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October 20, 2016

McKesson Canada employees donate $10,000 to support future generations of Paralympians

Saint-Laurent, October 20, 2016 – Inspired by Canadian Paralympic wheelchair rugby player David Willsie, the Canadian Paralympic Team and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, employees at McKesson Canada have donated $10,000 to the Paralympic Foundation of Canada, helping support future generations of Canadian Paralympians...

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October 5, 2016

Rio Paralympians bask in a warm welcome home from CIBC

Many of Team Canada’s Rio 2016 Paralympians coast-to-coast enjoyed a warm welcome home in their respective communities recently, thanks to CIBC “Paralympian Welcome Home” events held at seven branches nation-wide.

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September 19, 2016

CIBC welcomes Canadian Paralympic Team’s return from Rio

 

Media release

 

Bank to honour athletes’ outstanding performances at local Welcome Home events across Canada

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September 19, 2016

Paralympics will come full circle at Tokyo 2020

By Braydon Holmyard

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 20, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – For the first time in the history of the Paralympics, a city will host the Games for the second time. In 1964, Tokyo hosted the Paralympic Games, four years after its official inauguration in Rome.

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September 18, 2016

After a Tough Loss to Japan, Canada Misses Wheelchair Rugby Podium

 

Sept. 18, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - A few turnovers here, a few missed chances there, and Canada will be going home without a Paralympic medal in wheelchair rugby for the first time since the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. The result is a bitter disappointment for the Canadians, who began this season ra...

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September 18, 2016

Aurélie Rivard - The golden week that was

 

Canadian swimmer won four medals in Rio to settle 12 months of nerves

By Ciarán Breen

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 18, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – It’s 3 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016. The athlete’s village has turned in for the night but in a corner of the quiet, o...

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September 18, 2016

Canadian para-swimming entering fresh waters

 

Head Coach Craig McCord to step down after Rio Games

By Ciarán Breen

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

 

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