In addition, the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships, scheduled for November 7-15 in Canmore, Alta., And the Everest Canadian Curling Club Championships, scheduled for November 22-28 in Ottawa, have been canceled. These events will not be caught up in the 2020-2021 curling season.
“We all know the reality of our situation, and it goes beyond sport,” said Katherine Henderson, CEO of Curling Canada. “Our primary focus and responsibility, always, is to ensure the safety of the athletes and volunteers and it was determined that without any kind of clarity on what the situation will look like in late fall when these events have taken place. been programmed, we couldn’t responsibly go any further. in the planning process. ”
John Epping and Rachel Homan won the Canada Cup last year in Leduc, Alta., To claim the top spots in the roar of the rings.
The first four Grand Slam tournaments of the 2020-21 season have also been canceled.