Paul Wiecek

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Manitoba curlers will cash in tonight

It will be a very profitable day today in Brantford for Manitoba curling’s Dawn Askin-Mike McEwen household.

Askin, the lead for Winnipeg skip Jennifer Jones, is in this afternoon’s women’s final of the $50,000 Sun Life Classic in Brantford, Ontario while her partner, Winnipeg skip Mike McEwen, is in the final of the $50,000 men’s event.

Read full Article: www.winnipegfreepress.com/Manitoba-curlers-will-cash-in-tonight


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Starting from rock bottom

She earned the right to not have to play this week by winning last February's Canadian Women's Curling Championship.

But when Cathy Overton-Clapham was controversially fired from her job last spring as the third for Jennifer Jones, she also lost the automatic bye into this winter's Canadian championship that went with being part of that team.

Read full Article: www.winnipegfreepress.com/starting-from-rock-bottom