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April 4, 2017

HUOT NAMED ASSISTANT CHEF DE MISSION FOR 2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES

OTTAWA – Today marks the one-year countdown towards the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia, and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) is proud to mark this day with the announcement of 20 time Paralympic swimming medallist Benoit Huot as Assistant Chef de...

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April 3, 2017

Inductees gathering in Ottawa for 2017 Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony

OTTAWA – April 3, 2017 – Some of Canada’s most accomplished Paralympic athletes, coaches and builders will be in Ottawa this Friday, April 7 for the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony.

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March 31, 2017

Canada’s Chelsey Gotell elected Chairperson of IPC’s Athletes’ Council

OTTAWA – March 31, 2017 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today that Canada’s Chelsey Gotell has been elected as Chairperson of the IPC Athletes’ Council for the next four years.

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March 30, 2017

Wheelchair Basketball Canada Celebrates Inclusive Sport With Launch Of Schools Program

 

(Toronto, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC), in collaboration with the Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association (OWSA), celebrated the official launch of its Schools Program this morning in front of 350 students at Banting and Best Public School in Scarborough.

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March 28, 2017

Canada ends Parapan American Youth Games with two medals

SAO PAULO – Table tennis player Curtis Caron of Halifax won two medals at the Parapan American Youth Games which concluded on Saturday March 25 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Caron won the gold medal in the men’s singles and added a bronze with Gabriel Séguin of Blainville, Que., for the bronze in the team competition.

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March 23, 2017

Canada’s Caron wins table tennis gold at Youth Parapan

Canada won their first medal of the São Paulo 2017 Youth Parapan American Games on Wednesday, as Curtis Caron took the gold in the class 8 men’s singles tournament. The 19-year-old, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, defeated his Ecuadorian opponent, Gabriel Salazar Perez three games to zero – 10-6, 10-6, 10-4.

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March 22, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians applaud increased Federal Government support for Athlete Assistance Program in Budget 2017

 

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians are pleased with and grateful for the investment in sport announced in the 2017 federal budget this afternoon, in particular the 18 per cent increase to the Athlete Assistance Program of $25 million over five years, ongoing....

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March 21, 2017
March 20, 2017

Weekend round-up in Para sport: cross country skiing, alpine skiing, boccia, wheelchair fencing

Canada’s Chris Klebl capped off an incredible year that saw him fight back from being hospitalized less than three months ago to finishing his shortened season with a silver medal at the Para-Nordic World Cup Finals in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday.

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