Canada takes the stage at opening ceremony
Led by flag bearers Para hockey player Greg Westlake and wheelchair curler Ina Forrest the Canadian contingent of Paralympians marched in the opening ceremonies at the Beijing Winter Paralympics.
For a full recap of the opening ceremony, visit cbc.ca.
Paralympic Notes: Day 1 of competition will see Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak compete in the biathlon 6-kilometre event, scheduled to begin March 4 at 10:15 p.m. (SK time). Saskatoon’s Ken Babey will be behind the bench leading the Para hockey team in the preliminary round robin game against the United States. Puck drop is scheduled for March 4 at 11:05 p.m. (SK time).