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 43 Cape Bretoners: alpine ski: Terry Cox, East
Bay; Avery MacDonald, Sydney; figure skating: Tara Lynk, Glace
Bay; men's hockey: Roger Cuzner (Coach), Dominion; B.J. Gallivan
and Mark Lynk, Sydney; Kenny MacPherson, Pleasant Bay; Aaron
McInnis, Port Hood; women's hockey: Leanne MacDonald, Mabou;
Tanya MacDonald, Port Hood; Jody Morrison, Sydney; Janice O'Neil,
Louisbourg; judo: Brian Beaton and John Angus Campbell (Coach),
Inverness; Amy Cotton, Judique; Jason MacLean, Port Hastings;
Nicholas Murray and Neil Murray, Mabou; Carla O'Connor,
Inverness, Wayne Reynolds (Manager), Port Hawkesbury; Evan
Richards, Cleveland; speed skating: Wade Bartlett, Sydney Mines;
Morgan Bartlett, Albert Bridge; Amy Bryan, Marion Bridge; Alison
Dixon, Sydney; Walter Doyle (Coach), Sydney Mines; Nancy Gillan,
Bras d'Or; Chris Herron, Sydney Mines; Tami Joseph and Ruth
MacInnes (Manager), Sydney; Jo-Anne MacLean, Bras d'Or; Natalie
Oake, Sydney; weightlifting: Matthew Corbett and Alisa MacKenzie,
New Waterford; nordic ski: Dave Algar (Coach), Dingwall; Charles
Curtis, Victoria Co.; Kris Doyon, Dingwall; Jenny Hawley,
Ingonish; Heather Murray, Daniel Murray, Ian Murray, and Linda
Murray (Manager), of Dingwall; and Heather Myers, Grand River.
Contact:  Colin Craig, 902-424-7658
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