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CFFCA awards Muscular Dystrophy $125,000 at the 2014 Canadian Championship
L to R: CFFCA President Mike Finlayson, VP Ken Kurz, Manitoba MD Fire Fighter Rep: Dave Schellenberg,
MD Revenue Development Manager for MB & SK: Kristen Pachet, & CFFCA Secretary Alan Sutherland

The 2014 Canadian Championship in Winnipeg, presented Muscular Dystrophy
with a cheque for just over $6,000 from fundraising conducted during the championship
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L to R: Host Convenor: Bob Poole, Manitoba MD Fire Fighter Rep: Dave Schellenberg, MD Revenue Development Manager for MB and SK: Kristen Pachet


CFFCA awarded the 2012 Fred Shaddick Community Spirit Award by Muscular Dystrophy Canada


Photos from the 2013 CFFCA Hydrant Championships

News from 2007

Northern Ontario Hosts the 48th Hydrant Championships

From March 22nd - April 1st, 2007, Fire Fighters visited Thunder Bay, Ontario and participated in the 48th Annual MDC National Hydrant Championships.
In 1999, MDC warmly welcomed the proposed support offered by the Canadian Fire Fighter Curling Association (CFFCA). As a result, the championship trophy was renamed to reflect the new relationship of the CFFCA and MDC.
During these Championships not only are the Fire Fighters on the ice curling but they also have fun raising money and awareness for MDC. Through the various fundraising events along with cash donations from Thunder Bay Fire Rescue Service, D.R.D. Construction Services, the Prince Arthur Hotel and Suites as well as the CFFCA a total of $8,807.93 was raised. Thanks to the sponsors, the community of Thunder Bay, the Fire Fighters, and their families and friends. MDC would like to give special thanks to Ken Kurz for all of his effort.
Congratulations to Team Southern Ontario for taking home the Hydrant Trophy. From everyone at MDC and from the thousands of Canadians who you give hope to every day, you are all champions. Thanks for making muscles move.

Pamela Musgrave, District Coordinator - Eastern Ontario & Nunavut
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
150 Isabella Street, Suite 215
Ottawa, ON K1S 1V7
t: 1.866.337.3365
t: 613. 232.7334 x225
f: :613.567.2288
e: pamela.musgrave@muscle.ca
www.muscle.ca



News From 2004

8-Ender Scored by Northwest Territories:

This once in a lifetime 8-ender was scored by the Northwest Territories team of Roger Pilling, Pat Rowe, Mike Grande and Steve Moss in the first end of their round robin game against Quebec. It is only the second 8-ender that anyone can remember in this competition. According to CFFCA President, Lyle Wiebe (who should know, if anyone does), British Columbia scored an 8 ender against Saskatchewan in 2000 in Truro, N.S.

Kudos from the CFFCA

The CCA recently announced that the "delivery stick" would be banned from all National Championships. Due to recent developments through the CCA the CFFCA has made the decision that the "stick" may be used at the Nationals. Please ensure that all provincial players are made aware of this so that no one misses out on playing.
Any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Bill MacPhee, CFFCA Secretary.


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