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2013-11-27 12:23:18

Four exclusive presenting partners Petro-Canada, Canadian Tire, Air Canada and CIBC to support new CPC initiative TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - With 100 days to go to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) today unveiled an unprecedented, fully accessible broadcast and electronic media plans for the most comprehensive coverage ever offered in Canada for a Paralympic Games - more than 65 hours of broadcast and up to 350 hours of digital...

2013-11-26 08:25:43

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport) will participate in a major announcement about the 2014 Sochi Paralympics Games on Wednesday. The news conference is being hosted by the Canadian Paralympic Committee. This advisory is subject to change without notice. The details are as follows: Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. EST Place: Mattamy Athletic Centre...

2013-11-26 08:24:30

Brian McKeever headlines announcement on landmark news day for Canadian Paralympic Committee TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Ten-time Paralympic medallist Brian McKeever will join the Canadian Paralympic Committee for a celebration and major announcement on November 27, marking 100 days to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games will take place from March 7 to 16 and include six sports: para-alpine skiing, para-snowboard,...

2013-11-26 08:24:15

MILAN, November 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaster Group's event management subsidiary takes Olympics ceremonies and live productions guru Ric Birch on board. Filmmaster Group is the Producer of Rio 2016 Olympic Ceremonies. Filmmaster Group announces today the appointment of Australian event producer Ric Birch to the role of Executive Producer at Filmmaster Events, the group's subsidiary that specialises in event...

2013-11-23 20:21:14

News Access HD video is available at http://www.sendtonews.com?SK=cmmGqekLFo OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Edmonton Journal photographer Larry Wong has received the prestigious Paralympic Media Award for Best Photo for his stunning image of Canadian swimmer Benoit Huot celebrating victory at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The winning photo was taken on August 30, 2012 and captures Huot's emotion after winning Canada's first gold of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. With the...

2013-11-21 08:24:51

Brian McKeever headlines announcement on landmark news day for Canadian Paralympic Committee TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Ten-time Paralympic medallist Brian McKeever will join the Canadian Paralympic Committee for a celebration and major announcement on November 27, marking 100 days to go until the start of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games will take place from March 7 to 16 and include six sports: para-alpine skiing, para-snowboard,...

2013-11-11 16:23:14

OTTAWA, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Paralympic gold medallist and local Sochi hopeful Marc Dorion (Bourget, Ont.) laid a wreath to honor Canada's war veterans on behalf of Canadian Paralympic athletes at the national Remembrance Day ceremony this morning in Ottawa. "As a Paralympian training for the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, it was an honour to be a part of the Remembrance Day ceremony," said Dorion, a member of Canada's National Sledge Hockey Team. "Having a grandfather...

2013-11-08 08:25:47

OTTAWA, Nov. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Own The Podium and Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Absolon as Paralympic High Performance Athlete Development Advisor, based in Toronto, Ont., at the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario. Absolon is the second Paralympic High Performance Athlete Development Advisor. His work will complement that of Jean-François Rapatel who was appointed to the same...

2013-11-01 16:22:43

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Duncan Campbell (Vancouver, B.C.), the Canadian "Quadfather" acknowledged as the inventor of the sport of wheelchair rugby, will receive the prestigious Paralympic Order for lifetime contributions to the Paralympic movement, the International Paralympic Committee announced today. The Paralympic Order is the highest tribute a person connected with the Paralympic movement can achieve. It will be presented on November 23 at the 2013 Paralympic Awards in...

2013-10-31 08:28:20

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), will make a major announcement on November 5, 2013 in support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport's work in anti-doping. Representatives from each of the organizations, as well as a Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athlete will be available for interview opportunities. Who: The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)...