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November 28, 2016

Canadians win medals in judo and swimming

 

(Judo Canada) Canadians Priscilla Gagné (Under 52 kg) and Justin Karn (Under 60 kg) both were both awarded silver medals at the 2016 Japan Open for Visually Impaired and Blind Judoka, which took place at the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo.

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November 23, 2016

Canadian para-alpine skiers ready to hit the slopes

 

 

Jean-Sébastien Labrie, the head coach of Canada’s para-alpine ski team, has been impressed how Paralympic and world champion Mac Marcoux and his new guide Jack Leitch have gelled over this fall’s training period.

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November 23, 2016

Levine recognized for her volunteer efforts

Paralympian Boccia player Alison Levine has been recognized for her volunteer efforts in her hometown of Côte Saint-Luc, QC. Levine has been recently awarded with the Royal Canadian Legion Brigadier Frederick Kisch Branch #97 Award. This award recognizes the youth volunteer of the year, a “leader of tomorrow”, for outstanding efforts in...

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November 16, 2016

Stephanie Dixon adds to legend with place in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Stephanie Dixon wants to share her passions for life, sport and being active with as many people as possible. That influence will spread even more now after the para-swimming star was recently inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

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November 15, 2016

Massie and Salt lead Canadian para-snowboard team in to 2016-17 season

Alex Massie of Barrie, Ont., and Michelle Salt of Calgary, Alta. lead a nine-member Canadian para-snowboard team to the opening stop on the 2016-17 World Cup stop at Landgraaf, the Netherlands this Thursday and Friday.

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November 11, 2016

Remembering the strong bond between the military and Paralympic sport

Dominic Larocque once defended Canada as a soldier in the hills and fields of Afghanistan. Today he is still representing his country’s colours as the goaltender for the national sledge hockey team.

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November 3, 2016

Canadian Paralympic Committee announces launch of “Find an Activity” online resource made possible by grant from Milos Raonic Foundation

OTTAWA – Nov. 3, 2016 - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that the pioneering “Find an Activity” online tool is now up and running, thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Milos Raonic Foundation to help more children with a disability get active in sports.

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November 2, 2016

Celebrating Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians in Ottawa and Gatineau

 

More than 250 athletes and coaches participate in inspiring celebration

November 2, 2016 – Gatineau – Department of Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees, today hosted more than 250 Canadian athletes and coaches in Ottawa ...

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October 28, 2016

Team Canada’s Rio 2016 Athletes and Coaches in Ottawa and Gatineau for Celebration

 

OTTAWA (October 28, 2016) – On behalf of 36 million Canadians from coast to coast to coast, the Government of Canada will be hosting more than 250 Canadian athletes and coaches in Ottawa and Gatineau for a one-day celebration, commemorating their success at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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October 25, 2016

Celebrating 500 days to PyeongChang 2018

We’re still revelling in our summer athletes’ recent accomplishments at tropical and sunny Rio, yet preparations are well underway for PyeongChang, with today marking 500 days to go until the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in South Korea.

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