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Sport and Recreation Minister Jay Abbass has announced additional
assistance of $145,000 for non-profit sport and recreation
organizations in Nova Scotia. The annual funding will be
administered by Sport Nova Scotia, the provincial sport

The additional funding has been put in place to help develop
management information systems and to enhance the ability of the
provincial organizations to work with local communities.

"We want to increase the numbers of Nova Scotians participating
in sport by helping the provincial sport and recreation
organization offices to be more effective," said Mr. Abbass.

A portion of the funding is designated for the development of a
fund-raising program that will enable sport to become more
financially self-sufficient.


Contact: Bill White  902-424-7554

trp                     July 08, 1996 - 2:40 p.m.