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

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.

High school rugby cancelled across Nova Scotia due to safety concerns

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
High school rugby player Claire Avery

Players, parents and coaches are angry that the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation has decided to cancel public school rugby games across the province because of safety concerns.

Dalhousie’s high-tech football helmets can help detect concussions from the sidelines

Sunday, April 28th, 2019
Dal Tigers football

The helmets send a wireless alert to staff on the sidelines if a player sustains a hit that exceeds a certain threshold.

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.