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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

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

How to Watch the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Broadcast and live streaming schedules available for the Paralympic Games The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will run from Tuesday, August 24 to Sunday, September 5, 2021. CBC will offer daily broadcasts totalling 68 hours of television coverage — more than ever before — including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Hosted… Read More

Fourteen Ontario Athletes Named to Team Canada for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Three women and 11 men from Ontario will represent Canada in wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis in Tokyo As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held their Closing Ceremony last Sunday to signal the end of the 17-day global affair, inevitably, for those in the parasport community, the countdown… Read More

Caldwell and Combdon Named 2020 ONPARA GivingTuesday Ambassadors

ONPARA is proud to introduce Cody Caldwell and Candice Combdon as our 2020 GivingTuesday Athlete Ambassadors!   Cody & Candice both know first-hand the tremendous impact that sport plays in the rehabilitation & recovery process and the overall health of people with disabilities, and they want to pay it forward… Read More

Athlete Profile – Rob Shaw

“I feel like I’m competing not just for myself but for the dozens and dozens of people who are out there supporting me” Rob Shaw began his relationship with competitive tennis as a coach, for the stand-up game. He coached stand-up tennis for about three years before his injury. After… Read More

Four Canadians Named to Wheelchair Tennis Team for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

– All four players will be making their Parapan Am debuts Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/four-canadians-named-wheelchair-tennis-team-lima-2019-parapan-am-games Ottawa, July 22, 2019 – Four wheelchair tennis players will be making their Parapan American Games debuts in Lima next month, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Tennis Canada announced Monday. Lima 2019 marks the… Read More

Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Rosters Selected for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

– Men’s and women’s teams will be playing for spot in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/canadian-wheelchair-basketball-rosters-selected-lima-2019-parapan-am-games Ottawa, July 18, 2019 – The 24 wheelchair basketball players who will compete for gold for Canada at the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games next month have been selected, as… Read More

Wheelchair Rugby Athletes Named to Canadian Parapan Am Team for Lima 2019

– Seven athletes return from team that won gold four years ago in Toronto – Lima 2019 takes place August 23 to September 1 Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/wheelchair-rugby-athletes-named-canadian-parapan-am-team-lima-2019 Ottawa, July 15, 2019 – Wheelchair Rugby Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the 12 athletes selected to represent Canada… Read More

Nine Ontario Athletes Selected to Wheelchair Rugby National Team Program

(Ottawa, ON) Wheelchair Rugby Canada is proud to announce the names of the athletes selected to the 2019 National Team Program. A five-day selection camp was held at the Richmond Olympic Oval in March to evaluate and train the top wheelchair rugby players from across the nation. “This year’s Selection… Read More