News releases from Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005) (Page 1)

First Teams Finalized for Canada Games

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Men's softball, women's basketball and field hockey are among the first sports to make final selections of athletes who will represent Nova Scotia at the 2005 Canada Games in Regina, Sask., Aug. 6-20.

$250,000 to Support Wellness Centre

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

People in Digby and Annapolis counties will soon have all the facilities they need to get active and improve their health at the LIFEPLEX Wellness Centre in Cornwallis.

Wellness Fund Provides Boost to Cumberland Projects

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Wellness Fund Provides Boost to Cumberland Projects

Wellness Fund Provides Boost To Annapolis Valley Projects

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Wellness Fund Provides Boost To Annapolis Valley Projects

Supports for Healthy Students

Premier's Office / Education (to March 26, 2013) / Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

PREMIER'S OFFICE/HEALTH PROMOTION/EDUCATION--Supports for Healthy Students

Port Hawkesbury Centre Receives Additional Support

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Port Hawkesbury Centre Receives Additional Support

Sold On An Outdoor Leadership Program

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Anyone who has ever been temporarily lost in the woods -- or would like to avoid the experience -- will find courses of interest in the Nova Scotia Outdoor Leadership Program (NSOLD).

Problem Gambling Help Line Response Up Again

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Calls requesting professional help with problem gambling have increased 60 per cent in March when compared with March last year, thanks to the Office of Health Promotion's recent radio and cable TV ads promoting the government's problem gambling help line. There were 514 calls in March 2005 compared to 321 calls in March 2004.

South Shore Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--South Shore Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Valley Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Valley Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Highland Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Highland Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Fundy Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Fundy Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Central Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Central Area Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Cape Breton Physical Activity Grants Make a Difference

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

People in Cape Breton have more opportunities to be active through new projects supported by the Office of Health Promotion's physical activity grants.

New Strategy to Promote Healthy Eating in Nova Scotia

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Nova Scotians will soon be eating their way to better health thanks to Healthy Eating Nova Scotia, a new strategy released today, March 24, by the Healthy Eating Action Group.

International Canoe/Kayak Training Facilities Coming to Nova Scotia

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--International Canoe/Kayak Training Facilities Coming to Nova Scotia

Province to Reduce Second-Hand Smoke

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Fewer Nova Scotians will be exposed to second-hand smoke. That's the goal of Nova Scotia's Office of Health Promotion as Health Promotion Minister Rodney MacDonald launches Smoke Free Around Me today, March 11. Smoke Free Around Me is a campaign designed to raise awareness about the dangers of exposure to second-hand smoke in the home.

Wellness Fund Provides Boost to South Shore Projects

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Wellness Fund Provides Boost to South Shore Projects

Wellness Fund Provides Boost to Cape Breton Projects

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Wellness Fund Provides Boost to Cape Breton Projects

Regions Prepare For 2011 Canada Winter Games

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

The 2011 Canada Winter Games are coming to Nova Scotia, and four regions are preparing to bid to be the host. Highland region; central Nova Scotia; Annapolis Valley; and Halifax metro area are preparing to submit bids to the Canada Games Council.