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




Tour Participants


The complete itinerary

Tour schedule

new 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

Background to the Cup

Scottish Tour of Canada in 2003

Canadian Tour of Scotland in 1998

The Pin Page

Tour songs

Related links




(There are more photos in the private area)


The Canadian Tour of Scotland in 1998


North Tour

South Tour

Group photo of the Canadian winners




North Tour
Aberdeen, Braid Hills Hotel


Front row: Malcolm Habkirk - North Shore Winter Club (North Vancouver), Dave Barker - Geraldton Curling Club (Geraldton, Ont.), Gary Cook - Prescott Curling Club (Prescott), Ian MacDonald - Mayflower Curling Club (Halifax), Rory Munro - Highland Country Club (London), Campbell Reid - Halifax Curling Club (Halifax), Paul Delorey - Hay River Curling Club (Hay River)

Middle: Jim Sissons - St. Catherine's Golf & Country Club (Niagara Falls), Jack Martin - Royal Montreal Curling Club (Westmount, PQ), Robert Martel - Montreal Thistle Curling Club (Verdun, PQ), Grant Hilliard - Mayflower Curling Club (Halifax), Glenn Rowlandson - Whitby Curling Club (Ajax), Don Brundrett - North Shore Winter Club (North Vancouver), David Brown - Toronto Granite Club (Toronto)

Back: Emerson MacRae - Highland Country Club (London), George Brownless - CFB Halifax Curling Club (Dartmouth), Douglas Brown - Royal Montreal Curling Club (Pointe Claire), Gerry MacLean Pointe Claire Curling Club (Roxboro), Locksley Trenholm - Huntley Curling Club (Carp, Ont.), Elgin Horton - St. George's Golf & Country Club (Islington, Ont.)















1998 South Tour
Royal Caledonian Curling Club Headquarters

Back Row:
Bill Burnett - Royal City Curling Club (Burnaby),Thomas Aitken - Hartney Curling Club (Hartney, Man.), Gordon Lank - Cornwall Curling Club ( North Wiltshire, PEI), Crawford McLean - Victoria Curling Club (Victoria), Neil Collinge - Toronto Granite Club (Rexdale), Nori-Kazu Nishio - Nanaimo Sr. Curling Club (Nanaimo, BC), Brian Davy - Highland Curling Club (London), Ray Field - Victoria Curling Club (Victoria), Jack Crombie - Hudson Curling Club (Hudson, PQ), Don Bond - Glengarry Curling Club (Maxville, Ont.), Les Harrison - Beaver Curling Club (Moncton, NB), crest of the RCCC, Denny Charlebois - Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club (Manotick, Ont.), Darrall Collins - Duncan Curling Club (Cobble Hill, BC), Allan Henry-Scottish Courier.

Front Row:
Don Shaw - Thornhill Country Club (Richmond Hill, Ont.), John Francis - Toronto Granite Club (North York, Ont.), Bruce Carpenter - Stellar Curling Club (Stellarton, NS), Kenneth Medland - Nanaimo Curling Club (Nanaimo, BC), Kenneth Grahame - North Shore Winter Club (North Vancouver), John Bowlby - Toronto Granite Club (North York, Ont.), missing - Garry Henderson - Arden Curling Club (Austin, Man.)
















1998 Strathcona Cup Winners

Taken at the Opening Banquet at the Royal Scottish Automobile Association in Glasgow

Ray Field, Cam Reid, Denny Charlebois, Grant Hilliard, Don Bond, Ian MacDonald, Jack Martin, Bill Burnett, Garry Henderson, Locks Trenholm, John Francis, Jack Crombie, Les Harrison, Bob Martel, Crawford McLean, Thomas Aitken, Ken Grahame, Dave Barker, Gordon Lank, Jim Sissons, Glenn Rowlandson, Brian Davy, David Brown, Paul Delorey, Rory Munro

Bruce Carpenter, George Brownless, John Bowlby, Elgin Horton, Neil Collinge, Darrell Collins, Doug Brown, Don Brundrett, Ken Medland, Nori Nishio, Gerry MacLean, Em MacRae, Don Shaw

Seated with the Strathcona Cup:
Gary Cook, Mal Habkirk