Team Canada

Team Canada

Mission Accomplished For Team Canada At 2015 Parapan American Games & ​Zak Madell Named Canada’s Flag Bearer For Closing Ceremony

Medal Standings

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Medals
icon: BrazilFlagBrazil 109 74 74 257
icon: CanadaFlagCanada 50 63 55 168
icon: United StatesFlagUnited States 40 51 44 135
icon: MexicoFlagMexico 38 36 39 113


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August 21, 2015

Christine Gauthier finishes sixth at World Championships

MILAN, ITALY – Christine Gauthier of Pointe-Claire, QC finished sixth in Paracanoe on the opening day of the 2015 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Milan, Italy. Gauthier competed in the Women’s KL2 200m and her result qualifies Canada a quota spot in the event for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.  ... Read more of this article
Men's goalball team August 15, 2015

DAY 8 RECAP: Best-ever Parapan Am Games for Canada

Canada concluded its most successful Parapan Am Games finishing second in the overall medal count behind Brazil and ahead of the U.S. Canada set a bold objective of a top 3 overall standing for the 2015 Parapan Am Games.  Team Canada collected a total of 168 medals (50 Gold, 63 Silver, and 55 Bronze). 

“I’m very proud of team Canada. Our...

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Zak Madell August 15, 2015

Mission accomplished for Team Canada at 2015 Parapan American Games

​Zak Madell named Canada’s flag bearer for Closing Ceremony

TORONTO (August 15, 2015) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that wheelchair rugby player Zak Madell of Okotoks, Alta., has been named Team Canada’s flag bearer for the 2015 Parapan American Games Closing Ceremony.

Canada concluded its most successful...

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Paralympians race to silver and bronze on rain-soaked track in Glasgow August 1, 2014

Paralympians race to silver and bronze on rain-soaked track in Glasgow

Canada’s Paralympians contributed to the Canadian athletics team’s medal tally Thursday night at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning silver and bronze medals in the 1500-metre wheelchair races.

Under pouring rain and heavy humidity, Diane Roy (Sherbooke, Que.) aggressively led the women’s race the entire way until edged at the...

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June 2, 2014

Heores tour 2014

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255 St-Rédempteur, Gatineau

Olivier Jean, Sébastien Fortier


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April 16, 2014

Jim Flaherty: A difference maker for Canadians living with a disability

The image many Canadians have of Jim Flaherty is of the federal finance minister who helped guide Canada through the crushing 2008 economic crisis. To them he was a businessman, someone focused on numbers and dedicated to his country's fiscal health.

Many other people saw a different side of Mr. Flaherty. They witnessed a father with a...

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