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2014-03-04 16:24:52

Unprecedented coverage includes more than 90 hours of fully accessible TV broadcasts and more than 250 hours of digital streaming across all CPC Broadcast Consortium platforms CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage will also be available as video-on-demand content via TELUS Optik TV, Rogers and the Canadian Paralympic Team Mobile App Tweet this release: http://ow.ly/ucavq TORONTO, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games begin Friday, March 7 and CBC is Canada's...

2014-03-04 16:24:15

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Team Canada will announce the flag bearer for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games on Wednesday March 5, at 11 a.m. local time at the Main Press Centre in Sochi. The press conference will be immediately followed by media interview opportunities in Sochi with the newly-named flag bearer, Team Canada Chef de Mission Ozzie Sawicki, and Canadian Paralympic Committee Executive Director of Sport Catherine Gosselin-Després. In addition, a phone...

2014-03-03 20:21:19

OTTAWA, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Our Canadian Paralympic athletes have been training and preparing for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games - an incredible milestone in their sport careers. As Minister of State (Sport), I was looking forward to the opportunity to cheer them on as they compete against the world's best in Sochi. However, given Russian President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine, the Government of Canada will not send an official government...

2014-03-03 12:25:02

SOCHI, Russia, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games set to begin in just four days, the Canadian Paralympic Committee would like to celebrate and thank long-time premier partner Pfizer Canada Inc., who have gone above and beyond their sponsorship agreement and made an additional financial contribution to the Canadian Paralympic Team. Pfizer Canada is the CPC's longest standing corporate partner, a relationship that dates back to 1996. "Canada's...

2014-03-03 12:24:13

SOCHI, Russia, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - It was another busy morning today at the Adler/Sochi International Airport as Canadian Paralympic athletes and coaches continued to arrive for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games set for March 7 to 16. Today the defending Paralympic champion Canadian wheelchair curling team arrived in Sochi, along with the remaining members of the para-alpine ski team and the first group of athletes from the para-Nordic skiing and biathlon team. Wheelchair...

2014-03-02 16:20:16

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski team arrived in Sochi this afternoon for the Paralympic Games set for March 7 to 16. Para-alpine competition begins on March 8 with men's and women's downhill. Para-alpine arrival in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca. Photo 1: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I00008MDTbLeBp3U Sochi, RUSSIA - March 2, 2014 - Chris Williamson and Kirk Schornstein from Canada's Para-Alpine Team...

2014-03-01 16:20:21

SOCHI, Russia, March 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's National Sledge Team held its first practice today at Shayba Arena in advance of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, to be held March 7 to 16. They begin tournament play on Sat. March 8 against Sweden. Sledge hockey practice in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca. Photo 1: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I0000AxXP0Ehd0Ak CAPTION: Sochi, RUSSIA - March 1, 2014 - Team Canada Sledge Team hits the ice for their...

2014-02-28 16:22:20

SOCHI, RUSSIA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's National Sledge Team are the first Canadian athletes to arrive in Sochi for the Paralympic Games, to be held March 7 to 16. The sledge hockey players are staying at a hotel tonight and will move in to the coastal athletes' village tomorrow. They begin tournament play on Sat. March 8 against Sweden. Sledge hockey team arrival in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca. Photo 1:...

2014-02-28 08:23:11

OTTAWA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities today announced the second year of their commitment to the Parasport Jumpstart Fund, an initiative which helps kids with disabilities from financially disadvantaged families participate in organized sports and recreational programs. Investment in the 2014 Parasport Jumpstart Fund will increase from $100,000 to $150,000 to help even more kids living with disabilities get in the...

2014-02-26 12:22:55

SOCHI, RUSSIA, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great anticipation and pride that the Canadian Paralympic Committee today announced the athletes, coaches and staff who will make up Team Canada at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, to be held March 7 to 16. Canada will bring a total of 54 athletes to compete in all sports contested at the Sochi Paralympics: sledge hockey, wheelchair curling, para-alpine skiing, para-snowboard, para-Nordic skiing and biathlon. This total...