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March 10, 2017

Canadians win snowboard, biathlon medals at Paralympic Winter Games test events

PYEONCHANG, South Korea – Nordic skier Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I. and snowboarder Curtis Minard of Vernon, B.C., both won medals today at World Cup competitions, which also served as test events for next year’s Paralympic Winter Games.

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March 9, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates One Year to Go to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

OTTAWA, March 9, 2017 – With exactly one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games set for March 9 to 18, 2018, the Canadian Paralympic Committee is looking forward with great excitement to competing in South Korea.

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March 7, 2017

ParaTough Cup aces its first test

On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 16 teams from leading Canadian businesses assembled at the University of Toronto to compete and participate in the inaugural ParaTough Cup – Toronto. Each team participated in six different sport challenges to test their athleticism and fitness with the goal of becoming the first-ever ParaTough Cup champions.

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March 7, 2017

TEAMS FIGHTING FOR POSITION AT WORLD WHEELCHAIR CHAMPIONSHIP

Canada joins a logjam of teams fighting for position at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gangneung, South Korea, after losing both games on Tuesday.

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March 5, 2017

Molnar wins double silver at para-cycling track worlds

LOS ANGELES - Canada continues to add medals at the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles, with two more silver medals on Saturday, bringing the Team Canada total to seven.  Marie-Claude Molnar of St-Hubert, Quebec, won both medals, bringing her tally to three silver medals in three events.

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March 4, 2017
March 3, 2017

Two world titles for Canada on opening day of para-cycling track worlds

Tristen Chernove (CPC file photo)

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2017 – Canada had a very strong start to the Para-Cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles on Thursday, with Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, BC, and Ross Wilson of Sherwood Park, Alberta, each winning world titles in their respective ca...

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March 2, 2017

Gotell relishes role as new CPC’s Athletes’ Council Chair; additional athletes named to Council

 

 

OTTAWA (March 2, 2017) As was the case when she was a star on the Canadian Para swimming team, Chelsey Gotell can be expected to be a strong and powerful presence as the new Chair of the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Athletes’ Council.

And the 31-year-old osteopathy student also wants to le...

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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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