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September 22, 2017

Province of Ontario holds reception for VISTA 2017 delegates at MaRS Discovery District

VISTA 2017 conference participants gathered at the The MaRS Discovery District for a reception hosted by the Government of Ontario on Thursday September 21, 2017.

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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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September 15, 2017

Canada’s Stefan Daniel Wins Para-Triathlon World Championships

ROTTERDAM (Triathlon Canada)—Canada’s Stefan Daniel is once again the king of Para-triathlon after winning the PTS5 category at the World Championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on Friday.

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September 13, 2017

International sport science experts to attend VISTA 2017 Conference in Toronto

VISTA 2017 will be held in Toronto from 20-23 September and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic sport science and sport medicine support

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September 13, 2017

Canada opens Para soccer worlds with impressive tie/Charron sets scoring record

SAN LUIS, Argentina – Sam Charron of Ottawa became Canada’s all-time leading scorer and Paralympic medallist Liam Stanley of Victoria added the equalizer to highlight a 3-3 tie with Ireland on Tuesday September 12 at the Para soccer world championships.

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September 11, 2017

Hockey Canada names 20 players to national Para ice hockey team

CALGARY (Hockey Canada)  – Following the end of Canada’s National Sledge Team’s 10-day September Showcase and selection camp on Saturday, Hockey Canada named the 20 players chosen to represent the red-and-white through the 2017-18 season. The organization will select its final 2018 Paralympic Winter Games team from among these 20 athletes.Read more of this article

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