The 2017 Canada Summer Games have officially come to a close and to say that Team Ontario had shown up and performed would be an understatement.
There were 25 total ParaSport events at the Canada Summer Games, and Team Ontario medalled in 23 of those events. In fact, Ontarians medalled a total of 25 times, including, 14 Gold, 5 Silver, and 6 Bronze.
The London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships are officially over and what a Championships they were.
We saw some great competition from our Ontarian athletes, which included a podium finish.
From The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities
As Canada’s Minister responsible for Persons with Disabilities, I believe that our country’s diversity is our strength—and when we include people with disabilities, we create a stronger Canada for everyone. It is my pleasure to announce that launching this spring, for the first time in many years, an annual national week devoted to inclusion and accessibility.