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Media Room

Rick Hansen Foundation media releases


Back to Ag campaign a success!
June 17 2014

New social media campaign to help injured farmers get #BacktoAg
May 29 2014

Utilisez les médias sociaux pour aider les agriculteurs victimes d’accidents à faire leur #AgriRetour
May 29 2014

Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects Partners With Rick Hansen Foundation
May 06 2014

Canadian and Chinese experts join forces to improve the lives of those living with paralysis after spinal cord injury around the world
April 16 2014

L'Ontario: Investir dans la recherche essentielle pour transformer des vies
April 01 2014

Ontario Government: Investing in Critical Research to Transform Lives
April 01 2014

Manitoba government invests $3 million in services, support for Manitobans with spinal cord injuries
March 04 2014

Rick Hansen receives prestigious Excellence Canada Award recognizing outstanding leadership
October 30 2013

Government of Canada Advances Knowledge and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury
June 05 2013

Federal Government to Make Announcement Regarding Spinal Cord Injury Research
June 04 2013

Rick Hansen invites FCM Mayors to Promote Accessibility on planat.com
May 31 2013

Richmond backs Rick Hansen Foundation's planat to promote accessibility
May 29 2013

Rick Hansen Public School Officially Opens in Aurora, Ontario with Inspiring Messages from Two Canadian Heroes
April 18 2013

Rick Hansen Foundation Grants $20M Towards Research for Cures for Paralysis After Spinal Cord Injury
April 12 2013

Rick Hansen Foundation Receives $1 Million Donation
April 11 2013

26 Rick Hansen Foundation Difference Makers awarded QEII Diamond Jubilee Medals for creating exceptional change nationwide
February 06 2013

Background on newly released financial statements
November 02 2012

Premier and MLAs Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour
May 02 2012

Renewed Federal Government Investment Gives Further Hope to Canadians living with Spinal Cord Injury
March 29 2012

Rick Hansen Celebrates Great Canadian Difference Makers in an Evening of Inspiration
March 27 2012

Rick Hansen Foundation celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities by announcing Interdependence 2012 Global Conference and Exposition
December 02 2011

Rick Hansen Foundation launches Global Accessibility Map
October 12 2011

Rick Hansen commences 25th Anniversary Relay in Cape Spear
August 24 2011

RICK HANSEN WELCOMES GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA AS PATRON OF THE 25th ANNIVERSARY
August 16 2011

Art Reitmayer joins the Rick Hansen Foundation as Chief Executive Officer
July 12 2011

Rick Hansen meets with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to discuss accessibility
June 22 2011

Rick Hansen concludes China tour at Hong Kong SCI Youth Rally
April 21 2011

Rick Hansen to collaborate with China Rehabilitation Research Center, Peking Third Hospital and China Disabled Persons' Federation
April 14 2011

Rick Hansen sets many in motion on the Great Wall of China
April 12 2011

Rick Hansen asks Canada to sign-up 7,000 difference makers for 25th Anniversary Relay
April 05 2011

Man In Motion to Inspire Many in Motion with Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay
February 01 2011

Rick Hansen Institute and Accreditation Canada to develop first ever standards for spinal cord injury care and services in Canada
January 12 2011

Rick Hansen concludes Middle Eastern tour by meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres
December 07 2010

Rick Hansen continues Middle Eastern tour, visits Israeli Terry Fox Memorial, signs spinal cord injury registry agreement
December 02 2010

Rick Hansen returns to Jordan to celebrate Man in Motion World Tour 25th Anniversary
November 30 2010

Man In Motion World Tour’s Theme Song Celebrates 25 Years
September 07 2010

The Rick Hansen Foundation Welcomes Sue Paish to its Board of Directors
August 23 2010

Official Statement – Governor-General Announcement
July 08 2010

8th ANNUAL RICK HANSEN WHEELS IN MOTION ROLLS PAST $1 MILLION MARK
June 14 2010

Rick Hansen Man In Motion Totem Pole Gets Rededication in Duncan, BC
June 10 2010

QUEENSLAND PREMIER ANNOUNCES FIRST INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP WITH RICK HANSEN INSTITUTE
April 30 2010

Canada's Man In Motion Inspires the World at 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremonies
March 12 2010

RICK HANSEN FOUNDATION COMMENDS FEDERAL CONTRIBUTIONS IN 2010 BUDGET
March 04 2010

RICK HANSEN HONOURED TO PARTICIPATE IN LIGHTING OF THE 2010 OLYMPIC CAULDRON
February 13 2010

Man In Motion to carry Olympic Torch in Richmond
January 27 2010

VANOC names eight honorary mayors for Olympic and Paralympic Villages
December 07 2009

PREMIER OPENS WORLD-LEADING SPINAL CORD INJURY CENTRE
November 18 2009

Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium Partners with the Rick Hansen Foundation for Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
June 24 2009