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COVID-19 Update: September 29, 2021

Please see the overview about phase 5 below. We believe that the links provided will address many of  your questions about Nova Scotia’s vaccination regulations.


SNS Communications 


Good afternoon, 

Premier Houston, Minister Thompson, and Dr. Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, are announcing the final details of Nova Scotia’s proof of full vaccination protocol, which goes into effect as Phase 5 begins on Monday, October 4. 

 Proof of Full Vaccination

Anyone age 12 or older who is not fully vaccinated will not be able to access discretionary, recreational, or non-essential activities, with minimal exceptions. We encourage everyone to carefully read the proof of full vaccination protocol

We also thank everyone who provided insight and input on operational considerations and resources that will be helpful as your sector and organization implements the protocol. We want to highlight a few changes and areas of additional clarification that have been made based on conversations with people in many sectors in the past week:  READ MORE


October 12, 2021- Halifax, NS - Cleve’s Source for Sports Good Sport Award Recipients Announced

Canoe-Kayak athlete, Jenna Lamontagne is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Good Sport recipient for October 2021.

The 14-year-old displayed perseverance while competing in the U16 C1 6000m event at the 2021 Atlantic Championships. Due to a chaotic mass start, Jenna’s boat capsized in the opening 200m. Read more.


October 1, 2021 - Halifax, NS – Provincial funding to improve parasport opportunities for Nova Scotians

Last March, the Province of Nova Scotia announced their $5 million investment to make the Nova Scotia sport system more inclusive and accessible. $500 thousand of that funding will go directly to parasport programs, and applications are now open. As of October 1, all provincial sport organizations, their members and those who are registered with joint stocks can apply for support with a variety of things including equipment, program expenses, and parasport training. This funding will allow eligible community sport organizations across the province to provide equitable, quality parasport programs and create sport opportunities for more people. Read more.
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