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Quebec, Northern Ontario and Newfoundland out front early at The Brier

Quebec skip Jean-Michel Menard watches his shot during the afternoon draw against Northwest Territories/Yukon at the Tim Hortons Brier in Edmonton on Sunday, March 3, 2013. /


Quebec, Northern Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador remain undefeated after their three games at the Canadian men's curling championship.

Northern Ontario's Brad Jacobs beat Prince Edward Island's Eddie MacKenzie 10-4. Jean-Michel Menard of Quebec downed Jamie Koe of the Territories 6-3.

Brad Gushue's Newfoundland foursome thumped Saskatchewan's Brock Virtue 7-2 and had a game against New Brunswick at night.

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The Territories and Saskatchewan dropped into a tie at 1-2 with James Grattan of New Brunswick, who was a 8-4 winner over Nova Scotia's Paul Flemming.

Ontario's Glenn Howard and Manitoba's Jeff Stoughton were 2-0 and set to meet in the evening draw. Alberta's Kevin Martin and B.C.'s Andrew Bileseky, tied at 0-2, were also to meet in the final draw of the day.

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island were winless after three games.

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