Are you ready to rock? The Brock University Alumni Association will hold its annual Brock Rock curling bonspiel on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at the Niagara Falls Curling Club.This day will be fun for curlers of all skill levels. There are recreation and competitive divisions consisting of Brock graduates, faculty members, staff and students, who all compete for the Brock Rock trophy.This year, teams are encouraged to come dressed in costumes that reflect the theme of Brock memories. What memories do you have from Brock that can be brought back in costume? Team names are also essential!Curling bonspiel rules1. Teams consist of four players. At least two of the players must be Brock graduates or students. Due to the scoring method, there are no other requirements.2. Each game is four ends. If tied after four ends, one extra end will be played until a winner is determined.Please keep watch for registration – it will be opening soon!
Talks between the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) made progress today and the party leaders are now set to meet for further discussions.The SLPP and SLFP held talks at the Opposition Leader’s Office in Colombo today. The SLPP was led by SLPP National Organizer Basil Rajapaksa at the talks while the SLFP was led by SLFP General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekera. Following the talks both sides said that there had been progress in the negotiations and the leaders of both parties, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa and President Maithripala Sirisena will meet next for further discussions. The SLPP has already picked former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa as their Presidential candidate. (Colombo Gazette) The SLFP and SLPP have had several rounds of discussions in an attempt to reach a consensus to work together at future elections.However both sides have failed to agree on a Presidential candidate to contest the next election if they decide to work together.