CPCA Honourary Life Members
2000 Inductees

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Clarence Fidler - Nova Scotia

  • Clarence Fidler is from Swan River, Manitoba.

  • Clarence began Police Curling in 1976 when stationed in Bridgetown, N.S.

  • Clarence has won 9 Provincial Titles.

  • In 1982, his team won the Nova Scotia Legion Championship.

  • In 1984, his team won the Canadian Police Championship in Winnipeg, Mb. Clarence winning all star third that year.

  • In tankard play, his teams have made the final 8 on three occasions.

  • In 1990, Clarence was elected President of the Nova Scotia Police Curling Association.

  • Clarence has been a Zone Coordinator for seven years, Provincial Coordinator in 1991/92.

  • Clarence is a level two Coach and coached from 1993 - 1998. In 1997 and 1998 his Junior Boys team including his son Hugh won the Nova Scotia Junior curling titles.

  • In 1998, Clarence retired from the RCMP and remains active with the NSPCA to this date.



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Stu Ryder - Nova Scotia


  • Stu began his Policing Career with the RCMP in February 1961, retiring in June 1987.

  • Stu began his Police Curling in the earliest days of the NSPCA in 1967. Stu notes the association did precede him by a few years. 

  • Stu served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in "H" & "B" Divisions.

  • Stu served in all NSPCA position and as the CPCA President.

  • In 2000, Stu was awarded an Honourary Life Membership in the Canadian Police Curling Association.

  • Stu remained active with the NSPCA right up to his date of passing June 20, 2012 at the young age of 73.