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First Half Complete at 10 Nations Test Match

July 9, 2018 |Cardiff, Wales

 

The first half of the competition is complete at the multi-nations test match in Cardiff, Wales with Canada securing a 3rd place finish in women’s fours.  more ...

 


 


Canadians Selected to Compete in Wales

July 3, 2018 | Ottawa (ON)

 

Ten Canadian bowlers have landed in Wales to compete in an invitational tournament. more ...

 


 

Selection Process for 2018-2020 National and Development Squads Available Now

July 3, 2018 | Ottawa (ON)

 

The Bowls Canada Boulingrin High Performance Committee is pleased to announce that the selection criteria and process for the 2018-2020 High Performance Program more ...

 



Canadian Youth Age Limits amended for 2018:
Bowler Development Task Force to be Struck in Fall

Ottawa, Ontario | June 19, 2018


Canadian Youth Championships Age Limits Amended for 2018
Bowls Canada’s Canadian Youth Championships align with the international World Youth Championship by making the Under 25 category of the Canadian event a qualifier for the international event. more ...

 


 

National Bowls Day 2018: a Rolling Success

Ottawa, Ontario | June 7, 2018

 

June 2nd 2018 was Bowls Canada Boulingrin’s second annual National Bowls Day. Community bowls clubs from coast to coast took part in an exciting day of celebration and fun events. more ...

 


 

Give Lawn Bowls a Try on National Bowls Day!

Ottawa, Ontario | June 1, 2018

 

The buzz about Lawn Bowls is quickly spreading across Canada with the celebration of National Bowls Day on Saturday June 2nd. Lawn bowls has many appeals for Canadians of all ages and abilities.  more ...

 


 

Celebrate National Bowls Day 2018 with your Local Bowls Club.

Ottawa, Ontario | May 30, 2018

 

June 2nd 2018 marks the second annual National Bowls Day.  Lawn Bowls clubs from coast to coast across Canada are hosting events to celebrate a sport that is as accessible as it is fun.  more ...

 


 

Show us your spirit with the Summer of Bowls contest!

Ottawa, Ontario | May 7, 2018

 

Bowls Canada Boulingrin is hosting the second annual summer photo contest in the summer of 2018 to celebrate the season. Club members are encouraged to share their photos of the 2018 summer season to the deadline in September. more ...

 


 

Canadians Selected to Compete in Wales

Ottawa, Ontario | May 1st, 2018

 

Ten Canadian bowlers have been selected to compete in an invitational event in Wales this summer. more ...

 


 

Cubiss Named Chief Umpire

Ottawa, Ontario | April 19, 2018

 

Bowls Canada Boulingrin is pleased to announce that George Cubiss will be the National Chief Umpire for 2018. more ...

 


 

Bowls Canada Welcomes New Operations and Communications Coordinator

Ottawa, Ontario | April 19, 2018

 

Bowls Canada is pleased to welcome Matthew Nafe to the position of Operations and Communications Coordinator.   more ...

 


 

Best Ever Commonwealth Games for Canadian Lawn Bowls Team

April 13, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

With five fourth place finishes and one silver medal, the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games represent a best ever showing for Canadian bowlers.  more ...

 



Canadians Making a Mark at 2018 Commonwealth Games

April 12, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

Women’s Triples Earn Fourth in the Commonwealth more ...

 


 

Three Canadian Lawn Bowls Rinks Claim Quarter-Final berths at Commonwealth Games Day 7

April 11, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

Canadian Lawn Bowlers continued their push to the podium to make the Lawn Bowls playoffs at the 2018 Commonwealth Games with the Women’s Triples already through to the Semi-Finals and both Women’s Pairs and Men’s Singles advancing to quarter-final play. more ...

 


 

Canadians Bowlers Stay the Course at 2018 Commonwealth Games

April 10, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

With the second half of the bowls competition underway at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Canada continued to play well. more ...

 


 

Best Ever Start for Canadian Bowlers on the Gold Coast

April 9, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

With two teams already finished in the top four at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Canadians started Day 5 of competition back in the hunt for another podium opportunity at the beautiful Broadbeach Bowls Club competition venue. more ...

 


 

Medal Hopes Still Alive with Canadian Women’s Fours

April 8, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

Canadian Lawn Bowlers were in the hunt for three gold medal rounds heading into day 4 of Competition at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. more ...

 


 

 

Canadians Advance to Semi-Finals at 2018 Commonwealth Games

April 7, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

Canadian lawn bowls athletes continued their chase for medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia as the Canadian Men’s Triples, Women’s Fours and Women’s Singles all advance to the semi-finals stages of competition. more ...

 


 

 

MVP Sports Partners with BCB for 2018 Bowls Day

Ottawa, ON | April 6, 2018

 

MVP Sports will partner with Bowls Canada Boulingrin for the second annual National Bowls Day. 

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Canadian Women Advance to Quarter-Finals

April 6, 2018 | 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

Canadian Lawn Bowlers continue strong start at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. more ...

 



 

Canadian Lawn Bowlers off to strong start at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | April 5, 2018

 

Canadian Lawn Bowlers are off to a strong start at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. more ...

 


 

Canadian Bowlers Ready to Roll for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | March 23, 2018

 

Ten of Canada’s best bowlers have been nominated to make their mark on Australia’s sunny Gold Coast at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. more ...

 



Canada’s Singles Players at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | March 30, 2018

 

Kelly McKerihen (Toronto, ON) will be representing Canada once more in the singles event.   more ...

 


 

Canada’s Pairs Team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | March 29, 2018

 

The women’s pairs team consists of Leanne Chinery (Victoria, BC) and Kelly McKerihen (Toronto, ON).   more ...

 


 

Canada’s Triples Team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | March 28, 2018


The women’s triples team consists of Joanna Cooper (Calgary, AB), Jacqueline Foster (Bridgetown, NS), and Pricilla Westlake (Delta, BC).  more ...

 


 

Canada’s Fours Team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | March 28, 2018


The women’s fours team consists of Leanne Chinery (Victoria, BC), Joanna Cooper (Calgary, AB), Jacqueline Foster (Bridgetown, NS), and Pricilla Westlake (Delta, BC). more ...

 


 

2018 Bowls Day Registration Launched

Ottawa, Ontario | March 23, 2018


Saturday, June 2, 2018 will be the 2nd annual Bowls Day in Canada. After a successful Bowls Day in 2017, Bowls Canada Boulingrin is excited to make the first Saturday in June an annual Bowls Day across the country. more ...

 


 

Bhartu and Westlake Return to World Cup

Ottawa, Ontario | March 06, 2018

 

Hirendra Bhartu (Nanaimo, British Columbia) and Pricilla Westlake (Delta, British Columbia) are returning to Warilla, Australia to compete in the 2018 World Cup. more ...

 


 

Canada Just Misses Playoffs at 2018 World Youth Championships

Ottawa, Ontario | March 05, 2018

 

Canadian youth narrowly missed out on making the playoffs at the 2018 World Youth Championships at the Broadbeach Bowls Club in Gold Coast, Australia. more ...

 



Bowls Canada Boulingrin is hiring!

Ottawa, Ontario | March 02, 2018

 

Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB) is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual with experience in the area of small business operations, communications and social media. more ...

 


 

World Youth Championships Set to Begin

Ottawa, Ontario | February 22nd, 2018

 

Four promising Canadian bowlers have landed in Queensland, Australia to compete in the 2018 World Youth Championships from February 24 – March 2. more ...

 


 

Canada2018 National Championships Venues Announced

Ottawa, Ontario | December 20th, 2017

 

Bowls Canada is excited to announce the venues for the 2018 National Championships. more ...

 


 

Canada to Send Additional Players to World Youth Championships 2018

Ottawa, Ontario | Nov. 30, 2017

 

Bowls Canada Boulingrin is pleased to announce that Rob Law (MB) and Pricilla Westlake (BC) will be joining Cameron Lefresne (NS) and Carah Webster (BC) on the Gold Coast in February to compete against the world’s top youth bowlers. more ...

 


 

Bowls Canada Nominates 10 Athletes to Canada’s 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Strong Canadian presence for the greens of the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, ON. | November 20th, 2017

 

Bowls Canada Boulingrin is pleased to nominate 10 athletes to represent Canada on the Australian greens for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. more ...

 


 

 

Smith and Wilson to compete at the Hong Kong International Bowls Classic

November 9th 2017 | Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Alberta’s Greg Wilson and Quebec’s David-James Smith are headed to the 2017 Hong Kong International Bowls Classic this coming weekend. Canada is one of the thirteen countries invited to this world renowned competition, with 128 players participating in singles and pairs. more ...

 


 

 

Bhartu and Westlake Defend Their Titles

Ottawa, Ontario | November 4th, 2017

Hirendra Bhartu (Qualicum Beach LBC, British Columbia) and Pricilla Westlake (PIBC, British Columbia) are the Canadian Indoor Singles Champions once more. more ...

 


 

Wright and Bird set to compete at the 2017 World Champion of Champions

Sydney, AUS | October 30th, 2017

British Columbia’s Mary Wright and Alberta’s Pat Bird are off to Sydney, Australia to compete in the 15th annual World Singles Champion of Champions, from October 30th to November 6th. more ...

 


 

2017 Canadian Indoor Singles Championships

Vancouver - British Columbia| October 27, 2017

The 2017 Canadian Indoor Singles Championships will be kicking off this weekend in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Pacific Indoor Lawn Bowling Club. more ...

 


 

2017 Bowls Championship Events Now Available on YouTube!

Ottawa, ON | October 16, 2017

Starting October 16, 2017 Bowls Canada will begin releasing videos of previously live streamed Bowls events from the 2017 National Championship season. These videos will be available on the Bowls Canada YouTube page. more ...

 


 

BCB announces New Board of Directors for 2017-2018

Ottawa, ON | September 28th 2017

Bowls Canada Boulingrin is pleased to announce their newly elected Board of Directors following the 2017 Annual General Meeting, held Sunday September 24th via webinar and conference call. more ...

 


 

Wright and Grahame Win Gold in Pointe-Claire

Pointe-Claire, Québec | September 20th 2017

The 2017 Mixed Pairs Championships have crowned a winner: Mary Wright and Christie Grahame from British Columbia won gold over Alberta’s Pat Vos and Roy Riege with a 20-16 final. more ...

 


 

Mixed Pairs Championships Set to Begin in Pointe-Claire, Québec

Pointe-Claire, Québec | September 14th 2017


The city of Pointe-Claire, Québec gears up to welcome the 2017 Mixed Pairs Championships, starting September 15th to 19th. more ...

 


 

Champions Crowned at the 2017 Canadian Singles Championships

Winnipeg, MB | September 9, 2017


After a week of sunny skies and gusty winds, new champions have been crowned at the 2017 Canadian Singles Championships in Winnipeg, Manitoba. more ...

 


 

2017 Outdoor Singles Are Set to Begin

Winnipeg, Manitoba | September 1st, 2017

The 2017 Canadian Outdoor Singles Championships are about to begin at the Norwood Lawn Bowling Club and the Dakota Lawn Bowling Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. more ...

 


 

Winners are crowned at 2017 Senior Triples

Peterborough, Ontario | August 30th, 2017


The 2017 Canadian Senior Triples Championships have come to a close at the Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club. more ...

 



Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club Welcomes 2017 Canadian Senior Triples Bowls Championships

Peterborough, Ontario | August 25, 2017


Competition begins today for the 2017 Canadian Senior Triples Bowls Championships at the Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club in Peterborough, Ontario. more ...

 


 

Canadian Lawn Bowls Champions Crowned in Victoria, BC

Victoria, B.C.| August 19, 2017


Canada’s best bowlers battled it out on the beautiful greens of the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club to determine who would be crowned this year’s national champions. more ...

 


 

The 2017 Canadian Lawn Bowling Championships are set to Begin in Victoria, BC.

Victoria, B.C. | August 11, 2017

Top lawn bowlers from across the country will meet at the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club, in sunny Victoria, British Columbia to compete in the 2017 Canadian Lawn Bowling Championships (also known as the Majors). more ...

 


 

Canadian Under 25 Champions Crowned

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | August 8th, 2017

Carah Webster (BC) and Cam Lefresne (NS) are the 2017 Canadian Under 25 Champions. more ...

 


 

Canadian Junior Champions Crowned

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia | August 3rd, 2017

 

Day three started with the semi-final matches for the girls. Alexis Gallacher (AB) proved no match for Jordan Kos in the first semi-final match, as Kos won 18-3. In the other semi-final, Baylee Van Steijn (ON) edged out Emma Boyd (BC) 18-13. more ...

 


 

Call for Nominations: Bowls Canada Boulingrin Board of Directors

Ottawa, Ontario | August 2nd, 2017

 

Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB) is seeking energetic, creative and passionate individuals to join our volunteer Board of Directors. more ...

 



Top Junior and Under 25 Bowlers Flock to Dartmouth for 2017 Canadian Junior and U25 Championships

Dartmouth, NS | July 24, 2017


Top youth lawn bowlers from across Canada will be descending on the Dartmouth Lawn Bowls Club in Halifax, Nova Scotia starting July 31 for the 2017 Canadian Junior and Under 25 Championships. more ...

 


 

Muskoka Lawn Bowling Club Grand Opening

Bracebridge, ON | July 8, 2017


On Saturday, July 8th, Muskoka’s newest lawn bowling club will officially open its doors to the public in Bracebridge, Ontario. This historic event will feature local dignitaries Norm Miller, MPP and Graydon Smith, Mayor of Bracebridge, as well as Ken Simpson, President of the Ontario Lawn Bowling Association. more ...

 

 

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