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Individual Story January 22, 2021 The Tim Hortons Brier champions

A loyal Newfoundland and Labrador fan who attended the last 5 Tim Hortons Briers and witnessed “our” team kissing the Champions Cup for three of them. Hopefully we will witness it again this year from the stands.

Individual Story January 22, 2021 Reunion & rejoicing

Totally enjoyed my curling experience when attending the 2017 Men’s Worlds to watch Team Canada(Team Gushue) win the gold. For me it was a reunion with a very old friend I had not seen since the 1970s and a mini reunion with some old military friends I had not seen since the 1990s. Very joyful …

Individual Story January 22, 2021 John Morris approaches performing pipe band with a question!

Our pipe band, Paris Port Dover Pipe Band, was performing the opening of a Men’s and Women’s curling event in Brantford quite a few years ago. As we were waiting to perform, John Morris approached a couple of us. We thought he might ask about the bagpipes, but instead asked if there was a certain …

Individual Story January 22, 2021 Tim Hortons Brier Dreams Come True

When the 2019 Tim Hortons Brier was scheduled to take place in Brandon, MB, my best friend and I were working as guest service agents at the front desk of the Canad Inns, where the curlers would be staying. Both of us are huge curling fans & I told my boss that she had to …

Individual Story January 22, 2021 Determined to see the game

Was at Boston Pizza watching final. Last three rocks when oilers game started and the waitress turned all tv’s to hockey. I got really upset and had to argue to get one tv switched. She did and I watched final rock making Team Gushue winners.

Individual Story January 22, 2021 Halifax 2010 Tim Hortons Brier

Travelled with chartered group had so much FUN and won the 50/50 draw twice!!! And won second place in the shuffle curling such a great time and met so many fun people and would so love ❤️ to return to the maritimes one day as well such friendly fun people watched every draw such great …

Individual Story January 22, 2021 A check on my bucket list

I am a huge fan of the Jennifer Jones Curling Team. I was beyond excited to attend the Olympic Curling Trials when they were held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Not only did I get to see my favorite team play – I got to meet them in person. It was so exciting to see them win …

Individual Story January 22, 2021 How wanting a hot dog cost my dad the Championship

Growing up in rural Newfoundland, Curling was played on Stadium ice. As kids we would hang out at the rink and watch all the events. My Dad loved curling and enjoyed playing bonspiels. This one year when I was about 8 years old he made it to the A division! As he was about to …

Individual Story January 22, 2021 Brier 2017 blackout

The nights the lights went out at mile one during the brier and we had a grand time in the dark. People were singing and players were playing their own little games Everyone had a party.

Individual Story January 22, 2021 Grant for Little Rockers curling brooms

I am a retired railroader who is heavily involved in the Forest Curling and Social Club, Forest Ontario. I am a member of the Board of Directors and as President I was involved in construction that made our club building total accessible. As a retired railroader from CN Rail I am eligible to apply and …