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Latest Canadian Paralympic Committee Stories

2015-05-04 12:24:21

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 nominated to the Canadian Paralympic Committee

2015-04-29 16:27:40

22 piece kit pays homage to the Canadian flag TORONTO, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Today in Toronto, Canada's iconic retailer, Hudson's Bay unveiled the official Team Canada Collection

2015-03-13 16:23:34

OTTAWA, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is very pleased to announce that Peter Lawless, an accomplished lawyer and coach, has been appointed Team Canada's Ombudsperson

2015-03-09 16:27:54

MONTREAL, March 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian Paralympic swimming star Benoit Huot of Montreal received his replacement medals today at a special ceremony held at École Joseph Charbonneau, with

2015-03-08 12:20:48

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

2015-03-07 08:20:53

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

2015-03-02 16:28:28

World's best para-alpine skiers to compete at Panorama, B.C.

2015-03-02 12:27:16

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


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.