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London 2012 Team Canada

Meet the official Team Canada that will represent our amazing country on home soil at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games! 


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Tammy Cunnington August 3, 2015

Cunnington faces learning curve at Paralympics

Swimming has given Tammy Cunnington another chance at competing at the Paralympics.

The 39-year-old paraplegic switched from triathlon to swimming on the recommendation of her coach. Last December she entered her first swim meet.

Cunnington faced a steep learning curve. She went from swimming 750 meters...

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Beijing 2022 August 1, 2015

Beijing to stage 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

Source: IPC

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has sent its congratulations to Beijing, China, after the city was awarded the right to stage the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Friday (31 July).

Sir Philip Craven, IPC President,...

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Team Canada at London 2012 Paralympics July 31, 2015

Canadian Paralympic Committee Announces Team Canada For The 2015 Parapan American Games

TORONTO, July 31, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to announce the athletes, coaches and staff who will make up Team Canada at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto August 7-15.

Canada will bring a total of 216 athletes including 11 guides to compete in 14 of the 15 sports contested at the...

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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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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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