CPC ATTENDS CHEF DE MISSION SEMINAR FOR TORONTO 2015 PARAPAN AM GAMES

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.

Press Accreditation Expression of Interest now open for TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

On behalf of Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Organizing Committee:

TORONTO August 28, 2014 – Journalists, photographers and non-rights-holding broadcast organizations are invited to express their interest in receiving press accreditation for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Media Release - Canadian Parapan Am hopefuls ready for TO2015

Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates One Year to Go to the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

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OTTAWA, Ont., Aug. 7, 2014 – With today marking one year to go to the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the spotlight shining on athlete hopefuls training for Toronto.

What Canada did Sunday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 16, 2014 – The para-Nordic team had a super Sunday at the Paralympic Games as Brian McKeever won his third gold medal of the Games and sit skier Chris Klebl also won gold, for his first career Paralympic medal. Team Canada has finished the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ranked third among all nations in the gold medal count, achieving its performance target for these Games. Canadian athletes won seven gold, two silver and seven bronze medals in Sochi.

What Canada Did Sunday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games:

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Chris Klebl and Brian McKeever Celebrate Double Golden Sunday to Wrap Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Klebl skis to first Paralympic medal, McKeever chalks up 10th career gold

SOCHI, Rus., March 16, 2014 —Mission accomplished!

Canada’s Para-Nordic Ski Team wrapped up the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in thrilling fashion with a double-gold performance in cross-country skiing on Sunday.

In two of the most challenging classifications, Chris Klebl, of Canmore, Alta., shocked the world to win the men’s 10-kilometre sit-ski race, while Brian McKeever won his third gold medal of the week in the visually impaired category.

Para-alpine skier Josh Dueck to carry the flag for Canada at the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 16, 2014 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that para-alpine sit-skier Josh Dueck has been selected as flag bearer for Canada at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Canada’s National Sledge Hockey Team wins Bronze medal at Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

SOCHI, Russia – Canada’s National Sledge Team has won the bronze medal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, defeating Norway 3-0 in Saturday’s bronze medal game at Shayba Arena.

Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Canada wins gold in wheelchair curling at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Sochi, Russia, March 15, 2014 – Canada won an unprecedented third consecutive gold medal in wheelchair curling today at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, beating Russia 8-3 in the final this afternoon after beating China 5-4 in the semi-finals in the morning.

Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Canada blanked by U.S. in sledge hockey, will play for Paralympic bronze

SOCHI, Russia – Corbin Watson (Kingsville, Ont.) made 7 saves, but Canada’s National Sledge Team couldn’t find the back of the net and dropped a 3-0 decision to the United States in a Thursday semifinal at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

 

Williamson and Brush make spectacular comeback to claim bronze in Paralympic slalom

SOCHI, RUS. (March 13, 2014) - Canada's Chris Williamson, guided by Nick Brush, made a remarkable comeback from injury and a last-minute change to his guide by winning bronze in the men's visually impaired slalom on Thursday at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in what was Williamson's very first race of the 2013-14 season.

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