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Hockey Axemen Trask and Glover help raise funds for Landmark East School
Oct. 10, 2014 (WOLFVILLE, N.S.) - For the 12th year in a row, The Landmark East Walkathon has raised funds for one of Wolfville's most important schools. Landmark East is a co-ed international school for students with learning differences in grades 3 through 12.

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Mounties ride Big Bike for Heart and Stroke Foundation
Sept. 26, 2014 (SACKVILLE, N.B) - Members of the Mount Allison Mounties women’s hockey and men’s football teams took to the streets of Sackville earlier this month to raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Sea-Hawks flock to support St. John’s Terry Fox Run
Sept. 24, 2014 (ST. JOHN’S, NFLD.) – The Memorial University Sea-Hawks came out in droves for a great cause this month, with varsity student-athletes from every program attending and assisting with the annual Terry Fox Run, Sept. 14.

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X-Men athletes participate in Men's Respect for Women March
Sept. 22, 2014 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - Members of the X-Men football, basketball and hockey teams participated in the fourth annual Men's Respect for Women March in Antigonish, N.S. on Sept. 21.

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UNB Varsity Reds lace up for Terry Fox Run in Fredericton
Sept. 17, 2014 (FREDERICTON, N.B.) – A large group of UNB student-athletes came out Sunday to participate in the annual Terry Fox Run in Fredericton.

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StFX student-athletes create wave of ‘NiceNominations’
Feb. 17, 2014 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - With the dangerous ‘NekNomination’ craze sweeping the globe, a group of StFX student-athletes have opted to be leaders rather than followers.

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Mounties women's hockey players take part in WITS anti-bullying program
Feb. 12, 2014 (SACKVILLE, N.B.) – Four members of the Mount Allison Mounties women’s hockey team paid a visit to Cumberland North Academy in Amherst, N.S. last week to take part in the WITS anti-bullying program.

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UNB Varsity Reds raise over $9,000 for “The Cure”
Feb. 11, 2014 (FREDERICTON, N.B.) - The Varsity Reds are proud to announce another successful Stewart McKelvey Think Pink Weekend at the Richard J. Currie Center and the Aitken University Centre.

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STU Tommies Read to Succeed program a hit in Fredericton
Feb. 10, 2014 (FREDERICTON, N.B.) - Last week, a group of St. Thomas Tommies AUS and ACAA student-athletes once again took part in the Tommies Read to Succeed community outreach program.

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Saint Mary's varsity council makes donation to IWK
Feb. 7, 2014 (HALIFAX, N.S.) - Last week, the Saint Mary’s University varsity athletics council presented the IWK Health Centre Foundation with a cheque for $945.00. The funds were raised at the annual varsity Christmas party.

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X-Men football raise money for Alzheimer's Society
Feb. 3, 2014 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - Many local members of the Antigonish community witnessed the X-Men football team out in full force on the evening of Jan. 30. They weren't watching their talents on the grid iron, however, but rather their fundraising talents, in support of the Alzheimer's Society.

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Football Axemen creep closer to 100K in annual Alzheimer collection
January 30, 2014 (WOLFVILLE, N.S.) - For nearly 20 years, the Acadia football team has taken on the elements to canvass the Wolfville, N.S. community of 4,500 along with Acadia University's campus to collect donations for the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia.

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StFX men's hockey raises funds for 3-year-old Cullan Chisholm
Jan 16, 2014 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - On the road to getting his first motorized wheelchair, Cullan Chisholm made a recent stop at the Keating Centre. Donning his blue and white X-Men jersey, the three-and-a-half year old took centre stage prior to the home team’s Jan. 4 game versus the UNB Varsity Reds.

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StFX keeping their WITS
Dec 2, 2013 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - It was a full house earlier this month in the gymnasium of HM MacDonald School in Maryvale. The elementary school, in conjunction with RCMP, StFX Athletics and the Antigonish Town and County Crime Prevention Association, participated in a “swearing-in ceremony” and “tug of help” to help launch the WITS bullying prevention program.

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Movember madness at StFX Athletics
Nov 25, 2013 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - Twenty-six men, including student-athletes, coaches and event staff have taken on the Movember challenge, growing mustaches as part of the annual fundraising and awareness campaign for men’s health issues, including cancers such as prostate and testicular.

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StFX Athletics salutes Canada's Armed Forces
Nov 6, 2013 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - This past Saturday, the X-Men hockey team hosted its inaugural Military Appreciation Game in honour of upcoming Rembrance Day.

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The 'Mounties Football Tackles Bullying Program' visits Salem Elementary
Oct 24, 2013 (SACKVILLE, N.B) - Members of the Mount Allison Mounties football team visited Salem Elementary school in Sackville, N.B. this week to talk to students about bullying.

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UNB's 7th Annual fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research
Oct 17, 2013 (FREDERICTON, N.B) - The UNB Varsity Reds athletics program is pleased to announce part one of two weekends where student-athletes will raise money in their seventh annual “Think Pink” initiative.

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Huskies quarterbacks pay visit to IWK's Teen Lounge
Oct 10, 2013 (HALIFAX, N.S) - The Saint Mary’s Huskies’ quarterbacks showed up at football practice yesterday proudly sporting freshly painted rainbow manicures. The four team quarterbacks, accompanied by head coach Perry Marchese, spent their day at the IWK’s Teen Lounge visiting with youth and handing out Huskies swag.

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Special Tigers Sports Program back for a second season
Sept 15, 2013 (HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Special Tigers Sports Program held yet another successful event Saturday at the Dalplex. This was the first Special Tigers day of the season for the program which began last season with the hosting of four very successful events.

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CBU men’s basketball players visit Coxheath Elementary
Sept 13, 2013 (SYDNEY, N.S.) - Cape Breton University Capers men’s basketball has started a team initiative in committing to a minimum number of community service hours in both the fall and winter semesters this year.

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StFX student-athletes raise $1,450 for the Canadian Cancer Association
April 18, 2013 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - The StFX Athletics Student-Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) raised $1,450 for the Canadian Cancer Association, in the name of a StFX rower afflicted with the disease, at their recent 'X Athletes for Charity' event held at the Oland Centre.

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Varsity Reds raise over $1,400 for charity at annual date auction
April 11, 2013 (FREDERICTON, N.S.) - The UNB Varsity Reds held their sixth annual Date Auction at the Student Union Building at the end of March and raised over $1,400 for charity.

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Dalhousie's Haworth creates Special Tigers Sports Program for children with developmental delays
April 4, 2013 (HALIFAX, N.S.) - The Dalhousie Tigers, led by women’s track & field captain Rebecca Haworth, have joined forces with Special Olympics Nova Scotia to create the ‘Special Tigers Sports Program’ - a budding new community outreach initiative in Halifax.

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X-Women raise over $1,000 for Breast Cancer
February 13, 2013 (ANTIGONISH, N.S.) - A pair of StFX varsity teams has scored outstanding victories off the court.

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V-Reds raise close to $11,000 for Breast Cancer
February 5, 2013 (FREDERICTON, N.B.) - (FREDERICTON, N.B.) - The UNB Varsity Reds are proud to announce another successful Stewart McKelvey ‘Think Pink’ Weekend at the Richard J. Currie Center and the Aitken University Centre.

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Football Axemen raise over $6,900 in annual Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia drive
January 30, 2013 (WOLFVILLE, N.S.) - For the 17th year in a row, the Acadia Axemen football team canvassed the greater area of Wolfville, N.S., as well as the Acadia campus over a 12-hour period to raise funds on behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia.

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STU Tommies raise $4,000 for Hailey’s Dreams
November 27, 2012 (FREDERICTON, N.B.) - In front of 608 supporters, their largest crowd of the season, the Tommies put on a great show for Hailey Fitzgerald and brought the community together to raise more than $4,000 for “Hailey’s Dreams.”

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