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CPC logo November 24, 2015

Canadian Paralympic Committee applauds the Ontario Government for the launch of Game ON

Nov. 24, 2015 – OTTAWA - Today, the Ontario Government launched a new sport plan to help more Ontarians participate and excel in sport.

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Paralympic Hall of Fame November 24, 2015

Inductees arriving in Ottawa for 2015 Paralympic Hall of Fame ceremony

OTTAWA – Nov. 24, 2015 – Some of Canada’s most accomplished Paralympic athletes, coaches and builders will be in Ottawa this Friday, Nov. 28 for the 2015 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame ceremony.

A magnificent group of seven individuals were announced last month as the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame inductees for 2015.

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Tricia Smith November 22, 2015

Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates new COC president Tricia Smith

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to congratulate Tricia Smith, an internationally respected sport leader, Olympic rower and accomplished lawyer, who was elected earlier today as president of the Canadian Olympic Committee.

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Brittany Hudak November 21, 2015

Winter Paralympians ready for new season

For Canada’s winter sport Paralympians, the 2015-16 season is when they reach the halfway point between two Paralympic Games, Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018.  Results this season will be important measuring sticks on where they stand against the worlds’ best two years out from the Paralympic Winter Games.

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Scott Russell, Chantal Petitclerc, Greg Westlake November 20, 2015

CBC Sports’ Scott Russell to emcee Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2015 – Scott Russell, the Gemini Award-winning broadcaster, author and host of CBC’s Road to the Olympic Games, has been confirmed as emcee for the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame induction ceremony to be held Friday, Nov. 27 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

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Donald Royer November 19, 2015

Power trio brings parasport to new heights

Paralympic sport, in Canada and around the world, owes a huge debt to the three individuals named to the 2015 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame in the builder category. Audrey Strom of Winnipeg, Donald Royer of Sherbrooke, Que., and the late Gary McPherson of Edmonton made it their life missions to help developing parasports gain elite status....

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Matt Hallat November 18, 2015

Para-Athletes Takeover CSI Calgary at Paralympian Search

Thirty-eight participants were #PARATOUGH at the first ever Paralympian Search held by the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary (CSI Calgary) on November 14. The event offered individuals with a physical disability or visual impairment the opportunity to test their potential in a high performanc...

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Graeme Murray November 13, 2015

CANADA’S NATIONAL SLEDGE TEAM GATHERS FOR SECOND TRAINING CAMP IN OTTAWA, ONT.

National team alumnus Graeme Murray joins coaching staff for training camp Nov. 16-20

CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Sledge Team is gathering at the Mattamy Homes Arena at the Sensplex in Ottawa, Ont., from Nov. 16-20, for the second of three planned training camps. Twenty players will take part in the camp in preparation for the ...

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Wilf Strom November 10, 2015

Coach Wilf Strom brought innovation and success to para-swimming

The late Wilf Strom of Winnipeg built Canada’s para-swimming team into an international powerhouse in the 1980s, the effects of which still reverberate today. Strom has been named as an inductee in the coach category for the 2015 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame.

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