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Latest National Paralympic Committee Stories

2015-04-13 16:24:26

Congratulations to Jennifer Mactavish, Dean of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies and professor in the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson University. Media release on behalf

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.

2015-02-03 08:29:29

Deloitte's "Team USA Road Show" showcases its strengths-based culture and values to potential recruits NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-05-09 12:25:11

OTTAWA, May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Following four-time Paralympic swimmer Donovan Tildelsey's announcement of his retirement, the Canadian Paralympic Committee would like to congratulate him on a successful

2014-04-30 20:23:10

OTTAWA, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great appreciation that the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of 10-time Paralympic medallist Colette Bourgonje (Prince Albert, Sask.),

2014-02-22 12:20:18

BIG WHITE, BC, Feb. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Para-snowboarder Michelle Salt of Calgary, Alta.


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'.