CPC to require vaccination for Beijing 2022 Canadian Paralympic Team

Canadian Paralympic Committee

October 20, 2021

"Full vaccination is the most effective tool at our disposal"


OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, with support from its Board of Directors and Athletes’ Council, will mandate that all team members must be vaccinated in order to attend the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. 

“Our commitment to ensure the health and safety of each and every member of the Canadian Paralympic Team is of the utmost importance to us,” said Karen O’Neill, CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee. “Our efforts to keep the team safe were successful at the Tokyo Games, and building on that success our aim is to take the next step for Beijing with a vaccine mandate for the entire team – athletes, coaches, support staff, and contractors. Full vaccination is the most effective tool at our disposal as we continue our preparations for the Paralympic Winter Games.” 

The Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games takes place March 4-13, 2022. 

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