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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

Casting Call for Male Wheelchair Basketball Players

Milo Casting is seeking wheelchair basketball players for a national stills campaign for Participaction! About You: You are an individual who uses a wheelchair to play basketball You are a man aged roughly 25-40 yrs of age Genuine and authentic real people with infectious smiles and a positive spirit! Those… Read More

Casting Call for Men Who Use Wheelchairs

Milo Casting is looking for men that require a wheelchair to get around for a Cannabis Trade Campaign! About You: You are a male, living with a visible disability You are roughly 45 – 60 yrs of age You require a wheelchair to get around.  Genuine and authentic real people… Read More

Nine Ontario Athletes Selected to Wheelchair Rugby National Team Program

(Ottawa, ON) Wheelchair Rugby Canada is proud to announce the names of the athletes selected to the 2019 National Team Program. A five-day selection camp was held at the Richmond Olympic Oval in March to evaluate and train the top wheelchair rugby players from across the nation. “This year’s Selection… Read More

ONPARA Announces Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Provincial Team

Women’s provincial teams selected for the 2018-2019 season championships For the 2018-2019 season, the Ontario Women’s Provincial Program has grown to include two formal teams – the Senior Women’s Team and Development Women’s Team. This is in part due to ONPARA’s increased focus on recruitment and retention of female wheelchair… Read More

Toronto Raptors Game Ball Delivery Opportunity

Your chance to present the game ball at a Toronto Raptors game is back! Through our partnership with Ontario Basketball we have been presented with the amazing opportunity to once again take part in the Toronto Raptors Game Ball Delivery program! One lucky OWSA wheelchair basketball athlete between the ages… Read More

OWSA Announces Team Ontario Roster for 2019 Canada Games

Wheelchair basketball athletes and staff selected to represent Ontario (November 5, 2018 – Toronto, ON) The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association (OWSA) is proud to formally announce the team selected to represent Ontario at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta. Following a series of selection camps that look… Read More

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting will take place on Tuesday November 27, 2018 at 6:30pm at the offices of the Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association: 100 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 101 Toronto Ontario M4A 1B3. Nomination forms can be found on our Board of Directors page in the ‘About Us’ section of our… Read More

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball

OWSA seeks full-time Coordinator The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to coordinate wheelchair basketball grassroots initiatives. Position: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball Term: Full time – 1 year contract with potential for ongoing renewal Location: ON – Metro Toronto Area with travel across the Greater Toronto… Read More