Erica Scarff added to Paracanoe National Team

CanoeKayak Canada is pleased to add Erica Scarff to its National Team after being allocated an additional Paracanoe card through Sport Canada’s Athlete Assistance Program. Scarff is an LTA athlete and paddles at the Balmy Beach Canoe Club in Toronto. CanoeKayak Canada now has four carded Paracanoe athletes.


The Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games Chefs de Mission Seminar this week provided the opportunity to engage with the Toronto organizing committee on key areas in preparation for the Games.

Onsite for Team Canada were Chef de Mission Elisabeth Walker-Young, Assistant Chef de Mission Stephanie Dixon and CPC Games staff. They toured venues, participated in meetings and networked with international Games colleagues.

Media Advisory/Photo opportunity: Team Canada Chef de Mission to be announced for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

MONTREAL, Que., Sept. 3, 2014 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee will announce the individual selected to the role of Chef de Mission for Team Canada for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at a media event on Monday, Sept. 8 in Montreal – marking exactly two years to go until the start of Paralympic competition in Rio.

Photo Release and What Canada did Saturday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 15, 2014 – Saturday competition was highlighted by skiers Mac Marcoux and guide Robin Fémy capturing gold in the men’s giant slalom visually impaired division, adding to the two bronze medals they won earlier in the Games. Competition in team sports wrapped up today, with the Canadian sledge hockey team winning bronze and the wheelchair curling team winning gold.

Photo Release / What Canada did on Wednesday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 12, 2014 – Para-Nordic skier Brian McKeever’s second gold medal of these Games highlighted Canada’s fifth day of competition in Sochi, along with a silver-medal performance by para-alpine skier Kimberly Joines in the women’s sitting category, though still considered unofficial until an appeal process takes place tomorrow.