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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Apr 1, 2021

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: As we move into April of 2021 the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 126 million with over 101 million recovered and 2,766,000 deaths. A number of new variants originating in the UK, South Africa and Brazil have recently been identified. In Canada we have over…

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Canada’s top Para athletes set to compete at Paralympic Winter Games in one year

Post courtesy Canadian Paralympic Committee – Beijing 2022 runs March 4-13, 2022 – Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium, including CBC/Radio-Canada and AMI, to bring live broadcast coverage of the Games across Canada Ottawa, March 4, 2021 – Canada’s Paralympians will be taking to the slopes, ski course, and ice at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Dec 9, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 68 million with over 47 million recovered and 1,550,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 5.2 %. In Canada we have over 423,000 cases, 12,700 deaths and 339,000 (80%) recovered. Some provinces continue to experience record numbers of cases…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Nov 16, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 52 million with over 36.7 million recovered and 1,290,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 5.2 %. In Canada we have over 278,000 cases, 10,700 deaths and 223,000 (80%) recovered. Canada is presently experiencing a significant increase in…

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Victoria’s Wendy Pethick named top Canadian sports scientist by Own the Podium

Post from Victoria Times-Colonist, October 25, 2020 View original post: https://www.timescolonist.com/sports/victoria-s-wendy-pethick-named-top-canadian-sports-scientist-by-own-the-podium-1.24227117 Only the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, not the humidity. That still awaits. Canadian athletes can thank Wendy Pethick if they acclimatize well to the 30-plus degree summer temperatures expected next year in Japan for the pandemic-delayed 2020 Plus One Olympics and Paralympics. The manager…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): Oct 21, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 world-wide is over 40.2 million with over 30.3 million recovered and 1.1 million deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 4.9 %. In Canada we have over 202,000 cases, 9,781 deaths and 167,112 (84%) recovered. The number of cases in Canada continues…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): August 13, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 20 million with over 13.5 million recovered and 746,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 7.4 %. In Canada we have over 120,000 cases, 8,900 deaths and 106,000 (89%) recovered. There are 4,685 presently active cases in Canada…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): July 15, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 13.5 million with over 7.9 million recovered and 582,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8%. In Canada we have over 108,450 cases, 8,800 deaths and 72,000 (66%) recovered. Of the 27,500 presently active cases in Canada 97%…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): June 30, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 10 million with over 5.5 million recovered and 504,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8 %. In Canada we have over 103,200 cases, 8,500 deaths and 66,000 (64%) recovered. Of the 28,500 presently active cases in Canada…

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Advisory on COVID-19 from SMAC (Sport Medicine Advisory Committee): June 17, 2020

SPORT MEDICINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE: (Excerpt) Disease Update: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is over 8.3 million with over 4.3 million recovered and 446,000 deaths. Mortality rate in Canada is 8%. Many countries are continuing to reopen aspects of their economies and loosen restrictions, and this is also happening in Canada. In Canada…