Province Sends Best Wishes to Paralympians Set to Compete


first_imgBest wishes are being sent to Canada’s Paralympians, including Nova Scotians, as they prepare to compete in Rio for the 2016 Paralympic Games, which begin Wednesday, Sept. 7. “These athletes work hard and train hard for the honour of representing our country. They are exceptional sporting ambassadors, not only for Canada but for Nova Scotia,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “I hope these Paralympic Games are a wonderful experience for them.” The Paralympians from Nova Scotia are: Paul Tingley, Halifax – sailing Scott Lutes, Mahone Bay – sailing Devin Gotell, Antigonish – swimming Danial Murphy, Bedford – swimming Jamey Jewells, Donkin, Cape Breton Regional Municipality – wheelchair basketball Pamela LeJean, Sydney – F53 shotput/discus Jillian MacSween, Halifax – goalballlast_img

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