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Mar 23, 2015, 10:10 ET

High-powered lineup of swimmers nominated to Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games Team

TORONTO, March 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The first athletes have been nominated for selection to the Canadian Paralympic Committee for its Toronto 2015...

Mar 13, 2015, 13:32 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee announces appointment of Peter Lawless as Ombudsperson for Toronto 2015 Parapan and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

OTTAWA, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is very pleased to announce that Peter Lawless, an accomplished lawyer and coach,...

Mar 10, 2015, 20:55 ET

Matt Hallat wins bronze in final race of his career on home course at Para-Alpine World Championships

PANORAMA, BC, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Three-time Paralympian Matt Hallat, of Squamish, BC won a hard-fought bronze medal at the 2015 IPC Alpine...

Mar 09, 2015, 13:47 ET

Benoit Huot's stolen medals replaced by Canadian Paralympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Canada

MONTREAL, March 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian Paralympic swimming star Benoit Huot of Montreal received his replacement medals today at a special...

Mar 08, 2015, 21:26 ET

Alana Ramsay leads the Canadian Team in 7th at the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Giant Slalom

PANORAMA, BC, March 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Another day of racing has wrapped up at the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championship, where Alana Ramsay of...

Mar 08, 2015, 12:04 ET

On behalf of the International Paralympic Committee: Canadian Chantal Petitclerc awarded International Women's Day Recognition by the IPC

As part of International Women's Day, Canada's most successful Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc has been recognised for her work within the...

Mar 07, 2015, 06:00 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates one-year anniversary of Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

OTTAWA, March 7, 2015 /CNW/ - It was one-year ago that the world gathered in Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. They were...

Mar 05, 2015, 20:05 ET

Marcoux claims silver, Canada's second podium at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

PANORAMA, BC, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's Mac Marcoux and brother BJ Marcoux (guide) skied hard during Thursday's Super-G (visually impaired)...

Mar 04, 2015, 21:22 ET

Marcoux brothers capture gold at the IPC world para-alpine championships

PANORAMA, BC, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste Marie, ON, guided by his brother BJ Marcoux, shaved a whopping four seconds off their...

Mar 02, 2015, 17:09 ET

cbcsports.ca To Stream Live Coverage of the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

World's best para-alpine skiers to compete at Panorama, B.C. March 4 to 10 PANORAMA, BC, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - On the eve of the one-year...

Mar 02, 2015, 11:00 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Fasken Martineau announce new corporate partnership

Official Legal Partner brings legal expertise and fundraising component to Paralympic movement OTTAWA AND TORONTO, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Feb 26, 2015, 08:00 ET

Athlete appearances and school resources available for Paralympic Schools Week 2015

OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is pleased to announce that registration is now...

Feb 11, 2015, 16:09 ET

Canadian Paralympic cyclist Shelley Gautier nominated for Laureus World Sports Award

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is thrilled to congratulate Paralympic cyclist Shelley Gautier on the...

Feb 10, 2015, 13:45 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee receives $30,000 grant from Milos Raonic Foundation in support of parasport

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is honoured and grateful to announce it is a recipient of a $30,000 grant...

Jan 13, 2015, 11:30 ET

Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates Karen O'Neill and sport leaders named to Most Influential Women list for 2014

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is celebrating today the naming of CEO Karen O'Neill and fellow sport...

Jan 07, 2015, 14:00 ET

A New Canadian Sport and Funding Partnership is Formed

COC, CPC and the CSIN unveil a new $3 million high performance sport and funding partnership, and rebrand as the "Canadian Olympic and Paralympic...

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...