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

Nova Scotian working toward Paralympic dream after devastating crash

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Dillon MacMillan racing

After Dillon MacMillan lost the use of his legs in a car accident that killed three of his friends, the 22-year-old set his sights on this year's Canada Games.

Halifax gymnast Ellie Black mum on plans for 2020 Olympics

Monday, May 15th, 2017
Ellie Black

The 21-year-old athlete says female gymnasts are sticking around longer in the sport than they used to.

Crosby a ‘warrior,’ says Nathan MacKinnon as Pittsburgh star faces concussion

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Capitals Penguins Hockey

Legions of Sidney Crosby fans — including NHL player Nathan MacKinnon — are still reeling after the Pittsburgh Penguins player was diagnosed with the fourth concussion of his NHL career.

Team Canada wins gold at World Senior Curling Championships

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Colleen Jones

Canada is on top of the curling world again as a senior women's team from Nova Scotia beat Switzerland in the gold medal final Saturday.

Colleen Jones inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Decorated East Coast curler Colleen Jones is adding another honour to her list of accomplishments: member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

Right boat, right time: Nova Scotia sailors competing in Rio for new women’s event

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
Team Rafuse Boyd at the Pan Am Games Toronto 2015

Erin Rafuse and Danielle Boyd are heading to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the first-ever women's skiff 49erFX Olympic event.

Watch the Sidney Crosby Stanley Cup parade live on CBC

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

The Stanley Cup will be on parade in Cole Harbour this morning as hometown hero Sidney Crosby shows off hockey's most coveted prize.

Sidney Crosby drops into Tim Hortons with the Stanley Cup

Friday, July 15th, 2016
Sidney Crosby Tim Hortons

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been seen around Cole Harbour carrying the Stanley Cup.

Former Maple Leafs coach John Brophy dead at 83

Monday, May 23rd, 2016
John Brophy hockey coach

The hockey legend was a native of Antigonish, N.S.

Canadian world junior curling champ decides to leave the sport

Sunday, May 1st, 2016
Mary Fay

Junior world curling champion Mary Fay of Chester, N.S. has decided to step away from the game so that she can focus on her studies.