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June 2, 2017

Two more gold for Canada’s Lakatos at Nottwil Grand Prix

NOTTWIL, Switzerland – Wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., continued to be an unstoppable force early in the 2017 season with victories in the T53-54 disability category 200-m and 800-m races on Friday at the Nottwil Grand Prix Para athletics competition.

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May 29, 2017

Three world records for Canada’s Brent Lakatos at Swiss Open

ARBON, Switzerland – Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos enjoyed a super weekend at the Swiss Open posting three world records.

The 36-year-old from Dorval, Que., lowered his world records in the 100-m and 200-m in the T53 disability category as well as the 800-m

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May 26, 2017

Excitement brewing as work begins following Para swimming Summit

GATINEAU, Que. (Swimming Canada)- There is real excitement among Swimming Canada and its partners as they look towards to the future of Para-swimming in the country after the recent Para-swimming Summit in Gatineau, Que.

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May 25, 2017

World record, triple gold for Brent Lakatos at Swiss meet

ARBON, Switzerland – Wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., highlighted an eight-medal day for Canada at the annual Daniela Jutzeler Para athletics competition on Thursday breaking the world record in the 100-m race en route to a triple gold performance.

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May 23, 2017

Can Ontario Thunder be silenced at 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships?

OTTAWA – Ontario Thunder will vie for a sixth title in seven years at the 11-team 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships set for this Friday to Sunday May 26-28 at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ont.

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May 23, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee announces appointment of three Directors to new roles

OTTAWA, May 23, 2017 –The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce today the appointment of three accomplished sport professionals to new Director-level roles for the organization, bringing further capacity, expertise and leadership to key areas.

 

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May 19, 2017

Cross Country Canada and Alpine Canada name 2017-18 national teams for World Cups

It’s not a guarantee of a spot on the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games team but it’s definitely a giant footprint in the snow for the Para skiers named to their respective national teams this past month by Cross Country Canada and Alpine Canada.

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May 18, 2017

CPC’s Catherine Gosselin-Després named as 5 To Watch winner by Canadian Sports Business Awards

Catherine Gosselin-Després, the Executive Director, Sport for the Canadian Paralympic Committee, has been named one of this year’s winners of the 5 to Watch Awards - Canada’s Sports Business Awards presented annually to five Canadian sports...

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May 17, 2017

Pfizer Canada Inc. announced as title sponsor of the VISTA 2017 Conference

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

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May 15, 2017

Paralympians join CIBC 150th birthday celebrations at branches across Canada

From Whitehorse to Charlottetown, it was a day of celebrations and thanks today at all 1,100 CIBC banking centres across the country, as the company celebrated its 150th birthday. Many of Canada’s Paralympians were star guests at many of the branches. It was on this day, May 15, 1867, that the bank was founded.

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