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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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Lori Lancaster to fill Chef de Mission role at 2023 Canada Games

(June 14, 2021)- The Honourable Suzanne Lohnes-Croft, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, and Sport Nova Scotia are pleased to announce that Lori Lancaster will be Nova Scotia’s Chef de Mission for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island. 

Lancaster is an experienced marketing and communications professional who works in the Alumni Relations department at Mount Saint Vincent University. She’s the head coach for the Lockview High School varsity girls’ basketball team and is passionate about sport. 

Lancaster is a two-time Canada Games athlete, with five years of experience leading the UPEI women’s basketball program in the early '90s. She’s also worked with Atlantic University Sport as an assistant coach for UPEI and DAL women’s basketball programs and has over 20 years of community coaching involvement. She was part of the 2015 Canada Games mission staff for Team Nova Scotia, sits on the Soccer Nova Scotia board of directors and is the current Chef de Mission for Team Nova Scotia at the 2022 Summer games in Niagara.  READ MORE


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2021 Canada Games Chef de Mission

(June 24, 2020)- The Honourable Leo Glavine, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage and Sport Nova Scotia are pleased to announce that Lori Lancaster will be Nova Scotia’s Chef de Mission for the 2021 Canada Summer Games. Lancaster is an experienced marketing and communications professional who works in the Alumni Relations department at Mount Saint Vincent University. She’s the head coach for the Lockview High School varsity girls’ basketball team and has a passion for sport. Read more.
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