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Retired Canadian politician to volunteer at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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According to Dave Mabell of the Lethbridge Herald on Saturday, retired Canadian politician Rick Casson, a Calgary native, will be volunteering in the sport of curling at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Casson, who was a member of parliament for the city of Lethbridge from 1997-2011 and representing the Conservative Party of Canada (also the Reform Party and Canadian Alliance), will be accompanied in Sochi by his wife and two friends from Coaldale, Alberta who will also be volunteering.

Casson also volunteered at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in the sport of curling.

The Olympic curling competition will begin on Sunday, February 9 at 10:00 p.m. mountain time with Canada's Brad Jacobs of Sault. Ste. Marie, Ontario taking on John Jahr of Germany. Other first draw matches are Russia vs. Great Britain, Sweden vs. Switzerland and Denark vs. China. The curling tournament will continue until Friday, February 21.



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