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group photo March 10, 2016

Brazil bound: Team Canada’s final site visit underway in Rio

Canadian team leaders, coaches and support staff have joined Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc and Assistant Chef de Mission Norm O’Reilly in Rio de Janeiro this week for Team Canada’s last official site visit ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Carla Qualtrough March 8, 2016

Canada’s Carla Qualtrough awarded International Women’s Day Recognition

The Canadian Minister for Sport and Persons with Disabilities was nominated alongside Anne Wafula-Strike, Irene Chang, Dr. Hayat Khattab and Moekie Grobbelaar....

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Chantal Petitclerc March 8, 2016

Canadian Paralympic Committee beaming with pride on International Women’s Day

The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of women on International Women’s Day. Canadian women have been trailblazers for Paralympic sport both in Canada and around the world. Here are some examples:

Chantal Petitclerc

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Marcoux brothers March 3, 2016

Marcoux and Oatway win overall World Cup downhill crowns

Kurt Oatway of Calgary and the Marcoux brothers from Sault Ste Marie, Ont.- Mac and his guide B.J. -  secured the overall World Cup downhill titles on Wednesday with medal performances at the season finale in Aspen.

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Paralympic Schools Week 2016 March 1, 2016

Registration Now Open For Paralympic Schools Week 2016

The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2016 edition of Paralympic Schools Week, which will be held coast-to-coast from April 25 to 29, 2016.

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Wheelchair Rugby February 29, 2016

Three medals so far for Alana Ramsay at para-alpine World Cup final

Alana Ramsay of Calgary continued her breakthrough season at the para-alpine World Cup final in Aspen, Colorado with three more medal performances in the standing technical events. She took silver in first giant slalom race on Wednesday (February 24), bronze in the second GS on Thursday and silver in the slalom Friday. She finished th...

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Mac & BJ Marcoux February 26, 2016

Marcoux brothers, Ramsay on podium at para-alpine World Cup


Mac Marcoux and his guide/brother B.J. Marcoux won the silver medal in the visually impaired race at the para-alpine World Cup final taking place in Aspen, Colorado. Alana Ramsay of Calgary added a bronze in the women’s standing GS

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Wheelchair rugby February 25, 2016

Canada’s world number-one wheelchair rugby team ready to Rock in Rio at Paralympic test event

At the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, Team Canada wheelchair rugby co-captain Trevor Hirschfield experienced two firsts in his 10-year national team career. The Canadian flag flew the highest at a medal ceremony and he heard his national anthem at an international event.

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