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Research Study: Accessible/Adaptive Clothing Solutions

Ryerson University Fashion Design Students Requesting Your Input!  A team of fourth-year Ryerson University Fashion Design students are requesting your help with their project that is focused on developing accessible/adaptive clothing solutions for individuals with physical mobility needs. The team is interested in identifying clothing-related issues and investigating a viable… Read More

Research Study: Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy Project (SCI-UP) Dr. Anne Berndl of the Accessible Care Pregnancy Clinic at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has designed a survey that collects information on the experiences of women with spinal cord injuries regarding sexual health and pregnancy to… Read More

Casting Call for Meningitis Awareness

Seeking infants, children, teens, and young adults of diverse ethnic backgrounds who have experienced meningitis We at Mark Summers Casting are looking for individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds who have suffered from meningococcal disease (also known as meningitis) and would like to share their experience with others as advocates for vaccinating… Read More

In Memory of Catherine Nelson

Our community mourns the loss of a promising young wheelchair basketball athlete It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the news of the sudden passing of one of our young athletes, Catherine Nelson. Catherine passed away on the morning of April 24, 2020 at the age… Read More

ONPARA Announces 2020 Women’s Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Team

Senior Women’s provincial team selected for the 2019-2020 season championship The Ontario Para Network (ONPARA) is proud to formally announce the team originally selected to represent Ontario at the 2020 CWBL Women’s National Championship. The tournament was scheduled to take place in Amherst, Nova Scotia from April 3-5 but was… Read More

Research Study: Youth Athletes with a Disability

Validation of the TOPS-2 Questionnaire in Youth Athletes with a Disability A research study out of the University of Windsor is seeking athletes with a physical disability, between the ages of 15 to 24, to complete an online questionnaire measuring the use of psychological skills in sport. Purpose of the… 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