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Covid-19 Update: Return to Sport

Updated June 2nd

Today the Province announced that sport activities may resume, subject to operating within provincial guidelines.   

We strongly recommend that each provincial sport organization prepare a plan to ensure they are practising their due diligence in order to ensure a safe return for their participants.  We are working now with CCH to see that submitted plans are and continue to be reviewed, and any relevant feedback is provided, and we expect that will be done in a very timely manner.  A brief outline of the review process can be found here.  As per previous communications, if there are discrepancies between a plan and the NS Sport guidelines, the guidelines must be followed.

We would like to thank our partners at Communities Culture and Heritage for all the work they have done, and continue to do, as we move forward.  We also want to thank all of our provincial sport organization members so much for the work you’ve done to help ensure a safe return to sport.

Update June 1st: The COVID-19 Return to Recreation (Program and Facility) Guidelines can be found here. If you have any specific questions, please go to the Recreation Facility Association of Nova Scotia website.

Update June 2nd: We’ve created a list of provincial sport organizations who have had their return to activity plans reviewed. The list will be updated regularly and can be found here

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Sport Nova Scotia Update: COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 cases in the province, Sport Nova Scotia has adapted based on the recommendations from the Province of Nova Scotia. The health of our staff and stakeholders is of the upmost importance to us, and we hope to reschedule our events when it is safe to do so.

  • Sport Nova Scotia staff will work from home effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. Sport Nova Scotia and provincial sport organization staff will still have access to the building via key card if needed.  
  • If you need to get in touch with a provincial sport organization, please contact them directly. Here is the directory for each sport.
  • The IG Wealth Management Ceilidh & Casino event scheduled for April 4, 2020 has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled, and we will post updates as we have them. If you have already purchased tickets and you are looking for a refund, please contact Nick McBride at nmcbride@sportnovascotia.ca.  
  • The Sport Nova Scotia Education Sessions scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 and Wednesday, April 1 are now cancelled.
  • Sport Nova Scotia has made the decision to cancel our spring Milk Sport Fair event that was scheduled to take place at St. Francis Xavier University on May 7 and 8. The health of our staff and stakeholders is of the highest importance to us, and we hope to reschedule our events when it is safe to do so. If you have any questions, please contact Janine MacIntyre at jmacintyre@sportnovascotia.ca.
  • We have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Support4Sport Awards that were scheduled for June 6. We are considering rescheduling the event as well as brainstorming creative ways to safely celebrate the achievements of the Nova Scotian sport community and we will post updates as we have them.

For the most recent information about COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, please refer to the Province of Nova Scotia website.


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Virtual AGM Presentation

Wickwire Holm and Sport Nova Scotia

On Friday, April 17 we hosted a Zoom call with our lawyers from Wickwire Holm about holding virtual annual general meetings. The recording of the presentation can be found here:

http://www.sportnovascotia.ca/FindaSport/PSOResources/tabid/2313/Default.aspx


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