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July 25, 2015

Canadian Paralympic Committee President, Dr. Gaetan Tardif on future Olympic & Paralympic Bid

“Over the past weeks, we have seen the City of Toronto shine as it hosted the Pan American Games. We saw a vibrant community open its doors to some of the world’s best athletes and celebrate the Canadian Team’s achievements while generating national pride across the country. The city of Toronto has...

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July 23, 2015

Football seven-a-side team selected for nomination to Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

(July 23, 2015 – OTTAWA, ONT.)  -- Canada Soccer is pleased to announce the 14 players selected for nomination to represent Canada in 7-a-side football at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games set for August 7-14.

The Canadians are coming off a 10th place finish at the World Championships in London. They...

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July 20, 2015

Wheelchair tennis team selected for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

 

(July 20, 2015 – OTTAWA, ONT) -- Tennis Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee are pleased to announce the four-member wheelchair tennis team selected for nomination to represent Canada at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games from August 7-15.

The selected players are Joel Dembe of Toronto and...

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Paralympians race to silver and bronze on rain-soaked track in Glasgow August 1, 2014

Paralympians race to silver and bronze on rain-soaked track in Glasgow

Canada’s Paralympians contributed to the Canadian athletics team’s medal tally Thursday night at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning silver and bronze medals in the 1500-metre wheelchair races.

Under pouring rain and heavy humidity, Diane Roy (Sherbooke, Que.) aggressively led the women’s race the entire way until edged at the...

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June 2, 2014

Heores tour 2014

Last updated: June 2, 2014 – 2:00 pm EST


TIME NAME ADDRESS ATHLETES/GUESTS

OTTAWA / GATINEAU – June 4

9:00 am -10:00 am EST

École secondaire de l’Île

255 St-Rédempteur, Gatineau

Olivier Jean, Sébastien Fortier

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April 16, 2014

Jim Flaherty: A difference maker for Canadians living with a disability

The image many Canadians have of Jim Flaherty is of the federal finance minister who helped guide Canada through the crushing 2008 economic crisis. To them he was a businessman, someone focused on numbers and dedicated to his country's fiscal health.

Many other people saw a different side of Mr. Flaherty. They witnessed a father with a...

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