Mississauga Celebration Square will be screening daily highlights of the Paralympic Games, which began today in PyeongChang. The screening dates and times can be found below.
Did you know:
- The Canadian Paralympic Team at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games consists of 55 athletes competing across five sports. It is the largest team ever to represent Canada at the Paralympic Winter Games.
- Ontario is home to the most members of the Canadian Paralympic Team with 19 athletes hailing from the province. Following behind is Alberta with 10, British Columbia with nine, Quebec with seven, Manitoba with three, Saskatchewan with three and Prince Edward Island with two. Yukon and Newfoundland and Labrador each have one athlete.
- The team consists of 30 veterans, 25 rookies, 3 guides including Jack Leitch for Mac Marcoux, Graham Nishikawa and Russell Kennedy for Brian McKeever. There are 18 medallists from previous games, 17 athletes competing in Para ice hockey, 14 in Para Nordic, 12 in Para alpine skiing, 7 in Para snowboard and 5 in wheelchair curling.
- The youngest member of the team, Natalie Wilkie from Para Nordic, is 17 years old and the oldest member, James Anseeuw from wheelchair curling is 58 years old.
- Additional information can be found on Team Canada’s website.
Paralympic Games: Screening Schedule on Mississauga Celebration Square