Kevin Koe of Alberta defeated Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador 9-5 to win the Tim Hortons Brier.
Koe delivered a nice takeout to score three in the seventh end to put the game away.
It’s the third time Koe has won the national men’s curling championship, but his first with with current teammates Ben Hebert, Brent Laing and Marc Kennedy.
Koe will represent Canada at the men’s world curling championship next month in Basel, Switzerland.
In addition, he qualifies for this year’s Canada Cup in Brandon, Manitoba, the 2017 Continental Cup in Las Vegas and will return as Team Canada at next year’s Brier in St. John’s.
Koe’s team will receive $225,000, including $144,000 in Sport Canada funding over two years. Gushue’s rink will earn $61,000.
Alberta’s Chelsea Carey won the women’s national title last month in Grande Prairie, Alta.
She will represent Canada at the upcoming world women’s curling championship in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.