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Research Study: Test of Performance Strategies-2 [TOPS-2]

Athletes Aged 15-24 With a Physical Disability Needed!  A new research study out of the University of Windsor is searching for athletes with a physical disability, between the ages of 15 to 24, to complete an online questionnaire an assist in gathering information regarding the tailoring of specific psychological skills… Read More

Statement of Cancellation – Wheelchair Basketball

STATEMENT REGARDING WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL SANCTIONED EVENTS Following recent developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, all wheelchair basketball sanctioned events scheduled before April 6th have been postponed or cancelled. This includes the upcoming GLC Division 2 (Open) and Division 3 (Minis) tournaments scheduled for Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 29th, respectively…. Read More

2020 Junior East Wheelchair Basketball Championship Cancelled

STATEMENT ON 2020 JUNIOR EAST WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP (March 12, 2020 – FREDERICTON, N.B.) The 2020 Junior East Wheelchair Basketball Championship has been cancelled. Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) and host Parasport New Brunswick made the decision due to ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled to take place… Read More

ONPARA Announces 2020 Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Team

Junior provincial team selected for the 2019-2020 season championship The Ontario Para Network (ONPARA) is proud to formally announce the team selected to represent Ontario at the 2020 Junior East Regional Championship in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Following a series of selection and training camps that look place between September 2019… Read More

Casting Call for Adults with Physical Disabilities

Seeking individuals with a physical disability, alongside Indigenous, LGBTQ, and other community members for a mental health campaign Jigsaw Casting is seeking individuals with a physical disability, aged 18-80, for a mental health Public Service Announcement in Toronto. Mental health heavily influences our quality of life, so it makes sense… Read More

Wheelchair Basketball Athletes Head to Orillia for Ontario Winter Games

Ontario’s next generation of athletes to play in 3×3 preparation tournament The 2020 Ontario Winter Games are coming to Orillia and neighbouring municipalities Barrie, Oro-Medonte, Rama and Severn, from February 27-March 1, 2020. The multi-sport event is expected to include 3,500 athletes, coaches, officials and dignitaries as part of the… Read More

Research Study: National Physical Activity Measurement [NPAM]

Athletes Aged 4-17 With a Physical Disability Needed!  This study out of the University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, and York University, looks to understand the physical activity, screen time, and sleep behaviours of children and youth (ages 4 to 17 years) with disabilities. With over 500 participants thus… Read More

Variety Village Rolling Rebels Crowned Division 1 League Champions

Rebels close out near-perfect season with provincial league title Over the weekend of February 22-23, the London Forest City Flyers welcomed the top wheelchair basketball teams from across Ontario to the FlightExec Centre in Dorchester for the Great Lakes Conference Division 1 (Competitive) League Championship. The tournament included all four… Read More

Research Study: Sport Experiences

Athletes Aged 14-21 with a Physical Disability Needed!  In partnership with the Canadian Disability Participation Project, York University School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences is looking for youth aged 14-21 with a physical disability to share their experience participating in sport for a new study titled Positive Youth Development: Adopting… Read More

Research Study: Skin Sensitivity in Leg Amputation

Subjects with Leg Amputation Needed for Study on Sensation Thresholds in the Leg You are invited to participate in a study to investigate the changes in vibration and pressure detection thresholds at the residual limb following vibration electrical stimulation. Participation Criteria: Healthy male and female volunteers with lower extremity amputation… Read More