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Aug 07, 2014, 07:00 ET

Canadian Parapan Am hopefuls ready for TO2015! - Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates One Year to Go to the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

OTTAWA, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - With today marking one year to go to the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee...

Jul 11, 2014, 16:16 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee wins Most Valuable Amateur Sport Property award

OTTAWA, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is thrilled to have won the 2014 Most Valuable Amateur Sport Property award...

Feb 13, 2014, 14:39 ET

The Canadian Paralympic Committee applauds Federal Government for its continued commitment to sport for people with a disability

OTTAWA, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) applauds the Harper Government for its 2014 Federal Budget, which continued...

Feb 11, 2014, 18:47 ET

/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)/

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Feb 04, 2014, 14:30 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee launches Sochi 2014 campaign to build hype around games

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games on the horizon, Canadian sports fans are being treated to a provocative new...

Jan 26, 2014, 20:42 ET

Para-snowboarders Nominated To Canadian Paralympic Team For Sport'S Debut In Sochi

BIG WHITE, BC, Jan. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Three Canadian para-snowboarders have been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi...

Jan 25, 2014, 11:58 ET

Para-snowboarders To Be Nominated To Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team

BIG WHITE, BC, Jan. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canada Snowboard will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to...

Jan 21, 2014, 17:18 ET

Mix of veterans and young guns nominated to Canadian para-alpine team for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thirteen of the nation's best para-alpine skiers have been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the...

Jan 18, 2014, 15:00 ET

Canada's National Sledge Hockey Team roster nominated for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

CALGARY, Jan. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Hockey Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) announced Saturday the 17 players nominated to play for...

Jan 15, 2014, 17:57 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of Paralympic wheelchair basketball champion David Durepos and wishes him well in retirement

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great respect and admiration that the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of wheelchair...

Dec 06, 2013, 12:45 ET

Veteran-laden Canadian wheelchair curling team nominated for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

WINNIPEG, Dec. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - It will be a battle-tested team that that has been nominated to play for a third consecutive wheelchair curling...

Dec 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Activities continue to build awareness from playground to podium

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - With less than 100 days to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to...

Nov 27, 2013, 13:13 ET

The Canadian Paralympic Committee leads Media Consortium creating unprecedented broadcast coverage of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Four exclusive presenting partners Petro-Canada, Canadian Tire, Air Canada and CIBC to support new CPC initiative TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ -...

Nov 26, 2013, 08:00 ET

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Sochi 2014: Canadian Paralympic Committee to mark 100 days to Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games/

Brian McKeever headlines announcement on landmark news day for Canadian Paralympic Committee TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Ten-time Paralympic...

Nov 24, 2013, 18:54 ET

Canadian Paralympian Patrick Jarvis Elected To Third Term On Governing Board Of International Paralympic Committee

News Access HD video is available at www.sendtonews.com OTTAWA, Nov. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Paralympian Patrick Jarvis (Calgary, Alta.), was...

Nov 23, 2013, 17:29 ET

Canadian Photographer Receives International Media Award For London 2012 Paralympic Games Photo

News Access HD video is available at http://www.sendtonews.com?SK=cmmGqekLFo OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Edmonton Journal photographer Larry...

Nov 21, 2013, 08:01 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Sochi 2014: Canadian Paralympic Committee to mark 100 days to Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

Brian McKeever headlines announcement on landmark news day for Canadian Paralympic Committee TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Ten-time Paralympic...

Nov 11, 2013, 16:46 ET

Paralympic gold medallist honors veterans at national Remembrance Day Ceremony

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Paralympic gold medallist and local Sochi hopeful Marc Dorion (Bourget, Ont.) laid a wreath to honor Canada's war...

Nov 08, 2013, 09:00 ET

Second Paralympic High Performance Athlete Development Advisor appointed to enhance Canada's medal standings at future games

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Own The Podium and Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, is...

Nov 01, 2013, 15:51 ET

Canadian inventor of wheelchair rugby to receive International Paralympic Order

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Duncan Campbell (Vancouver, B.C.), the Canadian "Quadfather" acknowledged as the inventor of the sport of wheelchair...