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Jun 10, 2015, 09:00 ET

Judo Canada selects four athletes for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games team

OTTAWA, June 10, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - On the heels of a seventh-place finish in the Under 60kg category for Guelph, Ont. native Justin Karn at the...

Jun 09, 2015, 15:00 ET

Table Tennis Canada selects eight athletes for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games team

OTTAWA, June 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Table Tennis Canada has selected eight athletes for nomination to represent Canada at the Toronto 2015 Parapan...

May 04, 2015, 11:00 ET

Sitting volleyball squads nominated to the Canadian Paralympic Committee for Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

MONTREAL, May 4, 2015 /CNW/ - With qualification for Rio in their sights, athletes for both men's and women's sitting volleyball teams have been...

Apr 13, 2015, 13:48 ET

IPC announce 2015 Paralympic Scientific Award winner

Congratulations to Jennifer Mactavish, Dean of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies and professor in the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson...

Apr 10, 2015, 17:22 ET

Paralympic skiers Chris Williamson and Matt Hallat announce retirements

Media release on behalf of Alpine Canada Alpin: AFTER 17 YEARS WILLIAMSON, ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST DECORATED PARA-ALPINE ATHLETES ANNOUNCES...

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...