News releases from Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005) (Page 6)

N.S. Gaming Foundation Releases Annual Report

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

The Nova Scotia Gaming Foundation's first annual report released today, April 17, shows the foundation provided $600,849 for projects to address problem gambling in 2002. It has provided more than $1.6 million since it began in 1998.

Active School Communities Gets More Kids Moving

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

A Shelburne County school community is launching a plan aimed at getting more youngsters physically active. Evelyn Richardson Memorial Elementary School in Shag Harbour is participating in a three-year pilot project designed to increase the number of opportunities for students and their families to be physically active.

Team Nova Scotia Finishes with Gold

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Team Nova Scotia finished its two weeks at the 2003 Canada Winter Games with a gold medal in boxing. Ryan White of Kennetcook fought for the medal in the 71 kg division on March 7.

Nova Scotia Mission Staff Win Award

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Eighteen volunteers serving as mission staff for Team Nova Scotia at the 2003 Canada Winter Games have won the Claude Hardy Award for the second time.

Women's Hockey Player to Carry Flag

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Hockey player Tara French of Truro will lead Team Nova Scotia into the closing ceremonies of the 2003 Canada Winter Games.

Outdoor Leadership Emergency Procedures Course

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

An emergency procedures course will be held April 11-13 at Camp Hillies, Annapolis County. The course is offered under the Nova Scotia Outdoor Leadership Development Program (NSOLD).

Medals for Team Nova Scotia

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

An athlete from Sherbrooke, Guysborough Co., is Team Nova Scotia's first medalist at the 2003 Canada Winter Games.

Personal Bests for Team Nova Scotia

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Nova Scotia athletes have been achieving personal bests throughout the first week of the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Bathurst Campbellton, N.B.

Nova Scotia Off to Winning Start

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

About 35 centimetres of snow, freezing rain, high winds, and thunder and lightening didn't stop Team Nova Scotia from getting off to a winning start at the 2003 Canada Winter Games in Bathurst-Campbellton, N.B.

New Executive Director for Office of Health Promotion

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--New Executive Director for Office of Health Promotion

Nova Scotia Athletes Head to the Games

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Team Nova Scotia athletes are boarding buses and heading to New Brunswick today, Feb. 21, for the 2003 Canada Winter Games.

Athletes Gear up for Games at Team Rally

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Exactly one week before the opening ceremonies of the 2003 Canada Winter Games, athletes from across the province will gear up for Canada's biggest amateur multi-sport event at the Team Nova Scotia rally on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Ringette Goalie to Carry Nova Scotia Flag

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Ringette goalie Nicole Doucet of Bedford will carry the province's flag and lead Team Nova Scotia athletes into the opening ceremonies of the 2003 Canada Winter Games.

Athletes to Carry Canada Games Torch

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

Nova Scotia athletes going to the 2003 Canada Winter Games will get an extra workout as they run in the torch relay in Sydney today, Jan. 31, and in Halifax on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Artists to Express Games Experience

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03) / Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION/TOURISM/CULTURE--Artists to Express Games Experience

Public Awareness Campaign to Support Tobacco Strategy

Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION--Public Awareness Campaign to Support Tobacco Strategy

Active School Communities Get Kids Moving

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

EDUCATION/HEALTH PROMOTION--Active School Communities Get Kids Moving