Nova Scotia

Jones joining Canada Games Hall of Honour

Canadian champion curler Colleen Jones is among the newest inductees into the Canada Games Hall of Honour.

Canadian champion curler Colleen Jones is among the newest inductees into the Canada Games Hall of Honour.

Also inducted are Olympic and World champion speed skater Catriona LeMay Doan, and Builders Guy Rousseau and Jim Morell.

"The 2011 Canada Games Hall of Honour class is a who's who of Canada Games contributers and supporters and all have made a tremendous impact on the Canada Games Movement," said Tom Quinn, Canada Games council chairman. "Catriona and Colleen are fine examples of the Canada Games alumni having gone on to become national and World Champions."

Jones has captured a record six Canadian Championships at the Scott Tournament of Hearts, including four consecutive titles from 2001-2004.

She won two World Curling Championships for Canada in 2001 and 2004 and was runner-up in 2003.

The Halifax native is not only known for her curling, but is widely recognized for her position as a CBC News features reporter. She previously did sports and weather for CBC Newsworld.

At the 1979 Canada Winter Games in Brandon, Manitoba, she helped Team Nova Scotia capture a silver medal. She has two sons who competed in Canada Games.

Jones is also a member of the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame.

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