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Paralympic Schools Week 2015

More Than 31,000 Students Participate In Paralympic Schools Week 2015!

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Parapan American Games
August 7 - 15

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Parasport Jumpstart Fund

 The Parasport Jumpstart Fund helps support the costs of sports & recreational programs for children 4-18 years old.

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Canadian Paralympic FUNdamentals physical literacy resource is now available.


May 14, 2015

More than 31,000 students participate in Paralympic Schools Week 2015

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Petro-Canada Paralympic Schools Week 2015 produced record numbers as thousands of students from across Canada were wrapped in Paralympic spirit, learned about parasport and headed home informed, inspired and motivated.

More than 31,000 students from 320 schools participated in the...

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May 12, 2015

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

OTTAWA, MAY 12, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that world-renowned sport business and marketing expert, Norm O’Reilly, originally of Lindsay, Ont., has been named Team Canada’s Assistant Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016...

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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



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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