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NEW TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS ANNOUNCED BY PROVINCE FOR CHILDREN AGE 11 AND YOUNGER

Good afternoon everyone,

Earlier today, the province announced that effective immediately, there are new restrictions on out-of-province travel for children age 11 and younger for the purpose of participating in sports, arts, culture events.

Children age 11 and younger are also restricted from entering Nova Scotia for these activities.

Individuals, businesses and organizations in Nova Scotia cannot host sports games, competitions and tournaments that include children 11 and younger from outside the province as participants. They also cannot participate in these types of events outside Nova Scotia.

These restrictions will remain in place until at least early January and will be re-evaluated then.

Children can continue to travel to attend these types of events as spectators. They can continue to travel for regular practices, lessons and rehearsals, which is lower risk because they are interacting with the same group all the time.

All other travel restrictions remain in place. They are detailed here.

To read the complete release from the province, please click here.

These measures are in place to ensure that we can continue to keep playing. Thank you all for your hard work and continued support.

Sincerely,

 

Amy Walsh
Executive Director
Hockey Nova Scotia

Arnie Farrell 
President 
Hockey Nova Scotia

Dec 1, 2021

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