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Quality Sport is a Team Sport

Here’s a peek behind the curtain of what it’s like producing a sport magazine during a pandemic: I wrote three different versions of this column.

Version one started with an anecdote about how great it was to be back in the gym, coaching my youngest son’s U12 basketball team. We’ve all adjusted: I carry hand sanitizer, extra masks, and bleach wipes in my coaching bag. Parents fill out health checks for their kids in our team app. Read more.

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March 12, 2021- Halifax, NS - Cleve’s Source for Sports Sportsmanship Award Recipient Announced

Nicholas Gentleman, Ryan O'Neil, and Georgia Goodrick are the Cleve's Source for Sports Sportsmanship Award recipients for March 2021. 

Goalball player, Nicholas Gentleman has been working hard to help all players continue to participate in practice by volunteering every Saturday at both youth and recreational programs. Nicholas’s dedication is an example to all other players. Read More.

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COVID-19 Update - February 26, 2021

The province announced new sport restrictions today. Please read this email carefully, as regulations may change depending on where you live.  

Effective at 8:00am tomorrow morning (Saturday, February 27) sports within the Halifax Regional Municipality, up to and including Porter’s Lake as well as the communities of Enfield, Elmsdale, Mount Uniacke and Hubbards will be restricted to training in groups of up to 25 without social distancing. The number of 25 includes all participants in the sporting activity, (coaches, trainers, etc.) and spectators will not be permitted. Games, competition, and events are not allowed, and all teams/training groups must be consistent. 

Nova Scotians are to avoid all non-essential travel within the province especially to and from the restricted areas of the Halifax Regional Municipality, up to and including Porter’s Lake as well as the communities of Enfield, Elmsdale, Mount Uniacke and Hubbards. In all other parts of the province, the rules for sport have not changed. An overview of the regulations for each region can be found here.  

Restrictions in the Halifax Regional Municipality, HRM up to and including Porter’s Lake as well as the communities of Enfield, Elmsdale, Mount Uniacke and Hubbards county will be effective starting at 8:00am on Saturday, February 27 and will continue until 11:59pm March 27, with a possibility of extension.  

If you have any sport-specific questions, please contact your provincial sport organization, and check with your facility to find out about guidelines specific to that venue. For the most up-to-date information about gathering limits, please visit to the Government of Nova Scotia website. 

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Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Press Release: February 26, 2021

Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Gathering Limits

Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Return to Sport Guidelines


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