Wheelchair Rugby

Seven Ontario Wheelchair Rugby Athletes Headed to World Championship

Wheelchair Rugby Canada announces team for 2018 World Wheelchair Rugby Championship Wheelchair Rugby Canada is proud to announce the 12 athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada at the 2018 World Wheelchair Rugby Championship, to be held in Sydney, Australia, between August 5th and 10th. The athletes nominated to the… Read More

Torch Bearer Nominations Open for Canada Games Torch Relay

MNP Canada Games Torch Relay The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is now accepting nominations for torchbearers! Please consider nominating a deserving community member or yourself by completing the online application form at: https://canadagames.ca/2019/mnptorchrelay Nomination deadline: Saturday, June 30 at 4:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. ET) The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is a significant… Read More

Ontario Crowned Wheelchair Rugby National Champions

Ontario earns back-to-back championship wins in Division 1 and Division 2 For the 2nd year in a row, Ontario captured National titles at the Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championship, which was held at the impressive Shane Homes YMCA in Calgary, Alberta last weekend. The event was hosted by Wheelchair Sports Alberta… Read More

Nine Ontario Athletes Named to Wheelchair Rugby National Team Program

Wheelchair Rugby Canada announces its 2018-2019 National Team Program athletes (Ottawa, ON – Mar. 29th) The Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) is pleased to announce the names of the 18 athletes selected to the Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Team Program for 2018-2019. From March 4th to March 8th, a selection… Read More

OWSA Announces Draft List of 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Nominees!

DRAFT List of 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Ontario Card Nominations Announced! The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2017-18 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected… Read More

Quest For Gold: 2017-2018 Selection Criteria Released

Quest For Gold (OAAP) information released for the 2017-2018 season The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association, with the approval of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport, has made public the selection criteria and application details for the Quest for Gold program (Ontario Athlete Assistance Program) for all four of its sports: Wheelchair… Read More

Ontario Dominates at 2017 Wheelchair Rugby Nationals

Team Ontario sweeps both divisions at this year’s Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championship (Ottawa, ON – May 31st) A dominant Team Ontario swept both divisions at this year’s Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championship, which were held from May 26th to May 28th at the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre in Hamilton… Read More

Casting Call for Women with Disabilities

The Casting Group seeks women with visible disabilities for cereal commercial CASTING CALL: A cereal company is looking for real women for various roles in a new non-union campaign shooting in Toronto. Locals only. We are offering a payment of up to $4,050 for whoever is selected to be featured. ROLES… Read More

Nine Ontario Athletes Selected to Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Team Program

Wheelchair Rugby Canada Announces its 2017-2018 National Team Program Athletes  (Ottawa, ON – Mar. 16th) The Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) is pleased to announce the names of the 20 athletes selected to the Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Team Program for 2017-2018. From March 4th to March 9th, a 22-player… Read More

Dave Willsie Named as National Wheelchair Rugby Assistant Coach

Wheelchair Rugby Canada Announces Tokyo 2020 Coaching Team (Ottawa, ON – Feb. 28) The Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) announced today that Patrick Côté has been hired as the new head coach of the Canadian wheelchair rugby national team. David Willsie, a three-time Paralympic Games medalist, will be joining the… Read More