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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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December 12, 2016

Canadian para-nordic skiers open World Cup season with a bang

(December 12, 2016) Led by a triple medal performance by Mark Arendz and a gold by Brian McKeever, Canada’s para-nordic skiers enjoyed a solid start to the World Cup season this past weekend (Dec. 9-12) in Vuokatti, Finland.

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December 9, 2016

Canada set to host 2019 World Para-Nordic Skiing Championships in Prince George, B.C.

 

                                                                                                                                                                 photo Kevin Pettersen

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December 5, 2016

Canada wins opener at World Sledge Hockey Challenge opener on heels of Kevin Rempel’s retirement

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Canada’s national sledge hockey team began a new season on Sunday, Dec. 4 blanking Norway 3-0 at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge being held in the PEI capital.

Greg Westlake, Ben Delaney and Brian Sholomicki scored for the victors while Dominic Larocque was perfect in net as Cana...

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Photo of Team Canada in front of Athlete Village residence December 3, 2016

Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

OTTAWA – Dec. 3, 2016 – On the heels of a successful Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and looking ahead to Canada’s 150th birthday next year, the Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to celebrate today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as we continue to work with our partners on becoming a world leading Paralympic nation.

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December 1, 2016

Can Canada deny U.S. a third straight World Sledge Hockey Challenge title?

Canada’s rank as the most successful team in the 10-year history of the World Sledge Hockey Challenge is in jeopardy with this season’s tournament set for Charlottetown, PEI December 4 to 11 at MacLauchlan Arena. 

The two-time defending champion United States can, in fact, tie the Canadians for most tournament...

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November 29, 2016

Give the gift of sport this holiday season

 

Donations will help more kids with a disability get off the sidelines and on to the field of play

OTTAWA – Nov. 29, 2016 – Inspired by our Canadian Paralympians, many kids with a disability dream of the podium and one day representing Canada.

But sometimes, finances can be a hurdle.

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