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September 29, 2017

Levine Wins Bronze at Kansas City World Open

(Kansas City, USA) Alison Levine (Montreal, QC) heads home from Kansas City with two bronze medals around her neck. Levine faced newcomer Davor Komar from Croatia in the bronze medal match and won the game 3-2.

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September 26, 2017

CPC mourns the passing of Paralympic coach Ken Thom

The athletics and Paralympic community is in mourning following the sudden and tragic death of Paralympic coach Ken Thom. Coach Thom died Sunday, Sept. 24, in Cape Town, South Africa, as a result of a scuba diving accident.

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September 25, 2017

PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Vancouver and Toronto to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes

VANCOUVER and TORONTO, [Sept. 25], 2017 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, is pleased to announce that the PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will be visiting Vancouver on Sunday, Oct. 22 and Toronto on Sunday, Nov. 26.

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September 25, 2017

Amsterdam to host VISTA 2019

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the ninth VISTA conference for scientists and experts in Para sport will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands between 4-7 September 2019.

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September 23, 2017

VISTA 2017 conference concludes in Toronto

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VISTA 2017 conference concludes in Toronto

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September 23, 2017

Dr. Laura Misener discusses Paralympic sport’s social impact

Dr. Laura Misener of Western University in London, Ont., was Saturday’s keynote speaker at the VISTA 2017 Conference, taking place today  at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre and Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, in Toronto.. Her presentation was titled: The Paralympic Games and Social Impact: Beyond the Rhetoric.

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September 22, 2017

Technology a game-changer for Paralympic sport

Dr. Rory Cooper, founding director of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh, was the keynote speaker Friday morning at the VISTA 2017 conference in Toronto.

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September 22, 2017

Province of Ontario holds reception for VISTA 2017 delegates at MaRS Discovery District

VISTA 2017 conference participants gathered at the The MaRS Discovery District for a reception hosted by the Government of Ontario on Thursday September 21, 2017.

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September 21, 2017

The Coaching Association of Canada launches Coaching Athletes with a Disability, an NCCP eLearning module

With support from the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Special Olympics Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) is pleased to launch today the latest in its series of National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) eLearning modules: Coaching Athletes...

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