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     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 Highland Region team members: badminton: Adele
Pellerin, Guysborough County; biathalon: Emily MacDonald, New
Glasgow; boxing: Shawne Greene, New Glasgow; Aaron Kinch,
Westville; Walter Linthorne, Stellarton; figure skating: Angela
Coady (Coach), New Glasgow; Gena Waller, Pictou; men's hockey:
Russell Smith, Pictou; R.J. Sutherland and Derrick Walser, New
Glasgow; women's hockey: Tara Dunn, New Glasgow; Becky Heighton
and Briden Keay, Stellarton; Leanne Martell, Trenton; Nicki
Paquette, New Glasgow; Sylvia Ryan, Stellarton; Brenda Ryan
(Coach), New Glasgow; judo: Jimmy Langille, Westville; Kristy
MacDonald, Mulgrave; Shannon Mosher and Maurice West, New
Glasgow; shooting: Robyn MacEachern and Ryan O'Sullivan, New

Contact:  Colin Craig, 902-424-7658
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