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December 5, 2016

Canada wins opener at World Sledge Hockey Challenge opener on heels of Kevin Rempel’s retirement

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Canada’s national sledge hockey team began a new season on Sunday, Dec. 4 blanking Norway 3-0 at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge being held in the PEI capital.

Greg Westlake, Ben Delaney and Brian Sholomicki scored for the victors while Dominic Larocque was perfect in net as Cana...

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Photo of Team Canada in front of Athlete Village residence December 3, 2016

Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

OTTAWA – Dec. 3, 2016 – On the heels of a successful Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and looking ahead to Canada’s 150th birthday next year, the Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to celebrate today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as we continue to work with our partners on becoming a world leading Paralympic nation.

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December 1, 2016

Can Canada deny U.S. a third straight World Sledge Hockey Challenge title?

Canada’s rank as the most successful team in the 10-year history of the World Sledge Hockey Challenge is in jeopardy with this season’s tournament set for Charlottetown, PEI December 4 to 11 at MacLauchlan Arena. 

The two-time defending champion United States can, in fact, tie the Canadians for most tournament...

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November 29, 2016

Give the gift of sport this holiday season

 

Donations will help more kids with a disability get off the sidelines and on to the field of play

OTTAWA – Nov. 29, 2016 – Inspired by our Canadian Paralympians, many kids with a disability dream of the podium and one day representing Canada.

But sometimes, finances can be a hurdle.

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November 29, 2016

It is a Grandview to see kids with a disability participate in sports

It didn’t take long for Natalyn Hibbs, the physical literacy coordinator at the Grandview Children’s Centre, to see the impact of the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Parasport Jumpstart Fund campaign last year after the centre successfully applied for a grant.

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November 28, 2016

Canadians win medals in judo and swimming

 

(Judo Canada) Canadians Priscilla Gagné (Under 52 kg) and Justin Karn (Under 60 kg) both were both awarded silver medals at the 2016 Japan Open for Visually Impaired and Blind Judoka, which took place at the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo.

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November 23, 2016

Canadian para-alpine skiers ready to hit the slopes

 

 

Jean-Sébastien Labrie, the head coach of Canada’s para-alpine ski team, has been impressed how Paralympic and world champion Mac Marcoux and his new guide Jack Leitch have gelled over this fall’s training period.

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November 23, 2016

Levine recognized for her volunteer efforts

Paralympian Boccia player Alison Levine has been recognized for her volunteer efforts in her hometown of Côte Saint-Luc, QC. Levine has been recently awarded with the Royal Canadian Legion Brigadier Frederick Kisch Branch #97 Award. This award recognizes the youth volunteer of the year, a “leader of tomorrow”, for outstanding efforts in...

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November 16, 2016

Stephanie Dixon adds to legend with place in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Stephanie Dixon wants to share her passions for life, sport and being active with as many people as possible. That influence will spread even more now after the para-swimming star was recently inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

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November 15, 2016

Massie and Salt lead Canadian para-snowboard team in to 2016-17 season

Alex Massie of Barrie, Ont., and Michelle Salt of Calgary, Alta. lead a nine-member Canadian para-snowboard team to the opening stop on the 2016-17 World Cup stop at Landgraaf, the Netherlands this Thursday and Friday.

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