades ago. Now, the avid curler has a wealth of experience under his belt. And he is trying to give a similar welcome to others who are underrepresented in the sport. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

This Korean-Canadian curler wants to make the sport more diverse. Here’s how.

‘It’s not just enough to have that open door in your facility. You need to be vulnerable and reach out to those communities.’

A rock slides down the sheet at the Men’s World Curling Championships in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Melvin Lee’s first invitation to curl with a diverse team of law students came more than two decades ago. Now, the avid curler has a wealth of experience under his belt. And he is trying to give a similar welcome to others who are underrepresented in the sport. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.

Chilliwack Curling Club hosts provincials

The top 24 men’s and women’s teams from across B.C. are in town for national qualifying tournaments

The Chilliwack Curling Club is hosting B.C. men’s and women’s provincials in January.
Canada Skip Brad Gushue prepares to deliver a stone against Sweden during a gold medal game at the World Men’s Curling Championships, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Canada’s Gushue takes silver at world men’s curling championship, Sweden wins gold

Fourth straight world crown, sixth overall for Swedish skip Edin

Canada Skip Brad Gushue prepares to deliver a stone against Sweden during a gold medal game at the World Men’s Curling Championships, Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep in the bronze medal game against Team Sweden at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Sunday, March 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson earns women’s world curling bronze in 8-7 extra-end win over Sweden

Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni won a record third straight world title

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone while lead Briane Meilleur, left, and second Shannon Birchard prepare to sweep in the bronze medal game against Team Sweden at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Sunday, March 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team South Korea at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson loses women’s world curling semifinal 9-6 to South Korea

EunJung Kim will face Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni in Sunday’s final

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team South Korea at CN Centre during the Women’s World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Team Canada skip relishing opportunity to return to Prince George for world championships

Kerri Einarson was set to represent her country in 2020, before COVID cancelled the tournament

Team Canada shows their appreciation to the crowd after defeating Sweden on Wednesday, March 24. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Lake Country’s Mary-Anne Arsenault (from left), Kelowna’s Jeanna Schraeder, Sasha Carter, Renee Simons and fifth player Morgan Muise are off to an 0-2 start at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women’s curling championships in Thunder Bay. (Curl BC photo)

B.C. champs looking for first win at Scotties

Kelowna Curling Club’s Mary-Anne Arsenault rink is off to 0-2 start, suffering pair of one-point defeats

Lake Country’s Mary-Anne Arsenault (from left), Kelowna’s Jeanna Schraeder, Sasha Carter, Renee Simons and fifth player Morgan Muise are off to an 0-2 start at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian women’s curling championships in Thunder Bay. (Curl BC photo)
Team Jacobs skip, Brad Jacobs encourages sweepers as a rock glides towards the rings during men’s final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials against Team Gushue, in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin

Canada’s Olympic mixed doubles curling trials cancelled due to COVID-19

Canada is the defending Olympic champion in mixed double

Team Jacobs skip, Brad Jacobs encourages sweepers as a rock glides towards the rings during men’s final of the 2021 Canadian Olympic curling trials against Team Gushue, in Saskatoon, Sask., Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rick Elvin