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

Full-face protection now the rule for 2 levels of N.S. junior hockey

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
Full face shield hockey

Hockey Nova Scotia has announced a rule change that makes full-face shields mandatory for Junior B and Junior C players.

Para swimmer says age, disability discrimination keeps him from competitions

Thursday, July 25th, 2019
danial murphy

Swimming Canada and Swimming Nova Scotia both deny Danial Murphy's discrimination allegation.

N.S. panel looking at ways to prevent injuries in school sports

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
Rugby game in Dartmouth

In the wake of high school rugby being abruptly cancelled and then reinstated due to safety concerns, the Minister of Education has tasked a 17-person panel with providing advice on safety in Nova Scotia school sports.

Class action lawsuit against QMJHL over player pay gets go ahead

Monday, June 17th, 2019
Alex Gravel

A Quebec court has ruled that a class action lawsuit against the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League can proceed. At issue is whether players in the league should be considered employees and paid.

90-year-old Nova Scotian talks about playing in 2 Memorial Cups

Friday, May 24th, 2019
Harold (Red) Conrad

For Harold (Red) Conrad, watching the Halifax Mooseheads play at the Memorial Cup is bringing back memories of when he suited up for the Halifax St. Mary's Juniors and played in the national tournament in 1947 and 1948.

90-year-old Nova Scotian talks about playing in 2 Memorial Cups

Friday, May 24th, 2019
Harold (Red) Conrad

For Harold (Red) Conrad, watching the Halifax Mooseheads play at the Memorial Cup is bringing back memories of when he suited up for the Halifax St. Mary's Juniors and played in the national tournament in 1947 and 1948.

N.S. rugby is a go as province, federation look at ways to make game safer

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
Keltics

High school rugby players in Nova Scotia will get to finish their season, the province and the school sports federation announced Tuesday.

Status of high school rugby in Nova Scotia still in limbo

Monday, May 6th, 2019
Rugby, rugby ball, rugby field, rugby scrum

A memo to schools from the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation says its board of governors "have not resolved" the rugby issue, days after the province's education minister ordered the sport be reinstated.

Game on: Education minister orders rugby reinstated at Nova Scotia high schools

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Keltics

Education Minister Zach Churchill has ordered the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation to reinstate rugby at high schools across the province.

Top Nova Scotia doctors question sudden decision to ban high school rugby

Friday, May 3rd, 2019
J.L. Ilsley High School rugby students

The decision to cancel high school rugby has been widely skewered by students, athletes, coaching staff and parents, who have even garnered support from Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang.