Wheelchair Sports Alberta to Launch Wheelchair Rugby Developmental Program

Wheelchair Sports Alberta to Launch Wheelchair Rugby Developmental Program

Wheelchair Sports Alberta, through the Bridging the Gap Program, will be offering free wheelchair rugby development sessions in Calgary starting this March. The sessions will…

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Parasport NB Launches Inspired. Active. Independent Campaign

Parasport NB Launches Inspired. Active. Independent Campaign

This past March, Para NB Sport & Recreation launched a series of daily videos featuring New Brunswickers with physical disabilities who lead active lifestyles. Christel Robichaud…

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Bridging the Gap Celebrates Caleb Brousseau’s Journey to the Sochi Paralympic Games

Bridging the Gap Celebrates Caleb Brousseau’s Journey to the Sochi Paralympic Games

(Vancouver, BC) – In 2008, a skinny kid who’d sustained a spinal cord injury in a snowboarding accident wheeled into the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Center…

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BTG Success Story: Saskatchewan's Mitch McIntyre

BTG Success Story: Saskatchewan’s Mitch McIntyre

Congratulations to Mitch McIntyre, this month’s Bridging the Gap Participant of the Month. Recently, Mitch McIntyre represented Team Saskatchewan for the first time when he competed in…

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BTG Welcomes New Saskatchewan BTG Coordinator Leanne

BTG Welcomes New Saskatchewan BTG Coordinator Leanne

Let’s extend a warm Bridging the Gap welcome to our newest BTG program coordinator: Leanne Schellenberg. Leanne was born and raised in Saskatoon and graduated…

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Bridging the Gap Launches A New Campaign To Recruit Wheelchair Athletes Who Can Walk

Bridging the Gap Launches A New Campaign To Recruit Wheelchair Athletes Who Can Walk

Come out to a game of wheelchair basketball or a wheelchair tennis match and you might be surprised to see many athletes stand up and…

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Para NB Sport & Rec Launches An Equipment Loan Service

Para NB Sport & Rec Launches An Equipment Loan Service

Congratulations to Para NB Sport and Recreation on the successful launch of their equipment loan service! The Para NB Equipment Loan Service will increase access…

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Schedule Set for Inaugural Prairie Cup Wheelchair Tennis Championships

Schedule Set for Inaugural Prairie Cup Wheelchair Tennis Championships

Manitoba Wheelchair Sports Association is proud to partner with Tennis Manitoba to present the inaugural 2013 Prairies Cup Wheelchair Tennis Championships at Kildonan Tennis Club…

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Bridging the Gap Participant of the Month: Dean Stoney

Bridging the Gap Participant of the Month: Dean Stoney

  Every year, hundreds of people with disabilities across Canada get their start in wheelchair sports thanks to the Bridging the Gap program. Our participants…

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