1977 Macdonald Brier

The 1977 Macdonald Brier was held in Montreal, Quebec at the Velodrome. The total attendance for the week was 50,001. This Brier would see the first victory for Quebec in the Brier's history. At this time, there was no playoffs in the Brier.

1977 Macdonald Brier
Host cityMontreal, Quebec
Winner Quebec
Curling clubSt. Laurent CC, Mount Royal
SkipJim Ursel
ThirdArt Lobel
SecondDon Aitken
LeadBrian Ross
Finalist British Columbia
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This would be the first time that games were shortened to 10 ends. In 1927, teams played 14 ends, and from 1928–76, teams played 12.[1]


Province Skip Club City W L
QuebecJim UrselSt. Laurent CCMount Royal92
 British ColumbiaLeroy VinthersVancouver CCVancouver83
 OntarioPaul SavageAvonlea CCDon Mills83
NewfoundlandWayne Hamilton[2]St. John's CCSt. John's74
 AlbertaTom ReedCrestwood CCEdmonton65
 ManitobaJohn UsackisLac du Bonnet CCLac du Bonnet65
 SaskatchewanLes RogersCaledonian CCRegina56
 Northwest Territories/YukonDon TwaWhitehorse CCWhitehorse56
 Northern OntarioJohn TateIdylwylde Golf & CCSudbury47
 New BrunswickRoly MocklerFredericton CCFredericton38
 Nova ScotiaBob FitznerCFB Halifax CCHalifax38
 Prince Edward IslandKen McDonaldBelvedere Golf & Winter ClubCharlottetown29


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