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Darrell Maxwell was born in Truro, Nova Scotia into one of the most sports oriented families in the region. A younger brother of the late Stan Maxwell of baseball and hockey fame, Darrell set a mark of his own in sports, especially in golf. In hockey, Darrell captined the North River Aces to the Truro and District League Championship in 1966. As well, he was voted MVP and won the regular season scoring title.

The Honourable Percy Paris

The Honourable Percy Paris started out in Windsor, Nova Scotia. His education took him to Saint Marys University where he received his Bachelor of Arts. Prior to Minister Paris's political career, he was employed  as a professor and Director of Diversity Initiative at Dalhousie University He was also president and majority owner of an investment and holding company, as well as a hockey scout with the International Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Bob Dawson

Robert "Bob" Dawson was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Bob, and an all-round-round athlete, excelled in baseball, basketball and hockey. On the latter, he was the "first black" in 1967 to play in the what was then the Atlantic Intercollegiate Hockey League with Saint Mary's University in Halifax. He was often the target of racial slurs by opposing players and their tans.