Sport for Para-athletes has existed for more than 100 years but it was not until after World War Two that it became widely introduced to help veterans injured in the conflict recover.
Canada’s Chantal Petitclerc, the most-decorated female track Paralympian of all time, is among five new inductees into the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Visa Hall of Fame, it has been announced.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has invited nominations from its membership for its annual International Women's Day Recongition award.
Canada's most decorated female Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc has met with Rio 2016 hopefuls in Calgary on the second stop of her countrywide tour ahead of this year’s Paralympic Games.
Canada's most decorated female Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc has begun a tour of the country which is aimed at getting her compatriots of all abilities involved in sport.
Award-winning CBC broadcaster Scott Russell will be the master of ceremonies for the upcoming Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Hall of Fame induction ceremony, it has been announced.
Wheelchair racing legend Chantal Petitclerc headlines a group of seven individuals named as the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame's inductees for 2015, who will be officially celebrated at a Gala next month in Ottawa.
A national tour is set to take place in Canada with the aim of promoting Paralympic sport in the country ahead of Rio 2016.
Chantal Petitclerc, the Paralympic legend who is set to serve as Canadian Chef de Mission at Rio 2016, has received an honorary degree from the University of Toronto.
Norm O'Reilly has been appointed assistant Chef de Mission for the Canadian team at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, to play a supporting role for Chantal Petitclerc.