Seven set to shine in 2016: Canadians included on IPC’s “Ones to Watch” list

Zak Madell

Zak Madell is already accustomed to being the in the spotlight as the national wheelchair rugby team’s super scorer. So it was hardly surprising that the 21-year-old Okotoks, Alta., resident, was one of seven Canadians named as athletes to watch for 2016 by the International Paralympic Committee.

Rio 2016 Tour Touches Down In Calgary With Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc

Local athletes demonstrate wheelchair basketball and thank supporters

Morgan Bird, Chantal Petitclerc, Stefan Daniel, Chad Jassman

Canada’s Stefan Daniel Wins World Paratriathlon Championships in Chicago

—Teen sensation secures Canada a Paralympic spot in Rio—

Stefan Danei - photo: Triathlon Canada

CHICAGO—Canada’s Stefan Daniel can now forever call himself World Paratriathlon Champion!

Petitclerc and O’Reilly impressed at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Chef de Mission seminar

Chantal and Norm at Rio 2016 Chef de Mission seminar

Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc, Assistant Chef de Mission Norm O’Reilly and CPC staff have joined more than 200 international delegates in Rio this week for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Chef de Mission seminar.

Canadians secure more spots as one-year countdown to Rio begins

Rowing team with bronze medal

Canada has recently gained spots for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in para-canoeing and para-rowing thanks to exceptional performances at the world championships in both sports.

Rio 2016 Media Accreditation Request

Deadline: 14 September, 2015

Dear Media, 

365: that's how many days are left until the first start signal at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. In 365 days, thousands of paralympians will have the opportunity to realize a cherished dream: defending their country's colours, achieving the extraordinary and the unimaginable, and inspiring us all. 

Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc announces Canadian Tour to promote Paralympic sport

Benoit Huot, Chantal Petitclerc, Philippe Gagnon, David Eng

MONTREAL, September 8, 2015—With one year to go until the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Chantal Petitclerc, Chef de Mission for the Canadian Paralympic team, is taking the opportunity to announce a national tour to promote Paralympic sport across the country.

Norm O’Reilly Named Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

O’Reilly to pair with Chantal Petitclerc to lead the Paralympic Team’s quest for gold

Canada Packs its Bags for Rio!

Defi Sportif

Montreal, May 2, 2015 – There are some memories that are forever engraved in the mind. One such memory will surely be Team Canada’s win in double BC4 against Brazil, during the final match of the BISFed 2015 Americas Team and Pairs Boccia Championships, which took place Saturday in Montreal during the Défi Sportif AlterGo.

Canadian Paralympic Committee announces appointment of Peter Lawless as Ombudsperson for Toronto 2015 Parapan and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

OTTAWA, March 13, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is very pleased to announce that Peter Lawless, an accomplished lawyer and coach, has been appointed Team Canada’s Ombudsperson for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Peter Lawless