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March 22, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians applaud increased Federal Government support for Athlete Assistance Program in Budget 2017

 

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians are pleased with and grateful for the investment in sport announced in the 2017 federal budget this afternoon, in particular the 18 per cent increase to the Athlete Assistance Program of $25 million over five years, ongoing....

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March 21, 2017
March 20, 2017

Weekend round-up in Para sport: cross country skiing, alpine skiing, boccia, wheelchair fencing

Canada’s Chris Klebl capped off an incredible year that saw him fight back from being hospitalized less than three months ago to finishing his shortened season with a silver medal at the Para-Nordic World Cup Finals in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday.

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March 17, 2017

DOWNHILL CRYSTAL GLOBES

The Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team has been dominant on the World Cup circuit all season long. The team...

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March 13, 2017

PyeongChang success streak continues as Nordic and alpine teams combine for five medals at test events

Canadian Para Nordic and Para alpine skiers continued to deliver winning results today and over the weekend, combining for five medals at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games test events: a gold and silver in Nordic and a gold and two silver in alpine.

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March 10, 2017

Canadians win snowboard, biathlon medals at Paralympic Winter Games test events

PYEONCHANG, South Korea – Nordic skier Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I. and snowboarder Curtis Minard of Vernon, B.C., both won medals today at World Cup competitions, which also served as test events for next year’s Paralympic Winter Games.

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March 9, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates One Year to Go to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

OTTAWA, March 9, 2017 – With exactly one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games set for March 9 to 18, 2018, the Canadian Paralympic Committee is looking forward with great excitement to competing in South Korea.

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March 7, 2017

ParaTough Cup aces its first test

On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 16 teams from leading Canadian businesses assembled at the University of Toronto to compete and participate in the inaugural ParaTough Cup – Toronto. Each team participated in six different sport challenges to test their athleticism and fitness with the goal of becoming the first-ever ParaTough Cup champions.

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