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 – 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

Casting Call for Children With Disabilities

In search of children with disabilities across Canada for a Telus Public Service Announcement Jigsaw Casting is currently seeking children with a disability for a Telus Public Service Announcement (PSA); this PSA is to support the Friendly Future Foundation. Roles We are looking for the following Individuals, open to all… Read More

Casting Call for Teenage Wheelchair User

Toronto Talent Agency is seeking a teen in a wheelchair for a Disney production Seeking: Teen who uses a wheelchair, aged 14-19 years old Date: Monday June 17, 2019 Location: Mississauga, ON Production: Secret Society (Disney film) Rate: $36/hr Application: Please email the following information to 1) Full name… Read More

FitSpirit Seeking Female Ambassadors

Do you want to inspire and motivate teenage girls to be active? FitSpirit is seeking dynamic, passionate female athletes who inspire teenage girls and motivate them to be physically active on a daily basis! What is FitSpirit? FitSpirit partners with schools and community organizations to provide activities that get young… Read More

Seeking Francophones with a Disability for Documentary

AMI-Télé documentary about youth with disabilities Documentary: A production company is looking for francophones with a disability (ages 16-22) to share their experience of transitioning to adulthood, and how services available have changed. If interested, contact Pour un documentaire: Une compagnie de production est à la recherche de francophones… Read More

Job Opportunity: Graphic Designer (Summer Student)

ONPARA is seeking a Graphic Designer with a specific interest in the sport sector. The candidate will work with ONPARA’s staff, athletes and communications volunteers to draft content in support of programming and events. Position: Graphic Designer (Summer Student) Position Type: Contract – 8 weeks @ 35hrs/week Location: ON – Metro Toronto… Read More

Job Opportunity: Communications Assistant (Summer Student)

ONPARA is seeking a creative individual with strong written and verbal communication skills. The candidate will support all ONPARA communications and social media activities. This position will appeal to students in a journalism, public relations, or communications program. Position: Communications Assistant (Summer Student) Position Type: Contract – 8 weeks @… Read More

Ontario Club Teams Head to 2019 CWBL National Championship

Team Ontario well represented at National Championship ONPARA is wishing good luck to its two Ontario wheelchair basketball club teams competing this weekend at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) National Championship. The event takes place every spring as competitive club teams from across Canada compete for the title… Read More