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Scotia XC Ski Club – AGM

Save the Date by Scotia XC Ski Club, April 21, 2022 Save the date. Scotia XC Ski Club will be holding their AGM on May 26, 2022, starting at 6:30 p.m., at The Links at Brunello. View additional information as posted on the SXC Facebook page. Contact scotiaxc@gmail.com. More News (click)

Cape Breton Nordic – AGM

Save the Date by Cape Breton Nordic, May 12, 2022 Cape Breton Nordic will host their 2022 AGM and Membership Discussion on Tuesday, June 14th, from 6:30-8:30, at at 57 Meech Ave., North Sydney. Coffee, Tea and Dessert will be served. All Members and potential members welcome. Updates will be posted on the Cape Breton Nordic Facebook Page. Learn More…

Black and Indigenous Coach Mentorship Program

Membership is Free by Canadian Sports Centre Atlantic, April 2022 After applications are received, there will be an interview process to gain entry into the program. Apply here. All coaches accepted into the program will be required to take NCCP mentorship training online via Zoom. In collaboration with Sport Nova Scotia and the Mi’kmaq Sport Council of Nova Scotia, the…

FIS Survey for Athletes YOB 2002-2009

April 17, 2022 The FIS Youth and Children cross country skiing committee wants to conduct a survey amongst young athletes (birth year 2002-2009) in order to get a better view of athletes’ thoughts about cross country skiing. These views help FIS to evaluate the current status as well as to determine the direction that cross country skiing should be taken.…

2022 AGM, Call for Board Members

Photo – Skier at North Highlands Nordic, 2022, by Katie Fougere, staff. Join Our Board by John Cameron, President, CCNS, April 22, 2022 The Cross Country Nova Scotia (CCNS) Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 6th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The meeting will be held using Zoom conferencing, which you can connect via phone or computer.  View the…

2022 Nationals – 3 x Gold for NS

3 x Gold for Archibald, Notable Results for Sircom-Brown by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, March 27, 2022 WHISTLER, BC: Nova Scotia ski team athletes, Emma Archibald and Milo Sircom-Brown, competed at the 2022 Canadian Cross Country National Championship, held at Whistler Olympic Park, on March 20-27. Provincial head coach, Daniel Murray attended to provide coaching and waxing support, in…

Call for Volunteer Nominations!

Recognizing Special People by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, March 9, 2022 Every year, Sport Nova Scotia holds a gala banquet to present awards to athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and corporate sponsors to recognize their accomplishments and dedication to sport. The 2022 Awards event will take place on May 28, in Halifax. Do you know a cross-country ski club volunteer…

Nova Scotia Athletes at 2022 OUA Championships

Provincial Skiers and Alumni Race, Coach & Support by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, March 2, 2022 SUDBURY, ON: Nova Scotia ski team members and alumni represented their respective university nordic ski teams in competitive and supporting roles, at the 2022 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Nordic Skiing Championships, hosted by Laurentian University, on February 27-28. A highly competitive field of…

North Highlands Nordic Accommodations

Plan your trip to North Highlands Nordic starting with cozy accommodations! There’s a range of options in Cape North and surrounding areas. Ski and Stay North Highlands Nordic is partnering with the Highlands Hostel, Sidanna Retreat, and True North Destinations to provide “Ski and Stay” packages. Simply let the accommodations provider know when you would like to ski or snowshoe,…

Nordic Centre Offers Cure for Covid Blues – NHN

“It’s the medication for COVID angst.” – Linda Murray by David Jala, Saltwire – Atlantic Canada, February 14, 2022 (view article online) Cross-country ski enthusiasts Linda Murray, left, and Sandra Curtis are shown enjoying a recent day out on the trails of the North Highlands Nordic centre. The upgraded facility includes 12 kilometres of groomed trails in one of Cape…

Community Coaching Course – NHN

North Highlands Nordic by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 14, 2022 Cross Country Nova Scotia is excited to offer the Community Coaching Course with delivery online and on-snow, at North Highlands Nordic. This course is designed by Nordiq Canada and delivered by CCNS. The focus is to enable coaches to deliver high-quality ski instruction to children/youth and to become…

Provincial Team Trains at Greenwood XC

Kris Doyon, provincial team alumni and volunteer Scotia XC Ski Club coach, trains alongside his son, provincial team athlete, Lyndon Doyon, at Greenwood XC. Lyndon is a third generation skier in the Doyon family. Exploring New Venue by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 6, 2022 GREENWOOD, NS: The provincial ski team attended Greenwood XC, located in Greenwood, Nova Scotia,…

Community Coaching Course – Annapolis Valley

Annapolis Valley-Based by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 10, 2022 Cross Country Nova Scotia is excited to offer the Community Coaching Course with delivery online and on-snow, in the Annapolis Valley (location TBC). This course is designed by Nordiq Canada and delivered by CCNS. The focus is to enable coaches to deliver high-quality ski instruction to children/youth and to…

CBC Radio – North Highlands Nordic

Have a Listen! by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 11, 2022 CAPE NORTH: CBC Radio’s Information Morning Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland, hosted Paula Michaelis, president of North Highlands Nordic, live on-air, on January 22, 2022. Kudos to Michaelis for sharing all of the news at North Highlands Nordic. Listen to the complete segment, click here. Conversation Highlights Note…

Hooked on Skiing at North Highlands Nordic

Successful Start to Programs by Katie Fougere, North Highlands Nordic, January 24, 2022 CAPE NORTH, NS: North Highlands Nordic youth programs are grounded in tradition. Let’s take a peek back in time. Did you know in the early 1980’s NHN initiated the first learn-to-ski program in Canada, for children ages 3-6; dubbed the JackBunnies? Due to the enthusiasm for cross-country…

Jackrabbit National Toque Design Contest

Calling all Nova Scotia Bunnyrabbits & Jackrabbits! by Nordiq Canada, January 2022 We invite all Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit skiers to participate in designing the 2023 Jackrabbit Toque, which will be worn by 10,500 Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit skiers across Canada! Entry Form >Contest Entry Form – English (PDF) >Contest Entry Form – French (PDF) Entry Criteria Contestants must be currently enrolled…

Scotia XC Grooming at Greenwood Golf Club

New Skiing Opportunity by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, Jan 21, 2022 GREENWOOD, NS: Scotia XC Ski Club is pleased to announce a new groomed trail location, spanning 6.5 km for cross-country skiing, at the Greenwood Golf Club. The village of Greenwood is located in the Annapolis Valley, 4 km south of Kingston. The new venue will provide grooming for…

NS Represented at National PN Development Camp

Skier Emma Archibald and Provincial Coach Lilla Roy – Attend by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, December 6, 2021 Canmore, Alberta: Nova Scotia ski team athlete, Emma Archibald, accepted an invitation to Nordiq Canada’s annual para-nordic development camp; held at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, in Canmore, Alberta, from November 20th – 25th. Skiers from across Canada were in…

Updates COVID-19

Recent Updates on COVID-19 Restrictions Feb. 9, 2022 Update: Today the Provincial government announced that starting at 12:01 am Monday February 14, 2022 the following eased restrictions will go into effect. Sport training, practice and regular league games/competition are allowed with a maximum of 60 participants indoors and outdoors without physical distancing. Competition is limited to the regular competitive schedule.  The regulations state that if the…

NHN Warm Room Ready for 2022!

Construction photo December 18, 2021 Important Infrastructure by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, November 27, 2021 (updated Jan. 14) CAPE NORTH, NS: North Highlands Nordic completed construction of a warm room, though due to COVID restrictions it will be officially open to the public at a later date. NHN kicked off 2021 with a new access trail; parking area; and…