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March 3, 2017

Two world titles for Canada on opening day of para-cycling track worlds

Tristen Chernove (CPC file photo)

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2017 – Canada had a very strong start to the Para-Cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles on Thursday, with Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, BC, and Ross Wilson of Sherwood Park, Alberta, each winning world titles in their respective ca...

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March 2, 2017

Gotell relishes role as new CPC’s Athletes’ Council Chair; additional athletes named to Council

 

 

OTTAWA (March 2, 2017) As was the case when she was a star on the Canadian Para swimming team, Chelsey Gotell can be expected to be a strong and powerful presence as the new Chair of the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Athletes’ Council.

And the 31-year-old osteopathy student also wants to le...

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February 21, 2017

John Edwards wins world paddling Award for lifetime achievement.

OTTAWA, ON (February 21, 2017) — John Edwards has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Canoe Federation’s World Paddling Awards. Edwards is Chair of the ICF’s Paracanoe Committee and was the...

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February 21, 2017

Paralympic trailblazers named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2017

OTTAWA, Feb. 21, 2017 – Paralympic swimming medallist and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, the Honorable Carla Qualtrough, is among a group of five uniquely accomplished individuals named today as the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame’s inductees for 2017, who will be officially inducted at a gala on April 7 in Ottawa.

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February 19, 2017

Canada’s Para-Nordic Squad Adds to World Championship Medal Haul Winning Gold and Bronze in Middle Distance Cross-Country Ski Races

FINSTERAU, Ger.—Canada’s Para-Nordic Cross-Country Ski Team capped off a dream week at the World Championships by adding a gold and bronze to their medal haul in Finsterau, Germany.

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