Greater Victoria Welcomes Back Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Athletes

VICTORIA, BC – Greater Victoria athletes and coaches who competed in the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Games were celebrated today in a public event at Centennial Square in Victoria. Athletes and coaches signed autographs and mingled with kids at activity stations provided by event partners the City of Victoria, PISE (Pacific Institute for Sport…

BC-Linked Athletes Shine at the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games

VICTORIA, BC – After a record breaking week of competition at the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games, British Columbia-linked athletes and guides captured 30 medals for Canada. Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, ViaSport, the PacificSport provincial network and the BC Games Society would like to congratulate the athletes,…

BC Athletes Big Part of Team Canada’s Success at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

Vancouver, BC – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific) would like to congratulate the athletes, coaches and support staff from British Columbia, as well as the entire Canadian Toron Team, for an outstanding performance at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. British Columbia-linked athletes came home from the Games with 63 medals, winning 29 per…

Stephanie Dixon named Canada’s Assistant Chef De Mission for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that three-time Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon (Brampton, Ont. now living in Whitehorse, Yukon) has been named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Dixon competed at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and won a total…

Four-Time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young named Canada’s Chef De Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

TORONTO – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that four-time Paralympic swimmer Elisabeth Walker-Young (North Vancouver, B.C.) has been named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Walker-Young competed at four Paralympic Games in swimming, winning six medals (three gold, one silver and two bronze). She was Team Canada’s…