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April 26, 2017

Athletes in action: Paralympic Schools Week in full swing coast-to-coast

It’s on! All this week, Canadian Paralympic athletes are on the move and sharing their stories with students across the country, encouraging them to keep active and learn about the Paralympic movement.

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April 26, 2017

Rory Cooper confirmed as VISTA 2017 keynote speaker

The Seoul 1988 bronze medallist will pass on his knowledge at the scientific conference in September.

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April 20, 2017

Para swimmer Aurélie Rivard named Quebec’s athlete of the year

Shares award with speed skater St-Gelais

MONTREAL – Para swimmer Aurélie Rivard was named Quebec’s female athlete of the year at the international level, sharing the award with short track speed skater Marianne St-Gelais at the 44th Gala Sports Québec on Wednesday night.

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April 20, 2017

Canada wins record fourth title and hosts South Korea snags bronze at 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool

Canada shut down its arch rivals USA, 4-1, for a record fourth gold medal and host nation South Korea snagged the bronze medal with a 2-0 win over Norway on Thursday (20 April) at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool in Gangneung, South Korea.

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April 20, 2017

Paralympic medallist and Chef de Mission Todd Nicholson to make presentation at Abilities Centre

WHITBY, Ont. - April 20, 2017 – Todd Nicholson, a three-time Paralympic medallist in Para ice hockey and Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, will make a special presentation to students at the Abilities Centre on Wednesday, April 26 as part of Paralympic Schools Week 2017.

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April 19, 2017

The late Dr. Robert W. Jackson inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

 

Johanna Jackson holds portait of her father Dr. Robert W. Jackson (photo Twitter/Sylvie Bigras)

The late Dr. Robert W. Jackson, one of the founding members of the Canadian Paralympic movement, was among nine athletes and builders announced today (April 19) as Canada’s Sports Hall of ...

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April 19, 2017

PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Montreal on April 29 to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes

 

MONTREAL, April 19, 2017 – The PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will visit the hometown of some of the country’s most successful Paralympic athletes on Saturday April 29 at the Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard in Montreal, within the framework of the Défi sportif AlterGo, looking to discover future participants in Para sport.

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April 19, 2017

Canada to face USA for gold, South Korea to challenge Norway for bronze at 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool

Canada and the USA will meet in the gold-medal game for the third consecutive time and host nation South Korea will play Norway for bronze on Thursday, April 20, following their results at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool in Gangneung, South Korea.

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April 12, 2017

Tracey Ferguson retiring after 26 seasons on Canada’s national women’s wheelchair basketball team

Tracey Ferguson of Richmond Hill, Ont., is retiring as a member of Canada’s national women’s wheelchair basketball team, concluding a 26-year career.

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April 12, 2017

CANADA CRUISES TO WORLDS-OPENING WIN OVER NORWAY

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Greg Westlake (Oakville, Ont.) had a hat trick to pace the offence, and Canada’s National Sledge Team scored early and often in a 9-0 win over Norway to open the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship on Wednesday.

 

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