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February 21, 2017

John Edwards wins world paddling Award for lifetime achievement.

OTTAWA, ON (February 21, 2017) — John Edwards has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Canoe Federation’s World Paddling Awards. Edwards is Chair of the ICF’s Paracanoe Committee and was the...

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February 21, 2017

Paralympic trailblazers named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2017

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 – Paralympic swimming medallist and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, the Honorable Carla Qualtrough, is among a group of five uniquely accomplished individuals named today as the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame’s inductees for 2017, who will be officially inducted at a gala on April 7 in Ottawa.

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February 19, 2017

Canada’s Para-Nordic Squad Adds to World Championship Medal Haul Winning Gold and Bronze in Middle Distance Cross-Country Ski Races

FINSTERAU, Ger.—Canada’s Para-Nordic Cross-Country Ski Team capped off a dream week at the World Championships by adding a gold and bronze to their medal haul in Finsterau, Germany.

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February 19, 2017

Mark Arendz Sprints to Gold at Para-Nordic Biathlon World Championships — Paralympian celebrates four-medal week, two golds, in Germany—

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FINSTERAU, Ger.—Mark Arendz added another gold medal to his haul, completing most successful Para-Nordic World Ski Championships in his career on Saturday in Finsterau, Germany.

 

Arendz, of Hartsville, P.E.I., had a perfect day in the men’s 7.5-kilometre standing men’s biathlon race ...

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February 16, 2017

Brian McKeever and Graham Nishikawa Golden at Para-Nordic World Championships

 

Brian McKeever (#87 in middle) among victors at para-nordic worlds

FINSTERAU, Germany —Canada’s Brian McKeever remains the king of Para-Nordic cross-country skiing.

The 13-time Paralympic medallist from Canmore, Alta., and his guide, Graham Nishikawa of Whitehorse, led wire-to-wi...

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