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Canadaian athletes and sports builders honoured

Special ceremony sees London 2012 Paralympians recognised with Queen's Diamond Jubilee medals 23 Dec 2012
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Josh Cassidy is aiming to compete in three events at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

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Twenty five of Canada's Olympians and Paralympians and nine Paralympic builders gathered at Toronto's iconic Royal Ontario Museum on Friday (21 December) to be honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. The recipients were joined by Canadian Paralympic Committee Executive Director of Partnerships, Francois Robert, Canadian Olympic Committee CEO and Secretary General Christopher Overholt, and were each awarded the coveted medal by the Minister of State (Sport), the Honourable Bal Gosal.

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