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Charity Motorcycle Ride and Classic Car Rally in Support of ‘Soldier On’

Our friends at the Gallant Knights Charity Sports Association are hosting their 1st annual Motorcycle Ride and Classic Car Rally in support of ill and injured veterans. Funds raised from the event will go to Soldier On / Sans Limites – a program of the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group… Read More

Nine Ontario Athletes Compete at 2019 Canadian Track & Field Championships

Ontario wheelchair athletes come away with 16 medals at National Championships This past weekend, nine Ontario Para-Athletics wheelchair athletes (T/F 51-57) competed in the 2019 Canadian Track & Field Championships. The event, hosted by Athletics Canada, took place at the Complex Sportif Claude-Robillard in Montreal, QC from July 25-28 and… Read More

Coaching Opportunity: Head Coach, Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program

ONPARA is currently seeking a passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individual to fulfill the role of Head Coach for the Team Ontario Junior wheelchair basketball program over the next four years leading up to the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Position: Head Coach, Junior Provincial Wheelchair Basketball Program Position Type: 1 year… Read More

Casting Call for Wheelchair Users in Various Roles

Jigsaw Casting is seeking individuals with a physical disability who use a regular and/or basketball wheelchair for various roles in a personal injury law campaign. Roles Hero Male (Keegan) – Male, ages 30-35. This person uses a regular wheelchair for mobility. Let us know if you play basketball and happen… 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

Casting Call for Men in Wheelchairs

Milo Casting is seeking men in wheelchairs for a national cough medicine campaign About You: You are a male of any ethnicity that requires a wheelchair You are approximately 25+ years of age You must be non union (not part of ACTRA)! You do not need previous on-camera experience. We… 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

Volunteer Opportunity: Board of Directors Member

The Ontario Para Network is looking to recruit an individual with expertise in the area of corporate sponsorship for a Director-at-Large position on our Board of Directors. Desired competencies include sport system knowledge and revenue generation expertise. Knowledge of adaptive sports is not required. Position: Board of Directors, Director-at-Large (Corporate… Read More

ONPARA Accepting Nominations for 2019 Ken Thom Memorial Coaching Award

Nomination period now open for inaugural Ken Thom Memorial Coaching Award On September 24, 2017, the Ontario Para Network lost its President, Ken Thom. Ken was a passionate, dedicated, and committed leader in the adaptive sports community, and a tireless advocate for athletes with disabilities and their families. Although Ken… Read More