The Nova Scotia Weightlifting Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development and advancement of the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. The NSWA is the official Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) for weightlifting in Nova Scotia and is a member of the Canadian Weightlifting Federation.
In order to participate in a sanctioned competition at any level - local, provincial, national or international - you must be a member of your PSO. A membership in the NSWA entitles you to compete in sanctioned competitions worldwide. It also allows you to take advantage of other services offered by the NSWA, such as development and training camps, coaching clinics, officiating clinics, etc.
Your membership fees are used to fund the activities of the NSWA and promote the growth of the sport in Nova Scotia.