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Team Canada

10 boccia athletes have been nominated to ‪Team Canada‬ for the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games! 

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Parapan American Games
August 7 - 15

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May 28, 2015

Wheelchair Rugby Takes Saskatoon By Storm in Final Domestic Event Before the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

Wheelchair Rugby Canada - (Saskatoon, SK) – The best wheelchair rugby players in the country – including Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games hopefuls – will meet in Saskatoon this weekend to compete in the 2015 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships. Wheelchair rugby is a hard-hitting, full-contact sport that will be making its...

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May 27, 2015

Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association selects boccia squad for nomination to the Parapan Am Games team

OTTAWA, May 27, 2015 – London 2012 Paralympic Games bronze medalist and world No. 1 Marco Dispaltro of Montreal headlines the 10 athletes selected to the boccia team, announced today by the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) for nomination to the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games team.

A total of 10 boccia...

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May 27, 2015

PODIUM SEARCH 2015 A Success In Victoria

Thank you to Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and partners who contributed to the success of this event held at Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE): Rowing Canada Aviron, BC Wheelchair Sports Association, Wheelchair Basketball Canada, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association, Cycling Canada, Triathlon Canada, and BC Adaptive Snowsports...

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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



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255 St-Rédempteur, Gatineau

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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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