Sports

UFIT Canada Force Launching World Fitness Expo Toronto

Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation (UFIT) is a global social change movement, led by the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Fitness, Sport, Recreation & PE and IHRSA. UFIT aims to increase fitness opportunities for people with disabilities by connecting fitness clubs and centers; with local disability service providers and groups; and allied professionals. Read more: fitnessbusinesscanada.com

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Invictus Games Toronto 2017

Countdown until the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 is on! Just thought you might like to get a head start to map out your calendars on when you plan to attend. Please note that: ·  Opening and Closing ceremonies will be held at the Air Canada Centre ·  Archery will be held at Fort York ·  Golf…

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The Flying Stars premieres on Canadian TV March 6

  The Flying Stars leap out of Canadian TVs! Join us for this premiere on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 pm, free to all on CBC’s Documentary Channel. Check your local listings for the channel number (i.e. 325). Read more: http://www.flyingstarsdoc.com

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The Toronto 2017 North American Indigenous Games

Welcome to the 2017 Toronto North American Indigenous Games which will take place from 16 to 23 July 2017.   This event cannot run smoothly without the hard work and dedication of thousands of helping hands! We are looking for over 2000 volunteers, including sport specialists, protocol, medal ceremonies, event services, medical volunteers, accreditation, opening and…

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First Canadian Wheelchair Dancesport Competition at the Ontario Open Championships on October 22, 2016

Toronto, ON – WHEEL DANCE is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Ontario DanceSport and Canada DanceSport for the first Canadian Wheelchair DanceSport Competition at the Ontario Open Championships. This inaugural event, which will take place on October 22, 2016 at the Thornhill Community Centre (7755 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill), will feature the excitement and beauty…

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SkateABLE Fall/Winter Skating

DSAT wants to thank the Stein family for sponsoring this program and helping to lower the cost of participation. SkateABLE™ is Canada’s first truly inclusive ice skating program. Through the use of adaptive skating equipment, persons with any form of physical or developmental disability can participate in “stand-up” ice skating classes. Their goal is to…

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Family Yoga

6 week Fall Session $10.00 per class/ per family Wed October 19 to Wed November 23 Time: 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm 1712 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1H 2V5 RSVP to Sarah Winter 647-729-1633 or [email protected]

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Theatre, Storytelling, Dance and more this Fall!

At the Miles Nadal JCC ALL programs are open to people of all abilities. Their Access and Inclusion Community Advisory and Youth Advisory Committees guide programming with people with disabilities and their families in mind. Check out the amazing lineup of fall programming! The Miles Nadal JCC’s accessible saltwater pool re-opens September 6 with new…

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Support the YELLOWCARD Campaign

The main event will take place in Toronto at SpeakEasy21, 21 Adelaide Street West. Chief Mark Saunders will be joining other celebrities and guests sharing in the message and meaning of the campaign. For those individuals in the downtown core, feel free to stop by and take the pledge (if you haven’t already done so).…

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Toronto must do better for people with disabilities

(Photo: www.thestar.com) The ParaPan Am games had great potential to tear down stereotypes that hold back the 1.8 million Ontarians with disabilities, writes David Lepofsky. Yet poor marketing meant that half of the tickets never sold. Toronto must do better for people with disabilities By: David Lepofsky Toronto Star: August 19, 2015 www.thestar.com: Toronto must do…

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