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Canada Games Selection Criteria

Canada Games 2025 in Newfoundland is coming up next year and Cycling NS is ready to send another amazing team in search of medals. To select the best team possible, we have created a selection criteria for athletes to follow in their goal of being selected.  Please read and reach out to our coaches if there are any questions you may have.  Our goal is to ensure we have the best team attend the Games while making the selection process transparent and fair. Selection Criteria can be found here:  MTB: 2025 Canada Games Selection Criteria Mountain.pdf Road: 2025 Canada Games Selection Criteria Road.pdf Good luck to all athletes vying for a spot on the team. Cycling ...

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Updated By-Law Changes

In order to ensure that our bylaws are aligned with a board structure and organizational functioning that meets our recent and expected continued growth we are proposing several changes this year. We are ensuring that all meetings and resolutions can be done digitally, which is just a further clean up from changes adopted in 2017. We are also proposing to re-instate the President position so that there is clear responsibility for governance decisions. We propose board term limits for the Board Executive so that there is an obligation to ensure that the board leadership is limited. We propose adding in a section on board volunteering on other cycling related initiatives so that any conflict is clear. We are updating ...

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AGM Postponed- New Date April 2nd

POSTPONED:  Due to additional proposals received to amend the  By-Laws, we will be postponing AGM, previously scheduled for this evening (February 27, 2024) at 6:30pm  to April 2, 2024 at 6:30pm, in order to give members sufficient time to review the proposed amendments;  AGM Apr 2, 2024 06:30 PM Halifax Meeting ID 864 0249 ...

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Meet Cycling Nova Scotia’s Active Transportation Coordinator: Holly Foxall!

Holly joined Cycling Nova Scotia as Active Transportation Coordinator in January 2024, and will be working on active transportation research, gathering data on AT readiness, planning the annual Bike Summit, and engaging communities in cycling throughout the province. You’ll also see Holly playing a role in supporting Cycling Nova Scotia’s advocacy work at a community level throughout the province. Holly is excited to use her background in non-profit advocacy, education, and community engagement to promote Active Transportation in Nova Scotia!   We asked Holly some questions about cycling to get to know her better.   What kind of bike do you ride? I’ve accumulated a number of bikes in recent years! The bike I’ve had the longest is a purple Butterfield and Robinson bike ...

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The Farm at Top Sail Lake

Exciting News! Cycling NS is ready to announce new trails to ride!  Located on Golf View Drive in Dartmouth, NS, The Farm is 6km (and growing) of great single track trail. To ride the trails, you need to be a Cycling NS member (or purchase a day pass) and you have to bring the stoke. A huge thank you to the Trail Builders and the committee who helped bring this project to fruition.  We are excited to have as many riders come out and enjoy as possible.  ...

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Cycling NS Mountain Bike Trail Fund

Cycling Nova Scotia is proud to announce the Mountain Bike Trail Fund. The Cycling NS Mountain Bike Trail Fund has been established to help develop Mountain Bike trails throughout Nova Scotia.  With the generous donations from our members, our goal is to expand trail systems in all regions of the province.     In the past, Cycling NS has supported projects such as Wentworth Mountain Bike Association and Macintosh Run Trail Association and the soon to be established Top Sail Lake development in Dartmouth through the trail fund.   This grant has been created specifically to develop new trails and support trail associations looking to establish themselves in their region.  Grant amounts will range from $500 to $2500 depending on the scope and cost ...

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