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le July 8, 2008

CPC announces Canadian team for the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games in China

 

The athletes will be accompanied by about 120 coaches, medical staff and other support team members.
“We are all looking forward to the excitement of the thirteenth
Paralympic Summer Games,” said the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Chef
de Mission for the Canadian team Debbie Low. “This will be an
opportunity ...

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le July 3, 2008

Canadian Paralympic Committee to announce the 2008 Canadian Paralympic Team in Montreal

Chinese lion dancers will entertain, and some Chinese munchies will be available for the media.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Holiday Inn Select (Hibiscus AB Room), 99, Viger Ouest av., Montreal, Quebec, H2Z 1E9.

WHO:   Speakers:

Chantal Petitclerc, Athletics
Benoit Huot, Swimming
Henr...

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le July 3, 2008

Canadian Paralympic Committee to announce the 2008 Canadian Paralympic Team in Vancouver

 

WHEN: Tuesday, July 8, 2008, from 10 a.m.

WHERE: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Gardens (Hall of One Hundred Rivers), 578 Carrall St., Vancouver, BC
                Media can enter the Hall through the double-door entrance off Carall Street.

WHO:   Speakers:

Shauna Maria Whyte, Handcycling (and 2010 hopeful in skii...

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le June 30, 2008

Canadian Paralympic Committee hosts sports demos in conjunction with Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa

 

Guests will have a chance to meet some members of the Canadian
Paralympic team heading to the Beijing Paralympic Summer Games, running
from Sept. 6-17 in China.

Podi, the mascot for the CPC’s online schools program sponsored by
Petro-Canada, will be onsite to greet families and hand out stickers,
pencil...

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le June 26, 2008

The "Feel the Rush" Quebec Tour stops in Gatineau this Friday

 

The goal of Feel the Rush, a grassroots public awareness campaign
from the Canadian Paralympic Committee that is being delivered in
Quebec with the help of Défi sportif, is to increase the number of
Canadians with a disability who "feel the rush" of confidence and
empowerment that comes with enjoying sport on ...

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