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2015 Courage Canada Youth Blind Hockey Camp officially underway!

The 2nd annual Courage Canada Youth Blind Hockey Camp is underway  in Burnaby, BC. The camp features four days of daily on-ice practice sessions, the opportunity to play in a Blind Hockey game with members of the local Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey Team, as well as an introduction to a variety of other adapted sports. The 2015 camp has an added element of excitement with the first ever Canadian National […]

July 21, 2015  /  Comments Off
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Courage Canada makes its first stop in Winnipeg

Courage Canada ran its first youth learn-to-skate program in Winnipeg this week, giving 15 local area youth who are blind or partially sighted the opportunity to strap on skates and hit the ice. See and share the CBC story here. See and share the Winnipeg Sun story here. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend

April 24, 2015  /  Comments Off
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2015 USA Hockey Disabled Festival – Blind Hockey showcase this weekend in Buffalo, NY

2015 USA Hockey Disabled Festival – Blind Hockey showcase this weekend in Buffalo, NY Courage USA Ice Hockey for the Blind has partnered with USA Hockey to hold a Blind Hockey showcase at this weekend’s upcoming 2015 USA Hockey – Disabled Hockey Festival in Buffalo, New York.  The USA Disabled Hockey Festival brings together sledge hockey, deaf hockey, standing amputee hockey, and special hockey, and now for the first time […]

April 9, 2015  /  Comments Off
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Barrie youth take to the ice

26 skaters who are blind or partially sighted took to the ice In Barrie this week. For some, it was their first time strapping on skates. See and share the story here. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend

April 8, 2015  /  Comments Off
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Courage Canada Blind Hockey Showcase recap

What an amazing event at Burnaby 8 Rinks last week! A big thank you to the Vancouver Canucks Alumni Association and their players who took to the ice alongside the Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey team for a mixed roster game last week, showcasing the sport to over 100 spectators. Prior to the game, Courage Canada hosted a youth learn-to-skate program, giving many blind and partially sighted participants their first opportunity […]

March 23, 2015  /  Comments Off