PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Vancouver and Toronto to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, is pleased to announce that the PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will be visiting Vancouver on Sunday, Oct. 22 and Toronto on Sunday, Nov. 26. PARALYMPIAN SEARCH is an exciting program designed to identify future potential Paralympic athletes. It is a…

COC Adds Three Athlete Mentors to PyeongChang 2018 Mission Team

MONTREAL – On Tuesday morning, Team Canada’s PyeongChang 2018 Chef de Mission, Isabelle Charest, announced the appointment of three Athlete Mentors who will help provide support and guidance to competing Canadian athletes. Selected from an extensive list of applicants, the appointees are Olympians Jeane Lassen (Whitehorse, Yukon), Vincent Marquis (Quebec City, Quebec) and Julien Bahain…

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Helps Team BC Reach New Heights

VANCOUVER – The Team BC delegation of 354 athletes, 52 coaches, 22 mission staff and 27 managers and technical support staff garnered a record 146 medals at the 2017 Canada Games that concluded Sunday in Winnipeg and two-thirds of those podium berths were recorded by athletes registered with the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific or an…

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

TORONTO – Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.…