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

Entire team of tykes finds that 1st step can be a doozy

Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Hockey falls

An extremely steep step felled nearly every member of a Nova Scotia minor hockey team, with each wee leap to the ice ending in a boy-sized pile. And the cuteness factor has quickly pushed the resulting video to viral status.

15 university players suspended over weekend hockey brawl in N.S.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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A total of 15 players and both head coaches have been suspended as a result of the brawl that broke out during an Acadia-St. FX hockey game last weekend.

Shaming of sexual assault survivor sparked X-Men, Axemen brawl, says player

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Acadia v St fx

Sam Studnicka, of the St. FX hockey team, says he's "proud" of the way his teammates stood up for him over the weekend.

Brawl erupts in U Sports men’s hockey game in Nova Scotia

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Videos online show players on both teams throwing punches, grabbing jerseys and hurling insults.

Ron Joyce, billionaire who brought Tim Hortons coffee to the masses, dead at 88

Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Ron Joyce, a former policeman who turned Tim Hortons coffee into a billion-dollar empire, has died.

How Sidney Crosby got the last laugh on a New York heckler

Friday, January 4th, 2019
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New York Rangers fan Nick Lipeika tells CBC News how after heckling Sid the Kid, the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar ended up giving him a signed stick after a game Wednesday night.

NHL totem poles called ‘blatant cultural appropriation’ pulled from some stores

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
NHL totems

Decorative totem poles featuring hockey-themed figures and logos for teams including the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs have been removed from shelves at nine Lawtons drugstore locations in Nova Scotia.

Hockey at Peggys Cove lighthouse: An instantly iconic photo

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Adam Cornick said he's received a "phenomenal" response since posting the shot to his Facebook page Monday, with people excitedly sharing the nostalgic wintry shot and lauding its depiction of a quintessential East Coast experience.

CFL or bust? Experts wonder if Halifax can support more sports leagues

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Halifax is being courted all at once not just by the CFL but also by major soccer and lacrosse teams. There are doubts about whether the city of 400,000 people can sustain so many professional sports teams.

Name for proposed Halifax CFL franchise is Atlantic Schooners

Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Maritime Football, the group behind the campaign to bring the CFL to Atlantic Canada's largest city, put forward an initial list of four possible names earlier this month: The Atlantic Admirals, Convoy, Storm and the Schooners.