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      June 22, 2012

      The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) has selected the 42 recipients of the 2012-13 Para-Equipment Fund, presented by Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business, and supported by Sport Canada.

      A total of 33 sport organizations representing numerous parasports and regions across Canada received a total of $136,236 from the Para-Equipment Fund. Due to the matching nature of the Fund by the recipient, a total of $272,472 was invested into the parasport system.

      “We are thrilled to be part of a program that helps to make adapted equipment more available to meet the needs of communities across the country,” said Steven Keith, Director of Brand Loyalty and Marketing Partnerships at Suncor Energy. “Grassroots parasport programs are so important because they provide an opportunity for people with a disability to become part of a vibrant sport community.” ...