Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Nova Scotia’ Category

Proposed ‘Explosions’ name for Halifax CFL team touches off debate online

Monday, January 29th, 2018
Halifax Explosions

A fan art group that supports a bid for a CFL team in Halifax touched off a fiery debate online when it proposed naming the team after one of the country's greatest Maritime disasters.

Bid for Halifax CFL team steams ahead with Atlantic Schooners trademark

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Documents formalized on Dec. 1 show the group behind the push to bring a team to Halifax would have the sole right to use the team name on a long list of souvenirs and others items.

Major junior hockey league apologizes 4 years after teen player’s death

Monday, December 4th, 2017
Jordan Boyd

The family of Nova Scotia hockey player Jordan Boyd, who died at 16 after suffering cardiac arrest on the ice, is welcoming an apology from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the introduction of changes aimed at improving player safety.

Business group looks to score CFL franchise for Halifax

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
FBO CFL West Semifinal 20171112

The Canadian Football League confirmed Thursday that it has been in touch with a group interested in having a franchise in Halifax.

Acadia defeats SMU in Loney Bowl after days of controversy

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
acadia protest sign

The Atlantic University Sport championship game was played Tuesday at Raymond Field in Wolfville, N.S., but only after a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge on Sunday overturned a decision by AUS officials last week to cancel the game.

Huskies and Axemen ready to snap for last-minute Loney Bowl

Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Saint Mary's football

The Atlantic University Sport championship football game between Acadia University and Saint Mary's University will go ahead on Tuesday, a judge ruled Sunday after a marathon court hearing in Halifax.

As confusion swirls, SMU pushes for cancelled championship game to go ahead

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Saint Mary's football

Saint Mary's University officials argued Friday the cancelled Atlantic conference championship football game should go ahead this weekend after an Ontario judge sided with the school in a controversy over player eligibility.

NFL Sunday Ticket coming back to some Canadian cable markets

Saturday, October 7th, 2017
Patriots Buccaneers Football

After weeks of backlash, frustrated NFL fans in Canada are relieved that some cable companies are once again offering a package that allows viewers to watch any NFL game they desire.

Meet the former CFL player turned Halifax police officer

Sunday, August 27th, 2017
Justin Palardy

Being a police officer is no easy job, but for Halifax Regional Police Const. Justin Palardy, it may be less stressful than his former career as a professional football player.

Thousands expected as Sidney Crosby leads Natal Day parade

Monday, August 7th, 2017
HKN Crosby Parades Cup 20160716

CBC Nova Scotia will be livestreaming a news conference with Crosby at 9:30 a.m.