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Gushue wins 2020 Brier

It was a dominant victory for Brad Gushue Sunday night at the Leon’s Centre, as his Newfoundland rink beat Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher 7-3 to claim the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier. The win marks Gushue’s third Brier title in just four years, after the Newfoundland skip won the event back in

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Canadian curling sets example for acceptance of LGBTQ athletes

The world of competitive sports has often been associated with rather toxic views of gender and sexuality. For years, gay athletes were forced to hide in the shadows over fears they would not be accepted by their teammates or fans. In recent years, many sports organizations have sought to change

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Curling up north: Northern territories represented at the 2020 Brier

In 2018, Curling Canada, the sport’s national governing body, made some key changes to the men’s and women’s national championships. For the first time in history, every province and territory would be guaranteed a spot at nationals. The decision was made, in part, to grow the sport across the country,

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Dunstone rink looks to secure playoff spot

For Team Saskatchewan’s Matt Dunstone, the 2020 Tim Horton’s Brier has gotten off to a fairly strong start. After dropping their opening game to Team Wildcard, the Dunstone foursome has bounced back to win their last three consecutive games. On the morning of Monday, Mar. 2, 2020, Dunstone’s rink beat

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Wild Card preview for the 2020 Brier

The 2020 Tim Hortons Brier officially gets underway tonight at the Leon’s Centre, with Ontario’s Glenn Howard battling Manitoba’s Mike McEwan in the Wild Card game. The two teams enter tonight’s event as the top two rinks in the country who did not win their respective national championships. Both rinks

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Kingston kicks off the 2020 Tim Hortons Brier

Kingston has been talking about it and preparing for it for well over a year, and today, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, we can finally say it’s here – The 2020 Tim Hortons Brier begins today. Anyone in the downtown core is sure to notice the Brier is upon us. From

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Who’s who around the horseshoe

Kingstonians have spoken, and our new city council has been formed – despite some technical issues and an overall low voter turnout. The 34,529 people that did cast ballots voted overwhelmingly to have Bryan Paterson donning the mayoral collar once again. Paterson took just over 69 per cent of the

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Candidate proposes ‘University District Safety Council’

Homecoming weekend for Queen’s University starts today, bringing up the annually-present issues of student partying that often pours out onto city sidewalks and streets. Sydenham District City Council candidate Dylan Chenier, himself a Queen’s student, has proposed a concept he feels will address that exact issue. Should he be elected

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Current councillor left district debate ‘in a huff’

A Sydenham District resident took to social media after the district’s current councillor, Peter Stroud, got up and left a debate before it had formally closed. The incident occurred on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at a Sydenham District all candidates debate hosted by the Coalition of Kingston Communities and sponsored

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