High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Safeway Championship is the Manitoba provincial championship for men's curling. The winner represents Team Manitoba at the Tim Hortons Brier. Previously, it was known as the Safeway Select (1995-2007), the Labatt Tankard (1980-1994) and the British Consols (1925-1979). Listed below are the provincial champion skips for each year. Manitoba did not participate in the 1927 Brier. The Tim Hortons Brier, or simply (and more commonly) the Brier, is the annual Canadian men's curling championship, sanctioned by the Canadian Curling Association (CCA). The current event name refers to its main sponsor, the Tim Hortons coffee and doughnut shop chain.