Photograph | Donald Smith, later Lord Strathcona, Montreal, QC, 1871 | I-66959


Sir Donald Alexander Smith

1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal (1820-1914)




Strathcona Cup 100

January 7-31, 2009

Canadian men curlers tour Scotland


canada Celebrating over 100 years of friendly men's curling competition! scotland



Paper Trail

We are in the news:






Tour Participants


The complete itinerary

Tour schedule

Daily Journal


Dinners & Toasts

Tour Historian's Notes

Paper Trail: in the news


Canadians on the 1909 Tour!

History of the Medal

Memorabilia of one tourist

A collection of pins

Scottish Tour of Canada in 2003

Canadian Tour of Scotland in 1998

The Pin Page

Tour songs

Related links




Caution: After 10 years, some of the links no longer work and have been taken down. If you click on a newspaper link, you may have to use the search engine to bring up the info. Usually, typing Strathcona Cup is enough to retrieve the archived article(s).


We have been written up!

Here are some newspaper articles about the 41 Canucks in Scotland:

From the Brampton Guardian newspaper

From the Peebleshire News

From the RCCC web site

From the January 31, 2009 Dumfries and Galloway Standard

From The National Post

From the Jan 23, 2009 Perthshire Advertiser: Blair House

From the January 22, 2009 Northern Times

Forfar photo photo of January 24, 2009

Press release, Lothian

From the January 9 Saanich newspaper

Perthshire Advertiser of Jan. 9, 2009

Perthshire Advertiser of Jan. 13, 2009

Canadian Curling Press Release

CN internal newsletter


Also in the news:

Recent Scotland to Canada curling tour


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