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December 4, 2017

Canadian women win gold, men add bronze at IBSA Goalball American Championships

SAO PAULO – Led by Amy Burk’s tournament leading 18 goals, Canada won the gold medal in women’s competition this past weekend at the IBSA Goalball American Championships. The Canadian men added a bronze.

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December 4, 2017

Canadian Para ice hockey team blanks Italy in tournament opener

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Brad Bowden (Orton, Ont.) had a hat trick to lead a balanced offence, helping Canada’s Para ice hockey team to an 8-0 win over Italy in its opening game  Sunday at the 2017 World Sledge Hockey Challenge.

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December 4, 2017

IPC and Agitos Foundation announce partnership with FC Barcelona Foundation

Sport is a great tool to achieve social inclusion for people with an impairment. This is the vision shared by the FC Barcelona Foundation, the Agitos Foundation and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), who have signed a partnership agreement to develop sport projects with this common goal.

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December 3, 2017

Bronze Finish For Curt Minard In Finland

PYHA, Finland – Curt Minard of Vernon, B.C. won the bronze medal in the upper limb category at the first of two Para-snowboardcross World Cups in Finland. Minard led the charge for the Canadians, grabbing Canada’s sole medal of the weekend on Friday, as well as posting a respectable sixth place finish in Saturday's World Cup.
 

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CBC's Scott Russell and Radio Canada's Jean St-Onge interviewing PyeongChang hopefuls Mark Ideson, Chef de mission Todd Nicholson, Greg Westlake and Antoine Lehoux November 29, 2017
November 27, 2017

Participants dare to dream at PARALYMPIAN SEARCH

TORONTO – Double leg amputee Michael Trauner caught the bug for competitive sport at the recent Invictus Games in Toronto. Now he would like to one day represent Canada at the Paralympic Games.

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November 23, 2017

ParaTough Cup raises funds and awareness

MONTREAL- On Thursday, November 16, 12 teams from leading Canadian businesses assembled at McGill University to compete in the inaugural ParaTough Cup Montreal. Each team participated in five different sport challenges to test their athleticism and fitness with the goal of becoming the reigning ParaTough Cup champions.

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December 4, 2017

Featured Paralympic Athlete Alumni - Tim McIsaac

Tim McIsaac golden swimmer, golden heart

Tim McIssac, Canada’s most successful Paralympic athlete, continues to devote most of his time and energy to helping people with a disability.

“I am grateful that I’ve had a career and been able for most of my working life to work with people with a disability,’’ he said” ‘’I want to keep...

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November 17, 2017

Para ice hockey player Brad Bowden named athlete ambassador PARALYMPIAN SEARCH in Toronto November 26

TORONTO – Veteran Para ice hockey star Brad Bowden, a hopeful for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games this March, is the athlete ambassador for the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s (CPC) PARALYMPIAN SEARCH.

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November 17, 2017

Double Bronze for Michelle Salt in Landgraaf

Vancouver, BC - Michelle Salt (Calgary, AB) kicked off the Para-snowboard World cup season in style, capturing back to back bronze medals at the Landgraaf, NL Banked Slalom World Cups on November 15th & 16th, 2017. This was part of an incredible effort from the Para-snowboard team, which included multiple top ten finishes across multiple...

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