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Curling: “How Social the Game, and How Manly!”

Photo edited with https://www.tuxpi.comThose are the words that hang over the official rink of the Royal Montreal Curling Club. Established in 1807, back when people were outside throwing rocks down the ice of the ST. Lawrence River, it’s since become a place for people to eat, drink, and throw 40 pound stones at each other to see who can get it closest to the center of a huge target on the other side of the ice. Continue reading

Discovering a Canadian Tradition: Curling

A very rich Canadian experience that many Canadians themselves don’t get around to trying is the wonderfully charming sport of curling.  This sport began in Scotland as a spinoff of land bowling in the wintertime.  Since there are deep Scottish roots in Montreal (and the rest of Canada for that matter) there are a good […]

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