Curling fans will be able to watch live streamed games from five championship events on CBC Sports Curling Canada ©Curling Canada

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Sports has joined with Curling Canada to increase coverage of five major national championship events on its digital platforms in each of the next five seasons.

The live streaming will be made available on and on the station's sports app for iOS and Android devices.

The events are the Canadian Mixed Curling Championships, the Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, the Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships, and the U Sports/Curling Canada University Curling Championships and Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association/Curling Canada Championships.

The first one to be covered will be the 2018 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, due to be held in Swan River, Manitoba, from November 12 to 18.

Swan River will see some of Canada's best curling teams in action from November 12 to 18 ©Getty Images
Swan River will see some of Canada's best curling teams in action from November 12 to 18 ©Getty Images

The Everest Canadian Seniors will be held in Stratford in Ontario, from March 24 to 29, while Leduc in Alberta will host the U Sports/Curling Canada University Championships and the CCAA/Curling Canada Championships from March 24 to 28.

Leduc also sees the Canadian Wheelchair Championship from March 26 to 31 and the Mixed Doubles Championship from March 29 to April 1.

"CBC Sports is proud to be working with Curling Canada and excited to bring coverage of these national championship events available to Canadians as has never been done before," Greg Stremlaw, executive director of CBC Sports, said. 

"We're excited that these championship events will be getting more exposure than ever thanks to this exciting partnership," said Katherine Henderson, the chief executive of Curling Canada.

Transmission schedules are not yet finalised, but will be announced in the near future.