Jennifer Ferris

About Jennifer Ferris

Jennifer is the Managing Director of the Ontario Curling Council.

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OCC, Curl ON and NOCA endorse New Charitable Tax Receipting Program for Clubs

The Ontario Curling Council and its members, Curl ON and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) have endorsed the National Sport Trust Fund - Ontario as a revenue generation program through which donors can receive charitable tax receipts for qualifying donations.   Clubs can fundraise for infrastructure, equipment, programs - anything that supports the National Amateur Sports System.  Bonspiels, dinners, golf tournaments are all great ideas to raise funds for your project and the National Sport Trust Fund - Ontario has tools to...

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2018 Ontario Winter Games and 2019 Canada Winter Games Qualification Process Announced for Ontario

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its members Curl ON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) are pleased to announce the 2018 Ontario Winter Games and the 2019 Canada Winter Games qualification processes. The Ontario Winter Games (OWG) and the Canada Winter Games (CWG) events do not have North and South representation, therefore both events will fall under the jurisdiction of the Ontario Curling Council as the recognized Provincial Sport Organization by the Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport and...

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2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program – Draft List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced!

  2016-2017 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program Draft List of Ontario Card Nominations Announced! January 19, 2017  The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2016-2017 Quest for Gold - Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by the Ontario Curling Council, approved by its Board of Directors and applied by (the) Selection Committee. Full Cards Lynne Kreviazuk Clancy Grandy Sarah...

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Free Agents Listing Service Now Available

The Ontario Curling Council is launching a free service to connect coaches, teams and individuals to each other in the hopes of creating more opportunities for teams to form. We've listened to parents, coaches and individuals who were seeking a means of finding other interested individuals to curl with.  The OCC now has a means of collecting that information and posting it so that people may contact each other. The OCC is simply sharing information, we will not be involved with the...

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Applications Now Being Accepted for Next Gen Coach Apprenticeship Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Next Gen Coach Apprenticeship Program - Don't miss out on this very limited opportunity to spend a day with a National Coach as they provide insight into what it takes to take teams to the "next level."  In a unique training environment conducted in conjunction with our province's premier curling events - a small group of coaches will learn from either Rick Lang or Wendy Morgan in both a classroom and arena/club environment...

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Adult Learn to Curl Program Updates

The Ontario Curling Council on behalf of its members, Curl ON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association have developed a program to assist clubs in growing their membership through proven programming.  We've enhanced Curling Canada's Adult Learn to Curl Program through speaking with clubs who have been successfully running the program and growing their membership - we've rolled all of their Best Practices into this Adult Learn to Curl Program. This program focuses on Training the Trainers - in essence it...