ONPARA Launches 2021 GivingTuesday Campaign

Help make an impact in the lives of athletes with physical disabilities by supporting our ‘Bridging the Gap’ program this GivingTuesday The giving season is upon us, and the Ontario Para Network (ONPARA) will once again be participating in GivingTuesday – the world’s largest generosity movement, taking place each year… Read More

Job Posting: Wheelchair Basketball Canada High Performance Coordinator

ONPARA is sharing this job opportunity on behalf of our partners at Wheelchair Basketball Canada High Performance Coordinator Terms of Contract Full-time position (40 hours per week); Travel will be required; Located at the WBC National Training Centre in Scarborough, Ont. Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) has an immediate opening for… Read More

Casting Call: Ontario/Quebec Adults for Paid National Commercial

Milo Casting is seeking English and/or French-speaking adults from Ontario and Quebec who have received one of the following tax benefits and would like to share their stories: Canada child benefit: A parent with their child/children, under the age of 18, who has received the Canada Child Benefit within the… Read More

Casting Call: Kids with Disabilities for CBC Kids Program

Kids for CBC Kids CBC Kids is looking for outgoing kids to participate in an upcoming program which helps kids and families recognize, talk about, and take action against racism. Seeking kids 5-8 years of age of all ethnicities, genders, and abilities Submission Information: Record a 1 minute video of… Read More

Casting Call: Athletes With Physical Disabilities

Powerhouse Casting seeking individuals with a physical disability who play sports Powerhouse Casting in Toronto is seeking athletes who have a physical disability for a National credit card commercial. The right candidates are between the ages of 13 to 50. We are looking for all genders and ethnicities. Seeking individuals… Read More

Six Ontario Athletes to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis National Championships

Team Ontario headed to Montréal to contend for national titles The Ontario Para Network wishes the best of luck to the six Ontario athletes who will be competing this weekend at the 2021 Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships. This event will mark the participants’ first opportunity to return to the… Read More

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday November 17, 2021 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. The meeting will be held virtually over Zoom. Ontario Para Network is currently seeking a Board member for a Director at Large position – please see the position description below. AGM 2020-21 Notice and… Read More

Job Opportunity: Wheelchair Basketball Canada Event Manager

ONPARA is sharing this job opportunity on behalf of our partners at Wheelchair Basketball Canada IWBF 2026 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships Event Manager Position Type: Full Time Job Location: Ottawa (work remotely) Employment Type: Employee Expected Start Date: January 3, 2022 Overall Scope of the Position: Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC)… Read More

ONPARA Bids Farewell to Provincial Coach Paul Bowes

Bowes to pursue new coaching opportunity in Germany The Ontario Para Network is saddened to announce the departure of Paul Bowes as Provincial Coach of our Senior Women’s wheelchair basketball team. “Bowesy,” as he is affectionately known throughout the wheelchair basketball community, has been at the helm of the Ontario… Read More

Casting Call: Child amputee (age 10-14) who plays soccer

Jigsaw Casting is seeking a Child Amputee, age 10 to 14 who plays soccer for a Public Campaign Encouraging Ambition in Children! Jigsaw Casting is looking for a Boy or Girl Amputee, age 10 to 14, who plays soccer. They must be residing in the General Toronto area. Open to… Read More