News Release Archive

     Nova Scotia's 1995 Canada Winter Games Team of 317 athletes,
coaches, managers and mission staff "heads west" to Grande
Prairie and Jasper, Alberta, Feb. 19 to March 4.

     The 1995 Nova Scotia contingent is the largest ever for
winter competitions and, "is the result of an enormous
partnership of effort among volunteers, parents, sponsors, sport
organizations and government," said Sport and Recreation Minister
Eleanor Norrie.  "We are all very proud of the team that will
represent Nova Scotia."

     The 1991 Canada Winter Games held in Charlottetown, saw Nova
Scotia finish seventh overall with six gold medals, five silver
medals and 10 bronze.

     Among the Nova Scotians who will travel to the 1995 Canada
Winter Games are 26 South Shore Region team members: artistic
gymnastics: Morgan Gibson, New Germany; badminton: Peter Speight,
Bridgewater; women's curling: Laura Brown, Bridgewater; Tony
Brown (Coach), Mill Village; Susan Joudrey, Jana Mossman, and
Tanya Richardson, all of Bridgewater; men's/women's curling:
Cathie MacDonald (Manager), Bridgewater; fencing: Aidan Matchett
and Ed Matchett (Manager), New Germany; figure skating: Marie
Claire Bourque, St. Anne du Ruisseau; David Clattenburg
(Manager), Milton; Shaira Goreham, Shelburne; Jarrett Hetu and
Jarvis Hetu, New Germany; Judo:  Erin Moffatt, Lunenburg County;
wheelchair basketball: Jason Bourque and Jamie Frotten, Yarmouth
County; Patty Keddy, Joel Keddy, Geoff Keddy and Blair Keddy
(Manager), all of Petite Riviere; Bill MacLean, Bridgewater,
Devin Muise, Wedgeport; and Eugene Piercey, Lunenburg.
Contact:  Colin Craig, 902-424-7658
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