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July 1, 2015

CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE LAUNCHES NEW PSA CAMPAIGN FOR TORONTO 2015 GAMES

"THE GAMES ARE TOUGH, THE ATHLETES ARE TOUGHER" #PARATOUGH 

OTTAWA (July 1, 2015) - The Canadian Paralympic Committee launches its public service announcement (PSA) campaign today for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Team. The event is held in conjunction with the July 1st festivities on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. 

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June 9, 2015

Table Tennis Canada selects eight athletes for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games team

(June 9, 2015 - OTTAWA, ONT.) – Table Tennis Canada has selected eight athletes for nomination to represent Canada at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, including 2011 Parapan Am Games gold and silver medallist Ian Kent (Eastern Passage, N.S.) and 2011 Parapan Am Games silver medallists Stephanie Chan (Vancouver...

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June 1, 2015

Canada’s Stefan Daniel Strikes Gold at World Paratriathlon Race in London

—Christine Robbins places fourth in women’s PT5 category—

LONDON, Eng.—Canada’s Stefan Daniel remained unbeaten in 2015 after claiming the gold medal at the ITU World Paratriathlon event in London, England on Saturday.

The 18-year-old star of the paratriathlon squad stomped the field to win on the 2012 Paralympic course with a time of 1:...

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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

Last updated: June 2, 2014 – 2:00 pm EST


TIME NAME ADDRESS ATHLETES/GUESTS

OTTAWA / GATINEAU – June 4

9:00 am -10:00 am EST

École secondaire de l’Île

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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