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le February 1, 2007

McKeever aims to compete at both Olympics and Paralympics


McKeever, who has only eight to 10 per cent of normal vision, was
named to the team this week after posting the second-best points total
in distance races last week in Canmore, Alberta.

“The competition will be tough in Japan, but it was tough at the
Paralympic Games too, so my experience will help me,” said ...

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le December 6, 2006

Paralympic Winter Sport Equipment Fund Awards


This year’s recipients are: Curl BC, the National Capital District
and PEI divisions of the Canadian Association of Disabled Skiers,
Wheelchair Sports Alberta, Cornerbrook Disabled Skiing, Cross-Country
Alberta, the Canadian Snowboard Federation, and Sovereign Lake Nordic
Club. They will use the funds to purc...

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le November 6, 2006

CPC Renews Itself in Board Elections: Qualtrough President, Plus Two New Board Directors


Leading the CPC is new President Carla Qualtrough, from Vancouver,
BC, a former Paralympic athlete, and two new board members made their
debut: Hugues Gibeault, from Ottawa, ON, as Director of Marketing and
James Westlake, Oakville, ON, as Director-at-Large. David Legg,
Calgary, AB, was acclaimed in the new p...

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le October 26, 2006

Jarvis, Hungerford to represent Canadian Paralympic Committee on VANOC, 2010 Games Operating Trust


Having completed a three-year term on the VANOC board, Jarvis’s
second appointment extends through to 2010. Jarvis has been a board
member of the CPC since 1993, and was president from 1999 until early

Jarvis competed at the 1992 Barcelona Paralympic Games and served
as the chef de mission for t...

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le October 2, 2006

Hall of Famer André Viger Dies


An outstanding Paralympic athlete, André took part in five
Paralympic Games as a wheelchair racer (Athletics), winning three gold,
four silver and three bronze medals. He also won the bronze medal at
the first demonstration event of the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984,
becoming the first Canadian Paralympic...

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