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le March 11, 2006

Canada opens Paralympic Games with convincing win over Great Britain

 

Canada carried the play from the opening whistle, forechecking
effectively and keeping Great Britain in its zone for the first two
minutes. After a power play which led to numerous chances but no goals,
Canada managed to get on the scoresheet at 3:49 of the opening frame as
Billy Bridges (Guelph, ON) crossed ...

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le March 10, 2006

Let the Games Begin

 

With thousands of fans from around the world wildly cheering every
team’s entrance into the grand stadium, the theme of the night was
“Overcoming every barrier” in a spectacle of lights, music and dance.

Most of Team Canada’s 35 athletes and 35 support staff were led by
four-time Paralympian and sledge hock...

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le March 8, 2006

Todd Nicholson named Flag bearer for Canadian Paralympic Team

 

In a voice packed with emotion, Todd thanked his teammates and
Mission staff for their confidence and trust in giving him the honour.
“It’s time to carry Canadian Paralympic Sports to new a level. I know
this team is ready to show the world what Canada can do and I’m here to
say that, contrary to rumour, it’s...

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le March 1, 2006

Canadian Paralympic Team Gets Big Sendoff

 

“Canada’s Paralympic Movement is growing fast and I am intensely
proud of these fine athletes as they head for the snow and ice in
Torino,” said Prime Minister Harper. “They represent all that is great
about Canada, the courage and competitive spirit of our nation, and for
me and Canadians everywhere, they ar...

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le March 1, 2006

Canada Urged to 'Feel the Rush'

 

“We are calling on people with disabilities across Canada to use
sport as a way to actively express themselves and make a positive
change in their lives,” said Prime Minister Harper. “Canada’s
Paralympic athletes are showing the way for all of us!”

“Sport is empowering to all Canadians,” said Sport Ministe...

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