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 31 Fundy Region members: alpine ski: Colin van
Vulpen, Wentworth; artistic gumnastics: Ian McRuer, Elmsdale;
badminton: Cory Gillis, CFS Debert; boxing: Charlie MacLeod
(Manager), Bible Hill; men's curling: Andrew Matthews, James
Teale, Robert Teale (Coach), and Cameron White, all of Truro;
fencing: Florian Freidrich, Centre Burlington; freestyle ski:
Bruce Harvey, Sheri Matheson (Manager), and Adam Tophsee, Truro;
men's hockey: Cory Collins, Southhampton; Andrew Gilby, Elmsdale;
Justin Johnston, Truro; Mark Ripley, Amherst; women's hockey:
Darrell Coldwell (Coach), Milford Station; Stephanie Isenor
(Manager), Suzanne Kaye and Sarah McCabe, all of Truro; shooting,
Natasha Poirier, Mount Uniacke; weightlifting: Brian Barr, Rodney
Clarke, Mike Conley, and Ernest Dingle, all of Shubenacadie;
Melissa Doucette, Enfield; Eric Elliott and Matthew Elliott,
Milford Station; Nathon MacNeil, Maitland; Mike Noble and Jason
Rushton of Elmsdale.

Contact:  Colin Craig, 902-424-7658
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