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Dec 04, 2014, 13:26 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Jean-Luc Brassard on appointment as Rio 2016 Chef de Mission

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased today to congratulate Jean-Luc Brassard, the Olympic champion freestyle...

Dec 03, 2014, 09:16 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee Celebrates 2014 International Day Of Persons With Disabilities

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Amid growing excitement for the upcoming Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and the Year of Sport in Canada, the...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:34 ET

Media Release - From Playground to Podium: Give the gift of sport this season

Visit Paralympic.ca/donate OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Sport giving is in the spotlight this year on Giving Tuesday as the Canadian Paralympic...

Nov 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Drs. Goudie and Marshall named Chief Medical Officers for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce the appointments of Dr. Richard Goudie (Barrie, Ont.) as...

Nov 13, 2014, 14:39 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Sochi 2014 flag bearer and para-alpine ski champion Josh Dueck on career

OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to congratulate three-time Paralympic medallist Josh Dueck (Kimberley,...

Nov 11, 2014, 17:04 ET

Photo Release / Flash quote: Paralympians lay wreaths across Canada for Remembrance Day

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Some of Canada's most accomplished Paralympic athletes paid their respects to Canada's veterans in Remembrance...

Nov 07, 2014, 20:00 ET

Canadian Paralympic coaches honored at Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala

OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Many of Canada's most accomplished Paralympic coaches were honored tonight with Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence...

Oct 22, 2014, 21:01 ET

Wheelchair basketball coaching legend Tim Frick becomes first Paralympic coach to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Wheelchair Basketball Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulate legendary wheelchair basketball...

Oct 21, 2014, 10:18 ET

Three-time Paralympian Stephanie Dixon named Canada's Assistant Chef De Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at www.SendtoNews.com. High-resolution photos can be downloaded at...

Oct 10, 2014, 12:19 ET

Reminder: Press Accreditation Expression of Interest open for TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Journalists, photographers and non-rights-holding broadcast organizations are invited to express their interest in...

Oct 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee unveils world-leading Paralympic FUNdamentals physical literacy resource for schools across Canada

NOTE TO EDITORS: High Definition video available for download at www.sendtonews.com Free resource for educators in Canada sets a leading standard...

Sep 19, 2014, 15:59 ET

Top Sochi athletes, team and coaches celebrated at Canadian Paralympic Committee 2014 Sport Awards Ceremony

NOTE TO EDITORS: High Definition video available for download at www.sendtonews.com TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Athletes in para-alpine...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:14 ET

Five-Time Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc named Canada's Chef De Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at SendtoNews.com. MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is...

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

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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...