Canada makes clean sweep of Tallinn World Junior Curling Championships ({{commentsTotal}})

Both the Canadian men's and women's teams won gold at the World Junior Curling Championships in Tallinn on Sunday with Estonia failing to qualify for next year's tournament.

Canada beat Switzerland 6-3 in the first of the two finals in Tallinn's new Tondiraba Ice Hall with Scotland beating Sweden in the bronze match.

In the other final, Canadian beat Scotland 8-2 to clinch the women's title. Switzerland won bronze ahead of Sweden.

Estonia, not known for its curling feats, had at least one win in both competitions. The women's team beat England and the Czech Republic to finish eighth in the ten-team group. The men managed to beat Italy in their first game but lost all the following games to finish last in the group.

Editor: J.M. Laats

Easter Monday a public holiday? But you're forgetting productionEaster Monday a public holiday? But you're forgetting production
Estonia’s Easter Monday time loop: Discussing an additional day off

Every year, Estonia reliably asks itself the question whether or not Easter Monday should be made a public holiday. Opinions differ. While one side emphasizes the importance of family time, the other thinks an additional day off would threaten economic growth.

Minister of Social Protection Kaia Iva (IRL).Minister of Social Protection Kaia Iva (IRL).
Samost: Kaia Iva’s charisma could help IRL out of long-term low

In Sunday’s “Samost ja Rumm” radio debate show, editor-in-chief of ERR’s online news, Anvar Samost, and journalist and former politician Hannes Rumm discussed the potential and actual candidates for the chairmanship of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL). At the time of the broadcast, Helir-Valdor Seeder had not yet made his intention to run public.