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Rio 2016 Chef de Mission

Five--time Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc has been named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games!

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September 15, 2014

Top Athletes, Coaches and Team to star at the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards Ceremony

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014 – Some of the best and brightest stars of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team and the broader Canadian Paralympic movement will be in Toronto this Friday for the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards ceremony.

The Paralympic Sport Awards celebrate top athletes, recognizing their achievements from the...

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September 7, 2014

Rio 2016 Games vital to Paralympic Movement's growth says IPC President

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With Sunday 7 September marking two years to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has said their success is vital to the continued growth of the Paralympic Movement.

Around 4,350...

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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


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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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