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Media Advisory - Athletes Set To Inspire Students Coast To Coast During Canadian Paralympic Schools Week 2013

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - It is with great pride and enthusiasm that schools and communities across the country will welcome some of the country's top athletes with a disability as guest speakers next week - many of them multiple Paralympic Games medallists - as part of Canadian Paralympic Schools Week 2013, presented in partnership with Petro-Canada.

Spreading the message of "Get Involved," athletes will deliver inspiring and motivational presentations to students from Victoria, British Columbia, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and up to Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Media are invited to attend the athlete presentations, to take photos, and to conduct interviews with students, staff and visiting athletes. Please RSVP by contacting the school directly or Alison Korn at the Canadian Paralympic Committee at

WAVE 1: Participating Schools - Paralympic Schools Week 2013


Meadowfields Community School ( Yarmouth, NS), Dave Waters (para-canoe), Feb. 22, 8:45 a.m.

Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School ( Yarmouth, NS), Dave Waters (para-canoe), Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m.

École Madeleine-Bergeron ( Sainte-Foy, QC), Josh Vander Vies (boccia), Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m.

École des Écrivains ( Quebec, QC), Josh Vander Vies (boccia), Feb. 22, 1:00 p.m.

Rockland YMCA ( Rockland, ON), Patrice Dagenais (wheelchair rugby), Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m.

Thousand Islands Elementary School ( Lansdowne, ON), Todd Nicholson (sledge hockey), Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m.

Vincent Massey Public School ( Ottawa, ON), Jason Dunkerley (athletics), March 1, 8:30 a.m.

Bell High School ( Nepean, ON), Todd Nicholson (sledge hockey), Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m.

St. Angela Catholic School ( Toronto, ON), Tyler Miller (wheelchair basketball), Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m.

James Robinson Public School ( Markham, ON), Tyler Miller (wheelchair basketball), Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m. The Honorable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), to attend.

W.H. Day Elementary School ( Bradford, ON), Tyler Miller (wheelchair basketball), March 1, 1:30 p.m.

Parkinson Centennial Public School ( Orangeville, ON), Tyler Miller (wheelchair basketball), March 1, 11:15 a.m.

Glenbow Elementary School ( Cochrane, AB), Jaye Milley (para-cycling), Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m.

Iqaluit, Nunavut (various locations), Richard Peter (wheelchair basketball), Feb. 20-22

Due to unprecedented demand, a second wave of presentations are currently being booked and will be announced next week. These include:

O'Connell Drive Elementary School ( Porters Lake, NS)

IWK Compass Program ( Halifax, NS)

Forest Glen School ( Moncton, NB)

École Soeur-Saint-Alexandre (Lamèque, NB)

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