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September 26, 2017

CPC mourns the passing of Paralympic coach Ken Thom

The athletics and Paralympic community is in mourning following the sudden and tragic death of Paralympic coach Ken Thom. Coach Thom died Sunday, Sept. 24, in Cape Town, South Africa, as a result of a scuba diving accident.

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September 25, 2017

PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Vancouver and Toronto to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes

VANCOUVER and TORONTO, [Sept. 25], 2017 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, is pleased to announce that the PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will be visiting Vancouver on Sunday, Oct. 22 and Toronto on Sunday, Nov. 26.

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September 25, 2017

Amsterdam to host VISTA 2019

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that the ninth VISTA conference for scientists and experts in Para sport will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands between 4-7 September 2019.

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September 23, 2017

Dr. Laura Misener discusses Paralympic sport’s social impact

Dr. Laura Misener of Western University in London, Ont., was Saturday’s keynote speaker at the VISTA 2017 Conference, taking place today  at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre and Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, in Toronto.. Her presentation was titled: The Paralympic Games and Social Impact: Beyond the Rhetoric.

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