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September 21, 2017

The Coaching Association of Canada launches Coaching Athletes with a Disability, an NCCP eLearning module

With support from the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Special Olympics Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to launch today the latest in its series of National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) eLearning modules: Coaching Athletes...

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September 21, 2017

Dr. Cheri Blauwet says it’s time to break down the barriers

Dr. Cheri Blauwet, the seven-time Paralympic medallist and instructor at Harvard Medical School, says society needs a universal vision when it comes to viewing sport and health promotion in her keynote address at the VISTA 2017 Conference this morning in Toronto.

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Image of Para Swimmer Morgan Bird September 20, 2017

Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships postponed

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has postponed the World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships which were due to begin in Mexico City on 30 September following Tuesday’s (19 September) devastating earthquake in the country.  The decision was taken following an assessment of the current situation and after close...

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Image of Rick Hansen leading Jumpstart kids off the stage September 19, 2017

Canadian Tire Corporation, in Support of Jumpstart, Commits $50 Million Over Five Years to Get More Canadian Kids with Disabilities into Sport and Play

TORONTO - Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) today announced an unprecedented $50 million commitment over five years to Jumpstart Charities, in order to give Canadian kids with disabilities greater access to sport and play.

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