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November 22, 2012

Japan to host 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey B Pool World Championships

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday (22 November) that Nagano, Japan will host the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey B Pool World Championships from 8-16 March.

The competition will be organised by the Japan Ice Sledge Hockey Association (JISHA), and as many as eight teams ...

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November 21, 2012

Benoit Huot, Hero Of The London Paralympic Games, Receives The Prestigious James-Worrall Flag Bearer Award

Montreal, November 21, 2012 – What do Joannie Rochette,Clara Hughes,Chantal Petitclerc and Benoit Huot have in common? They are all recipients of the James-Worrall Flag Bearer Award, presented by Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business.

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November 20, 2012

Canada's National Sledge Team Announced for 2012-13 Season; Season Opens at 2012 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Calgary


CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced Monday the 16 players selected to play for Canada's National Sledge Team. The players will represent Canada at the 2012 World Sledge Hockey Challenge from Dec. 2-8 in Calgary and the 2013 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship in April in Goyang, Korea, as well as other international games and...

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November 8, 2012

Motivate Canada Welcomes Team Canada Sledge Hockey Player Kieran Block To The Esteem Team Athlete Role Model Program

Ottawa ON (November 7, 2012) - Motivate Canada welcomes Team Canada Sledge Hockey player and former WHL Champion, Kieran Block as our newest athlete to join the ESTEEM Team roster of Athlete Role Models.

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November 5, 2012

Paralympian Dueck among National Geographic's Adventurers of the Year

Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team member Josh Dueck, who made history this year by becoming the first person to complete a backflip on a sit-ski, has been chosen as one of 10 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year.

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November 2, 2012

Call for Nominations: Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee for 2013

Para-Equestrian Canada is now accepting nominations to fill three vacant positions on the Canadian Para-Equestrian Committee (CPEC). The positions on the committee are not specific in task and each position is for a two-year term beginning in February 2013.

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November 2, 2012

Athlete Advance Attracts Olmypians, Paralympians And BC's Next Generation Of Champions To Richmond Olympic Oval

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Richmond, BC – British Columbia's current and upcoming generation of Olympic and Paralympic champions are set to descend upon the Richmond Olympic Oval this Saturday for a day of education, inspiration and networking. With over 100 athletes participating, the fourth Canadian Sport Centre Pacific Athlete ...

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November 1, 2012

2012 Canadian Olympians and Paralympians to Visit Toronto Schools

TORONTO – 2012 Olympians Rosie MacLennan and Martin Reader, and 2012 Paralympian Tyler Miller will visit two Toronto schools Friday, sharing their experiences from London and inspiring young students. Media are invited to attend each event, for photo and interview opportunities.

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October 29, 2012

Mayor Tremblay to greet Montréal Olympic and Paralympic athletes at City Hall

Montréal, October 28, 2012 – The Mayor of Montréal, Gérald Tremblay, and Manon Barbe, member of the Montréal Executive Committee responsible for sports, recreation and international sports events, will pay tribute to the Montréal Olympic and Paralympic athletes who competed in the 2012 London Games.

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