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Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

Congratulations to the first 40 athletes nominated to Team Canada for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games!

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Parapan American Games
August 7 - 15

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March 23, 2015

Mark Arendz adds to Canada’s Para-Nordic Medal Haul in Norway with Bronze at World Cup Finals

Cross Country Canada - SURNADAL, Nor.—Mark Arendz won his second straight biathlon bronze, making it a six-pack for the Canadians heading into the final weekend of the World Cup Finals in Surnadal, Norway on Friday.

Arendz, of Hartsville, P.E.I. rocketed his way around the two-kilometre track for...

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March 23, 2015

High-powered lineup of swimmers nominated to Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games Team

TORONTO, March 23, 2015 – The first athletes have been nominated for selection to the Canadian Paralympic Committee for its Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games Team.

Chef de Mission Elisabeth Walker-Young announced this morning the names of 40 swimmers at a poolside ceremony at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

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March 19, 2015

Schedule Update - 2015 Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge March 22-26

(March 18, 2015 – OTTAWA, ONT.) Due to Colombia withdrawing from the tournament, there has been a change to the competition schedule for the 2015 Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge taking place at the Mattamy Athletic Centre March 22-26th.  Team Canada will now play five games against their Americas zone rivals from Argentina, Brazil, and...

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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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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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