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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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February 15, 2017

Canada’s Para-Nordic Team Wins Historic Bronze at World Championships

—Brian McKeever, Graham Nishikawa, Emily Young and Mark Arendz win first ever relay medal for Canadians—

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February 15, 2017

Mark Arendz Puts Silver Stamp on Para-Nordic Biathlon World Championships

FINSTERAU, Ger.—Mark Arendz had a Valentine’s Day date with the podium, earning a silver-medal at the World Para-Nordic Ski World Championships on Tuesday in Finsterau, Germany.

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February 13, 2017

Mark Arendz Crowned World Champion in Para-Nordic Biathlon

FINSTERAU, Ger.—Canada’s Mark Arendz struck gold on the opening day of the 2017 World Para-Nordic Ski World Championships, winning the men’s 12.5 kilometre standing biathlon race on Saturday in Finsterau, Germany.

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February 10, 2017

Two weeks to go until deadline for 2017 IPC Scientific Award

The winner of the award will give a keynote address at September’s VISTA conference in Toronto, Canada.

There are just two weeks to go until nominations for the highly prestigious International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Scientific Award close on 24 February 2017 and full details can be found at Read more of this article

February 9, 2017

Stilwell stores her racing wheelchair after golden career

Michelle Stilwell was a champion wheelchair basketball player and wheelchair racer. You could also call her a juggler with her ability to combine a career in high performance sports and politics.

Stilwell won gold medals at the 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games. She is the only Canadian female to be a...

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