Wheelchair Basketball

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

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

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

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

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