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June 13, 2017

Canada to Face Japan in Quarter-Finals at 2017 Men’s U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship

(Toronto, Ont.) The host Canadians have advanced to the quarter-finals at the 2017 Men’s U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship and will take on Japan on Wednesday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in dowtown Toronto.

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June 12, 2017

Canadian medal bonanza at World Para Swimming Series

INDIANAPOLIS – Canada probably paid extra luggage costs to bring home all the medals it earned this past weekend at the World Para Swimming Series event held Friday to Sunday June 9-11 in Indianapolis.

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June 9, 2017

Pfizer Canada Inc. and the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrate 20+ years together and look ahead to a winning future

It was more than 20 years ago that the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. joined forces and created a unique partnership that is still strong, innovative and getting better all the time.

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June 8, 2017

LIVE COVERAGE OF 2017 MEN’S U23 WORLD WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP AVAILABLE ON FACEBOOK LIVE AND CBCSPORTS.CA

(June 8, 2017 – TORONTO, ONT.) Canadian fans will witness the best in the world under the age of 23 in wheelchair basketball as the next generation of Paralympic stars compete at the Men’s U23 World Wheelchair Basketball Championship from June 8 to 16, 2017 in Toronto. Live coverage of these championships is made possible through a...

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Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. pave the way for a healthy Canada and future Paralympians June 8, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. pave the way for a healthy Canada and future Paralympians

June 8, 2017 – OTTAWA – Celebrating more than 20 years of partnership, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Pfizer Canada Inc. are pleased today to announce the renewal of their partnership agreement of more than $1 million through 2019. The partnership will focus on the health benefits of inclusive sports opportunities for all Canadians,...

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June 7, 2017

Canada in medal hunt at men’s U23 world wheelchair basketball championships in Toronto

Darrell Nordell, head coach of Canada’s U23 men’s wheelchair basketball team, believes his squad can battle for its first title since 2001 at the 12-country world championships which get underway tomorrow (June 8) at the Mattamy Centre in Toronto.

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June 7, 2017

Patience pays off for Brent Lakatos

NOTWILL, Switzerland – Patience with new equipment and technical adjustments are paying off for Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos as he begins his final push for the world championships next month in London.

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June 7, 2017

PyeongChang 2018 Media Summit shines spotlight on athletes

Sixteen of Canada’s top athlete hopefuls for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games gathered in Calgary on Monday (June 5) to share their stories with many of the country’s top media outlets at the Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Summit.

 

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June 2, 2017

First World Cup medal for Zacharie Lauzière-Fitzgerald

BELGRADE, Serbia – Zacharie Lauzière-Fitzgerald of Sherbrooke, Que., earned his first career World Cup medal in Para canoe on Friday earning the bronze in the KL3 200-m race. The 18-year-old kayaker clocked 45.616 seconds.

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