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Apr 25, 2019, 13:00 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada to offer streaming coverage of 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships, April 27 to May 4

- Canada's games will be available via the CBC Gem streaming service, Radio-Canada Sports app and website, and CPC Facebook page - 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships is the latest event in the...


Apr 17, 2019, 11:07 ET Stephanie Dixon to lead Canadian Paralympic Team in Tokyo as chef de mission

Dixon is a 19-time Paralympic medallist in swimming Will serve as chef de mission for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games as well She is also a coach, broadcaster, and public speaker OTTAWA, April 17, 2019...


Apr 08, 2019, 11:00 ET Thirteen swimmers nominated to Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games team

- Several NextGen swimmers will be experiencing their first Games - Lima 2019 will take place August 23 to September 1 OTTAWA and TORONTO, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The first athletes have been nominated ...


Mar 18, 2019, 15:19 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee launches public polling to select official mascot

- Online poll will run through April 18 - Three options include grolar bear, arctic fox, and beaver - Mascot will join team ahead of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games OTTAWA, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - As...


Mar 18, 2019, 12:54 ET National concussion guidelines announced for high performance sport in Canada

Click here to download photos and audio from the announcement (Photo: Dave Holland/COC) CALGARY, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's high performance sport community has announced national sport-related...


Mar 15, 2019, 14:16 ET Media advisory - Olympic and Paralympic sport partners to roll out new national high performance sport concussion strategy

CALGARY, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee will hold a media event on...


Mar 14, 2019, 14:49 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on Minister Duncan's gender equity announcement

OTTAWA, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced today targeted funding to support the increase of participation of women and girls in sport as...


Mar 13, 2019, 16:04 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on Minister Duncan's safe sport announcement

OTTAWA, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced today the introduction of an independent investigation unit and national toll-free confidential...


Feb 25, 2019, 00:17 ET Canadians celebrate triple medal day to cap off 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Brian McKeever wins gold, Mark Arendz captures sixth medal of the week with silver, Natalie Wilkie wins first individual silver, Derek Zaplotinsky posts third straight top-five finish PRINCE GEORGE,...


Feb 23, 2019, 18:11 ET Canada's Para nordic relay squad teams up to win silver at world championships

Natalie Wilkie, Emily Young, Mark Arendz and Collin Cameron capture seventh medal of week for Canadians PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's mixed relay team joined forces to win the...


Feb 21, 2019, 19:57 ET Mark Arendz celebrates silver in biathlon distance race at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Arendz racks up fourth medal of world championships with now two silver, two bronze PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Mark Arendz took advantage of a perfect day of shooting to win his fourth...


Feb 20, 2019, 18:10 ET Canada's Mark Arendz battles to biathlon bronze at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Derek Zaplotinsky celebrates career best fourth-place finish PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Mark Arendz completed his medal hat trick at the midway point of the 2019 World Para...


Feb 18, 2019, 21:29 ET Canada's Collin Cameron crowned world champion at Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Cameron wins first ever world championship sprint title, Natalie Wilkie finishes fourth, Emily Young sixth PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Collin Cameron rocketed to his first World ...


Feb 18, 2019, 17:55 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on Brian McKeever at Laureus World Sports Awards

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's most decorated Winter Paralympian of all-time Brian McKeever attended the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco on Monday. He was one of six nominees for...


Feb 17, 2019, 19:58 ET Mark Arendz wins back-to-back medals at World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Arendz captures 10th career world championship medal, Natalie Wilkie fourth in women's race PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Mark Arendz skied to the 10th World Para Nordic Skiing...


Feb 16, 2019, 21:22 ET Canadians celebrate double medal day to open World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Collin Cameron wins first ever world championship silver medal, Mark Arendz claims ninth medal with biathlon bronze PRINCE GEORGE, BC, Feb. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians Collin Cameron and Mark Arendz...


Feb 13, 2019, 12:14 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada to offer streaming coverage of Canada's quest for gold at 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing

Competition from Prince George, B.C. will be livestreamed February 16-24 via the CBC Gem streaming service, Radio-Canada Sports app and website, and CPC Facebook page 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing...


Feb 11, 2019, 12:42 ET ParaTough Cup events in Toronto and Calgary aim to raise funds for Paralympic sport across Canada

Fundraising event heading to Toronto on February 22 and Calgary on March 6 Held in support of providing athletes with a disability the resources to reach the next level Participants will try out...


Feb 10, 2019, 17:34 ET Joint CPC & COC statement regarding the CBC coverage

CBC article HERE Statement Regarding Safe Sport from: Tricia Smith, President, Canadian Olympic Committee Marc-André Fabien, President, Canadian Paralympic Committee TORONTO & OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2019...


Feb 08, 2019, 06:18 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on Russia

OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The International Paralympic Committee announced today that it will conditionally lift the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) by March 15, 2019. The RPC ...


Jan 29, 2019, 11:10 ET Multiple Paralympic medallist Benoit Huot announces retirement from competitive swimming

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - After more than two decades of Para swimming, Benoit Huot is announcing his retirement from the sport. "It's time to hang up my Speedo. It was the greatest of honours...


Jan 28, 2019, 13:59 ET Media Advisory: Benoit Huot press conference on Tuesday

OTTAWA and MONTRÉAL, Jan. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot invites the media to a press conference on Tuesday where he will share an important announcement regarding his career. WHO:...


Jan 27, 2019, 08:05 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - The International Paralympic Committee announced today it is moving the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships out of Kuching, Malaysia following the Malaysian...


Nov 14, 2018, 01:03 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on Calgary 2026 plebiscite unofficial results

CALGARY, Nov. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Calgarians took to the polls on November 13 to voice their opinions on hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and the unofficial vote tally has been...


Nov 12, 2018, 19:35 ET COC and CPC encourage Calgarians to vote Tuesday for Calgary 2026

TORONTO and OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee encourage the citizens of Calgary to vote on Tuesday November 13 and contribute to their ...