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April 14, 2016

The Canadian Paralympic Committee aims for top-16 overall at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

The Canadian Paralympic Committee has set a goal of a top-16 finish in the medal standings at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to be held September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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April 8, 2016

Team Canada collection for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be unveiled

TORONTO, April 8, 2016 – On April 12, the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee will unveil the official Team Canada Collection for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Team Canada’s Facebook page and the Read more of this article

April 7, 2016

Five sports take part in visual impairment classification session

 

A visual impairment (VI) classification event open to all sports was held at the University of Waterloo Centre for Sight Enhancement this past weekend, offering athletes a streamlined, domestic opportunity to determine their eligibility for VI competition.

This was the first event of its kind, open to all sports at ...

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Benoit Huot September 22, 2015

COC, CPC and Partners to announce athlete wellness strategy

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COC, CPC AND PARTNERS TO ANNOUNCE ATHLETE WELLNESS STRATEGY

TORONTO - On Thursday September 24, 2015, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSI Network), and Deloitte will announce a major...

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Paralympians race to silver and bronze on rain-soaked track in Glasgow August 1, 2014

Paralympians race to silver and bronze on rain-soaked track in Glasgow

Canada’s Paralympians contributed to the Canadian athletics team’s medal tally Thursday night at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning silver and bronze medals in the 1500-metre wheelchair races.

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April 16, 2014

Jim Flaherty: A difference maker for Canadians living with a disability

The image many Canadians have of Jim Flaherty is of the federal finance minister who helped guide Canada through the crushing 2008 economic crisis. To them he was a businessman, someone focused on numbers and dedicated to his country's fiscal health.

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March 6, 2014

Guide swap cements Canadian para-alpine team’s hunger for Paralympic podium

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SOCHI, RUS. (March 5, 2014) – Canada’s Paralympic alpine team has successfully overcome the challenges of an injury and a last-minute guide shuffle between visually impaired skier Mac Marcoux and Chris Williamson, demonstrating its strength as a team and its potential a...

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Billy Bridges and Sami Jo Small Photo March 6, 2014

A match made in hockey heaven

Their mutual love of the game brought them together; now Billy Bridges and Sami Jo Small strive to make each other better, on and off the ice

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Sonja Gaudet Flag Bearer March 5, 2014

Wheelchair Curler Sonja Gaudet to carry the flag for Canada at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 5, 2014 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet (Vernon, B.C.) has been selected as flag bearer for Canada at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Gaudet is the world’s most decorated wheelchair cur...

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