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May 24, 2016

Impressive medal haul for Canadian para-cyclists in Europe

(photo courtesy of Cycling Canada)

Gauthier cracks top-five at para-canoe worlds, first para-badminton nationals

Canada collected nine medals, including five gold this past weekend at the second stop on the para-cycling World Cup circuit in Oostende, Belgium.  Canada also finished four...

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May 19, 2016

#ParaFlipFlops

Selling at $15 a pair, 30 percent of each flip-flop purchase will go to support Paralympic athletes and programs supporting aspiring athletes. The Para Flip-Flops are available now at Hudson's Bay stores and thebay...

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May 16, 2016

Givens, Daniel triumph at international para-triathlon events

Chantal Givens of Winnipeg and Stefan Daniel of Calgary each won gold medals this past weekend at international para-triathlon competitions to highlight a strong weekend for Canada’s para-athletes.

In Aguilas, Spain at the ITU World Paratriathlon event, Givens earned her first international victory clocking on...

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May 13, 2016

HBC Rio 2016 collection Pick & Pack underway in Ottawa

Excitement for Rio is in the air at an Ottawa warehouse this week, as the “Pick and Pack” operation for the Canadian Paralympic Team is fully underway.

The process involves the customized preparation of Team Canada clothing packages for every team member, with a total of 320 packages being prepared, each conta...

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May 5, 2016

Paralympic Schools Week 2016 brings the house the down

 

(Para-swimmer Tammy Cunnington at Holy Family School in Red Deer Alta.)

“In 15 years of working at our school, I cannot recall when the students were so engaged and attentive. We had staff trying to hold back tears because she is so inspiring.”

Those comments by teacher April Hodgins of Duke of...

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