Sport Nova Scotia realizes the benefits of sport participation to our health, communities, economy and youth. We also understand how effective a partnership can be in promoting and serving the growth of amateur sport in the province. By working with the following partners and sponsors, we are able to give Nova Scotians more information and opportunities to achieve health through sport.
The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness is responsible for responding to emerging public health threats, preventing chronic disease and injury, and promoting health among Nova Scotians. Its role spans all aspects of public health, physical activity, sport and recreation, and addiction services. By bringing together experts in promotion, prevention and protection, Nova Scotia Health and Wellness is taking the next step forward in creating a healthier and safer Nova Scotia.
As a major funding partner of Sport Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Health and Wellness provides direct funding for programs as well as Sport Nova Scotia’s member Provincial Sport Organizations.
Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation (NSPLCC) is the crown corporation responsible for the business of gaming in Nova Scotia. NSPLCC is charged with leading an economically sustainable and socially responsible gaming industry for the benefit of Nova Scotians and their communities.
In August 2006, the Support4Sport Program was launched by NSGC to help raise money for sport in Nova Scotia. The Support4Sport Program is projected to provide approximately $2 million annually for amateur sport by dedicating one hundred percent of profits from all Support4Sport Program branded lottery products. These funds go directly towards participation, coach employment, athlete assistance and the Nova Scotia Canada Games program. This funding creates opportunities in sport from playground to podium, for everyone from 5-year-olds who want to play soccer to 19-year-olds who want to compete in Olympic paddling, to 60-year-olds who want to play recreational tennis. For more information on Support4Sport, visit their official website at www.support4sport.ca. For more information about our partnership, click here.
Doctors Nova Scotia is the professional association representing all physicians in the province. The association represents about 3,500 members including practicing and retired physicians, medical students and residents. Doctors Nova Scotia strives to represent all physicians equitably while continuing to focus on helping all Nova Scotians be the healthiest they can be.
A leader in health promotion, Doctors Nova Scotia joined forces with Sport Nova Scotia in 2001. As the Official Presenting Partner of Sport Nova Scotia, Doctors Nova Scotia is directly involved with many Sport Nova Scotia initiatives including KidSport, The Nova Scotia Amateur Sport Fund, the Milk Energy Sport Fair, the After School Physical Activity Program, Active Awareness Week, and the Sport Makes A Difference Advocacy Campaign. For more information about our partnership, click here.
Dairy Farmers of Canada is the national policy, lobbying and promotional organization representing Canada’s 12,746 dairy farms. DFC strives to create favourable conditions for the Canadian dairy industry, today and in the future. It works to maintain policies that foster the viability of Canadian dairy producers and promote dairy products and their health benefits. The organization is run for producers, by producers. Dairy producers fund its operation, including promotional activities.
Dairy Farmers of Canada joined forces with Sport Nova Scotia in 2003 as Title Sponsor of the Milk Energy Sport Fair in Halifax. Since that time, DFC has expanded their commitment to include Title Sponsor of two Milk Sport Fairs throughout the province annually. For more information about our partnership, click here.
RICOH is the leading international provider of the highest quality document and content management solutions for the 21st century workplace.
Ricoh Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh Corporation with its head office located in Toronto, employing over 2000 employees nation-wide. Ricoh are pioneers in the development of computer-networked and digital multifunctional document systems and market leaders in colour and black & white digital imaging systems, facsimile products, printers, scanners, digital duplicators, document management and wide format engineering systems.
In 2009, RICOH acquired IKON Office Solutions with a continued commitment to celebrating amateur sport excellence as the Title Sponsor of the Ricoh Sport Awards. For more information about our partnership, click here.
Manulife Financial is a Canadian-based international financial services company with offices in 19 countries and territories. Offering a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services, Manulife employs more than 800 employees in Nova Scotia.
Fitting with the company’s community involvement philosophy in supporting healthy living and active living, Manulife joined forces with Sport Nova Scotia in 2005 as Title Sponsor of the Manulife Dragon Boat Festival. Since that time, Manulife has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to supporting the Nova Scotia Amateur Sport Fund and providing sport participation opportunities in communities across Nova Scotia. For more information about our partnership, click here
The Chronicle Herald and The Sunday Herald are the most widely-read newspapers in Nova Scotia and have a combined circulation that make them the largest independent dailies, by readers choice, in Canada. The newspapers have never missed a publication day since 1824. Their award winning reporters and editors play an integral part in chronicling the events that have touched Nova Scotia.
The Chronicle Herald joined forces with Sport Nova Scotia as the Official Newspaper in January, 2005. The newspaper has proven to be an outstanding media partner for Sport Nova Scotia, assisting with branding, communications, revenue generation and event/program promotion. Through the partnership, Sport Nova Scotia’s Sport Quarterly publication is delivered to more than 100,000 households across the province. For more information about our partnership, click here.
CTV, Canada's largest private broadcaster, offers a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming. It has the number-one national newscast, CTV National News With Lloyd Robertson, and is the number-one choice for prime-time viewing. CTV Atlantic news and local information programming is a huge ratings success. Each week, CTV Atlantic produces an impressive 27 hours of local programming, including its signature programs - the CTV News, Live at Five, and Breakfast Television. With three stations in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, CTV Atlantic reaches viewers across the region.
CTV Atlantic demonstrates a strong commitment to the community, contributing funding, resources and time to a large number of community and regional charitable organizations, particularly those supporting children. Aligning with this philosophy, CTV Atlantic joined forces with Sport Nova Scotia in 2007, partnering with KidSport, the After School Physical Activity Program and the IKON Sport Awards. For more information about our partnership, click here.
As Canada’s leading Outdoor advertising company, CBS Outdoor recognizes the power of the Outdoor media to communicate with Canadian consumers.
CBS Outdoor Canada is a full service Outdoor resource for our customers providing campaign planning, research, creative development, in-house printing, campaign maintenance and proof of performance. From start to finish, CBS Outdoor Canada delivers superior service customized to the needs of the client. Every department works hard to make what we do look easy. CBS Corporation, the parent company of CBS Outdoor, is the number one platform in the world for advertisers. It holds pre-eminent positions in Broadcast and Cable Television, Radio, Outdoor and Online advertising. CBS Outdoor Canada - Always On, delivering millions of impressions, one at a time!
Joining forces with Sport Nova Scotia in 1998, CBS Outdoor has proven to be an outstanding partner for advocacy, promotion and sponsor recognition. KidSport, Sport Makes A Difference, Manulife Dragon Boat Festival, IKON Sport Awards and the Milk Energy Sport Fair are among the programs that have benefited tremendously from the partnership.
A division of Canada’s premier multimedia company CTVglobemedia, CHUM Radio operates 34 radio stations throughout Canada including Today’s Best Music, C100. With its commitment to the community, C100 has created a strong and familiar bond with the people of Halifax and is proud to continue its relationship with Sports Nova Scotia. For up-to-the-minute news, laughs and entertainment, wake up with The Breakfast Club – Brad, Peter and Moya – on C100.
A division of Canada’s premier multimedia company CTVglobemedia, CHUM Radio operates 34 radio stations throughout Canada including Halifax’s New #1 Hit Music Station, 101.3 The BOUNCE. Hitting the airwaves just over two years ago, The BOUNCE is already a mainstay in the Halifax community for ongoing charity work and hit music. The BOUNCE is pleased to join with Sports Nova Scotia for their many efforts. Fun, vibrant and fresh…get your morning energy jolt with Frankie Hollywood and The Morning BOUNCE. For more information on our partnership, click here.
For 23 years, the East Coast Classic has been supporting Sport Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame as well as sport and recreation groups in the community of Digby through their annual charity golf tournament. The ECC has raised almost $1 million to support and recognize Nova Scotia’s athletes and assist with programs that provide health, fitness, heritage and educational opportunities for children and youth throughout the province. Held at the beautiful Pines Golf Resort and Spa, the tournament hosts business leaders from across Canada and celebrities from Canada’s sport and entertainment world, including many Nova Scotian athletes and sport hall of famers
By hosting an annual celebrity, fundraising golf tournament, MARITIME NHL’ers for KIDS is a catalyst in reducing the financial barriers preventing deserving young Maritime boys and girls from playing minor hockey. Since inception in 2000, Maritime NHL'ers for Kids has raised almost $500,000 for this very important cause. Through the partnership with KidSport in NS, PEI and NB over 1500 youngsters have had the opportunity to pursue their hockey dreams. "Hockey Players helping Hockey Kids".
In the 12 years of the event, the Holiday on the Harbour Charity Ball has given over $350,000 to local charities. Since their second year, the main beneficiary of the event has been KidSport™. Holiday on the Harbour have given KidSport™ over $135,000 in the past ten years.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart® is a community-based charitable program that helps kids aged 4-18 participate in organized sports and recreation such as hockey, dance, soccer and swimming, so they can develop important life skills, self esteem and confidence. To date, there are 279 Canadian Tire Jumpstart® chapters in communities across the country. Since its launch in February 2005, Canadian Tire Jumpstart® has helped give more than 159,573 kids in financial need the chance to play. For more information on our partnership, click here.
RBC believes in the power of communities and the individuals who live in them. They invest millions of dollars to make a positive social impact in the communities we serve. As a long-time supporter of amateur sport in Canada, they are committed to helping athletes of varying ability levels succeed, from the community level right to the Olympic Games.