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NPC Canada impressed with Toronto 2015 progress

The Canadian Paralympic Committee recently had a chance to tour venue sites for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

Toronto 2015 The next Parapan American Games will be held from 7-14 August 2015 in Toronto, Canada. © • Canadian Paralympic Committee
By IPC

"We look forward to seeing these plans come to fruition and for the chance for Team Canada to compete on home soil, at the best ever Parapan American Games."

Following venue site visits and briefings this week with Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games organisers (TO2015), the Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to see the headway being made and work being done to ensure the Parapan American Games will go off without a hitch.

"TO2015 has a vision for these Games that will create unforgettable experiences for the athletes, an invaluable legacy for the region and unprecedented visibility for para-sport," said Jennifer Larson, Director of Sport for the Canadian Paralympic Committee.

"We look forward to seeing these plans come to fruition and for the chance for Team Canada to compete on home soil, at the best ever Parapan American Games."

With all 15 sports contested in Toronto also acting as qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Games will showcase the best athletes in the Americas and the Caribbean.

Functional areas included in this week's briefing included sport, venues, villages, arrivals/departures and transport, security and accreditation, accommodations and National Paralympic Committee services..

Canadian Paralympic Committee staff also viewed from the outside the venues under construction.

The Parapan American Games will be held from 7-14 August 2015.