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wheelchair basketball players December 23, 2015

Christmas for Paralympians is a family affair

Located on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the northern part of Peace River country, Dead Horse Creek Ranch is a Christmas paradise for city slickers. Bo Hedges gets to return to the family cattle and horse ranch near Fort St. John, B.C. every year to get re-acquainted with his family.

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Aurelie Rivard December 16, 2015

Rivard on fast track to Rio

Aurélie Rivard delivered great performances in 2015 and she is hungry for more.  The 19-year-old rising star was named on November 25 the Team Aquatic Supplies Female Para-swimmer of the Year at the Big Splash Awards by Swimming Canada.

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Benoit Huot December 15, 2015

Parapan Ams stimulated Huot to swim four more years

If it wasn’t for Toronto hosting the 2015 Parapan American Games, Benoit Huot may have retired after the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Instead he continues to be the leader on the Canadian para-swimming team winning medals and awards including the Team Aquatic Supplies Male Para-swimmer of the Year on Novemb...

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Jason Dunkerley & Josh Karanja December 9, 2015

Rio 2016 Paralympic media summit a lively success

Established stars and new faces combined to offer top tier Canadian media some exceptional athlete storytelling at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Media Summit, held this week in Toronto.

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CIBC group December 9, 2015

Additional dates and cities announced for cross-Canada tour to promote Paralympic sport

On Dec. 3, Rio 2016 Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc launched a national media tour to promote Paralympic sports and athletes training for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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CPC logo November 28, 2015

Two new sports welcomed, Directors named for Athlete Council and Coaches Committee at Canadian Paralympic Committee Congress and AGM

OTTAWA - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) officially welcomed two new sports to its family and elected to two-year terms the directors for the Athlete Council and Coaches Committee at its Annual General Meeting and Congress, held this weekend at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa.


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Inductee Photo November 27, 2015

Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame welcomes seven members in class of 2015

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic community celebrated seven accomplished and influential individuals this evening at a gala in Ottawa, for the official induction ceremony for the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame.

Honored tonight were the seven inductees for 2015:

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Mac & BJ Marcoux November 25, 2015

Canadians to watch in Paralympic winter sports in 2015-16

This may be hard to believe but by March 2016 the countdown clock reaches two years until the next Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Here are some Canadian athletes on the 2018 Paralympic prowl.

Mac Marcoux with guide BJ Marcoux, para-alpine skiing

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