The Dominion CPA Ontario Curling Classic Returns!

TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company (The Dominion) is pleased to once again present The Dominion CPA Ontario Curling Classic, taking place on Monday, January 18, 2010, at St. George's Golf & Country Club in Etobicoke, Ontario.

Proceeds from The Dominion CPA Ontario Curling Classic will benefit Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) Ontario. The 2009 event raised $153,000 for CPA Ontario.

This year's very special guests include a number of World, Canadian and Provincial curling champions: from Team Howard, Glenn Howard, Richard Hart, Craig Savill and Brent Laing; from Team Middaugh, Sherry Middaugh and Kirsten Wall; and from Team Rizzo, Jo-Ann Rizzo, Leigh Armstrong and Chrissy Cadorin; and curlers John Epping, Trevor Wall and Phil Loevenmark.

Major sponsors of the 2010 event include: (at the Gold level) Guy Carpenter; (Silver) Empire Life and Discount Car and Truck Rentals; (Bronze) Thomas Gold Pettingill Lawyers and Swiss Re; (Granite) Hub International, SCM Insurance Services Inc. and Jones Deslauriers Insurance Management Inc.; (Friends) CARSTAR Canada, The Dorsey Group Insurance Planners Inc., Mainway Hunter Creighton Insurance Inc., Intact Insurance, Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Company and Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company.

About Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) Ontario

CPA Ontario assists people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation. Since 1945, CPA Ontario has provided programs and services to people with a spinal cord injury including community counselling, peer to peer support, employment services, attendant services, advocacy support, membership services and information services. Visit www.cpaont.org.

About The Dominion

Canadian owned and operated since 1887, today The Dominion is one of the country's largest property and casualty insurers. The Dominion takes pride in providing Canadians with confidence that the cars, homes and businesses they value are protected. A fierce advocate for consumer interests, The Dominion is committed to making sure the insurance system works best for consumers. The Dominion strongly believes consumers should have access to independent, professional advisors, who provide advocacy and choice, which is why they distribute their products exclusively through independent brokers. The Dominion's priority is to earn and maintain the trust and loyalty of policyholders, employees and business partners. Visit thedominion.ca.

About The Dominion and Curling

Along with being the official insurer of the Canadian Curling Association, the CCA Season of Champions events and the Ontario Curling Association, The Dominion is the title sponsor of more than two dozen curling championships, organizations and fundraisers at the national, provincial and club levels. These include the Northern Ontario Men's Provincials, the Ontario and Alberta Senior Men's and Women's Provincials, the Toronto Curling Association Junior Bonspiel and The Dominion Amethyst Curling Camp. Most recently, The Dominion took its support of curling to the next level with The Dominion Curling Club Championship: Canada's first ever national event for club curlers. Learn more at thedominioncurls.ca.

SOURCE Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company

For further information: For further information: Shelagh Paul, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications, The Dominion, Phone: (416) 350-5880, E-mail: spaul@thedominion.ca

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