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January 17, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee calls for applications for 2017-2018 grants to help cover the cost of Paralympic sport development programs

OTTAWA, January 16, 2017 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee invites Canadian sport organizations and clubs to apply, starting today, for the 2017-2018 granting round of the Paralympic Sport Development Fund.

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January 16, 2017

Two weeks to go until deadline for VISTA 2017 abstracts

Experts from around the world have until 31 January to submit their abstracts for September’s event in Canada.

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January 12, 2017

Swimming legend Benoit Huot to receive the Order of Canada

It was a fitting way to end an epic year for Benoit Huot – on Dec. 30, his Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada – including the 20-time Paralympic medallist in swimming.

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January 11, 2017

The IPC opens nominations for 2017 Scientific Award

The winner of the award will give a keynote address at September’s VISTA conference in Toronto, Canada.

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January 10, 2017

Daniel and Givens receive Triathlon Canada’s 2016 Excellence Awards

VICTORIA (January 10, 2017)—Just months removed from making their Paralympic debuts in Rio, Stefan Daniel and Chantal Givens headline a list of Canadian triathletes that will receive Triathlon Canada’s 2016 Excellence Awards.

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January 3, 2017

2017 a crucial year in preparation for upcoming Games

No Paralympic Games, no Parapan American Games, no Commonwealth Games? No problem.

Canada’s Paralympic athletes are already filling up their busy 2017 schedules with dates for World Cups, world championships, training and, in addition, for some, school and regular full or part-time work.

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December 20, 2016

Paralympic alpine skiing champion Lana Spreeman passes away

 

(photo from Twitter)

Lana Spreeman of Calgary, one of Canada’s greatest Paralympic athletes, recently died after a 16-month battle with brain cancer. She was 61.

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Para-Alpine team photo. Photo credit Alpine Canada December 19, 2016

Canadians golden at para-alpine World Cup

It was a weekend of firsts for Canada’s para-alpine team at the season-opening World Cup event in Kuhtai, Austria.

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