Top 5 Daily Parapan Picks


It’s the first day of the Parapan Am Games! Thinking of being part of TORONTO 2015? There are so many great sport and entertainment options available that we thought you might like a little help narrowing down the options, so we asked our experts to make some recommendations.


Day 1 - Saturday, August 8


1) Swimming – more records to fall at spectacular new pool

Spectators and athletes were in awe of the new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House and the incredible atmosphere it provided during the Pan Am Games. Located on the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus, the pool will be one of the places to be during the Parapan Am Games. World-class swimmers from Canada and the Americas will be out to win medals and break records in front of cheering supporters. Preliminary sessions will be in the morning starting at 9 a.m. (Buy Tickets) with medals finals in the evening at 5 p.m. (Buy Tickets).


2) Wheelchair basketball – teams set on knocking out Canada

Fans will see outstanding action as well as amazing shooting and passing skills as some of the best players in the Americas have assembled for these Games at the intimate Ryerson Athletic Centre in downtown Toronto. The historic building — formerly known as Maple Leaf Gardens — was the site of last year’s world championship where the Canadian women won the gold medal, but every team at the Parapan Am Games is out to knock them off their podium. Canada’s men won the gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, but they will need to win gold or silver here to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There are two sessions: 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. (Buy Tickets) and 4:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Buy Tickets) Canada’s men’s and women’s teams play in the second session.


3) Wheelchair rugby – ”murderball” in Mississauga

Murderball is the title of an award-winning 2005 documentary depicting wheelchair rugby and the U.S. team’s efforts to make it to the 2004 Paralympic Games. In this rough-and tumble sport, teams try to cross the goal line just as they do in outdoor rugby, and the fierce contact, passing, skill and strategy on the indoor court at the Mississauga Sports Centre will make anyone an instant fan. The intense competition starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 11 p.m. (Buy Tickets).


4) Powerlifting – the strongest at the Mississauga Sports Centre

Men and women compete separately in various weight classes to see who can lift the most weight. Powerlifting takes place at the busy Mississauga Sports Centre where two other The competition runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets).


5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC

Mix by Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker
August 7–8, 8 p.m.
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts

Make a day of it. Join us for the TORONTO 2015 arts and culture festival PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC.

Brazilian choreographer Deborah Colker combines the competitive edge of sport, the self-discipline of ballet, the freedom of modern dance and the daredevilry of the circus in this electrifying performance. Winner of a Laurence Olivier Award, MIX takes you to the dance halls of Rio through a combination of contemporary and traditional techniques that draw on everyday themes. Tickets from $20.15.

The Roots
August 8, 9:30 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

The Roots are an American hip-hop/neo soul band. They are known for a jazzy and eclectic approach to hip hop featuring live musical instruments. The Roots served as the house band on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon from 2009 to 2014, and in the same role (and accompanying show guest artists) on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon since 2014. Free.


Day 2 - Sunday, August 9


1) Swimming – strong rivals push each other in the pool in Scarborough

Some of the very best Paralympians in swimming come from the Americas, and the fast pool in Scarborough should be the scene of Parapan Am Games records throughout the week. There are friendly and spirited rivalries among many of the athletes, but every one of them will do all they can to touch the wall first in some close and exciting races. The morning preliminary session starts at 9 a.m., (Buy Tickets) while the evening medals session begins at 5 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


2) Wheelchair basketball – hoops stars from the Americas qualify for Rio

During the Pan Am Games, Ryerson Athletic Centre hosted outstanding women’s and men’s championship games featuring Canada in both finals, and during the Parapan Am Games, the Canadian wheelchair basketball teams want to make this tournament just as exciting for fans. Both Canadian wheelchair teams have a shot at gold medals, so come wearing red and white — or the colour of your favourite country — to cheer them on. There are two sessions to choose from: 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. (Buy Tickets) and 4:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Buy Tickets). The Canadian women play Mexico in the second session.


3) Wheelchair rugby – intense, fearless and skilled

If you like intense, non-stop, physical end-to-end action in a high-scoring team sport, then wheelchair rugby is for you. Cheer on Team Canada or your favourite team and watch athletes in their wheelchairs challenge their opponents with no fear of head-on contact. Get a ticket for this session – which runs from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Buy Tickets) at the Mississauga Sports Centre.


4) Football 5-a-side and Football 7-a-side – historic setting for Pan Am/Parapan Am Fields

Football 5-a-side is a fast-paced version of the world’s most popular sport of football – or soccer as it’s known in North America – and is designed for athletes with a visual impairment. The sport shows off their exceptional ability in dribbling, control and execution of powerful shots. The field of play is smaller than a regulation size football or soccer field, with boards on each side. Teams are made up of five players, including the goalkeeper who is the only sighted player on the team. The ball is equipped with a noise-making device to allow players to locate it by sound. It’s played on the new Pan Am/Parapan Am Fields, surrounded by historic buildings on the beautiful downtown campus of the University of Toronto. Brazil’s Jefinho is the world’s best football 5-a-side player and is nicknamed the “Paralympic Pelé.” He helped Brazil win gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Matches run from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Buy Tickets
Football 7-a-side, also taking place at the Pan/Am Parapan Am Fields, is played by athletes with cerebral palsy and other neurological disorders, including stroke and traumatic brain injury. The game is played on a reduced field of play and is made up of seven players including the goalkeeper. Matches run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC

Brigitte Boisjoli
August 9, 6 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

Born in Drummondville, Quebec, Canadian pop singer/songwriter Brigitte Boisjoli first came into the public eye as a contestant on the 2009 season of the popular reality show/singing competition Star Académie. She released her debut album, Fruits Défendus, in 2011. Free.

Janelle Monáe
August 9, 9:30 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

Janelle Monáe Robinson, known professionally as Janelle Monáe, is an American singer, songwriter, composer and record producer signed to Bad Boy Records, Wondaland Art Society and Atlantic Records. In August 2012, Monáe became a CoverGirl spokeswoman. On September 10, 2013, she released her second studio album, The Electric Lady, to critical acclaim. Boston City Council named October 16, 2013, “Janelle Monáe Day” in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of her artistry and social leadership. Free.

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Day 3 - Monday, August 10


1) Athletics – opening day of track and field at new stadium

Star track and field athletes from the Americas have already embraced the new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium and now it’s time to see more blazing speed, incredible strength and amazing endurance from the Parapan athletes. This sport embodies the motto “faster, higher, stronger” more than any other. York University is the setting where medals will be awarded in some events on opening day. The session starts at 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


2) Track cycling – high speeds and thrills on banked curves

Don’t miss your chance to get close to the action at the new Cisco Milton Pan Am/Parapan Am Velodrome. The Velodrome was sold out for the Pan Am Games in July as fans watched track cyclists hit the banked corners at speeds and angles the average cyclist wouldn’t dare try, and on bikes with no brakes. The specially modified bikes to accommodate the varying disabilities are impressive enough, but wait until you see them whiz by. Medals will be awarded in this session, which runs from 2 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


3) Wheelchair rugby – hard-hitting action in Mississauga

Wheelchair rugby players play the game with force and the crashing of wheelchairs at full speed is just part of the action. Men and women compete on the same team in a sport where skill, speed and teamwork are as important as force and tenacity. This session starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 11 p.m. (Buy Tickets) at the Mississauga Sports Centre.


4) Goalball – the silent game in Mississauga

This sport was a fan favourite at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and sold out quickly. Goalball is played exclusively by athletes with a visual impairment, using a ball with bells inside. Two teams of three face off on an indoor court with tactile lines and goals at either end. Because athletes must hear the ball and be able to concentrate, spectators are asked to remain silent during the game, but can erupt with cheering when a goal is scored. Come cheer them on today. The action runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30.p.m. at the Mississauga Sports Centre. (Buy Tickets)


5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC


Alejandro Escovedo
August 10, 7:30 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

It is a journey that has taken him from Texas to California to New York and back again to Texas, encompassing a breadth of music as varied as the many bands he was part of before embarking on a solo career. In the 1970s, he surfaced on San Francisco’s no-holds-barred punk scene centred around the Mabuhay Gardens in North Beach as a guitarist in the Nuns; Rank & File helped unite the disparate worlds of punk and country in the 1980s; and after he moved back to Austin, the True Believers combined all manner of Americana music in a harbinger of what was to come in Alejandro’s solo career, which begun in 1992 with his album Gravity. Free.

Explosions in the Sky
August 10, 9:40 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

Explosions in the Sky is an American post-rock band from Texas. The quartet originally played under the name Breaker Morant, then changed to its current name in 1999. The band has garnered popularity beyond the post-rock scene for their elaborately developed guitar work, narratively styled instrumentals, what they refer to as “cathartic mini-symphonies,” and their enthusiastic and emotional live shows. The band’s music is almost purely instrumental. Free.

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Day 4 - Tuesday, August 11


1) Athletics – faster, higher, stronger in track and field

Some of the most incredible events at these Games will take place at the new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium. The track has proven to be fast, so expect Parapan Am records to fall and world records to be challenged in some events. Sprints and long distance running events as well as throwing and jumping disciplines are all going on in one of the Games’ premier sports at one of the most impressive venues. Action starts at 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


2) Swimming – see records fall at the spectacular new pool

Spectators and athletes were in awe of the new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House and its incredible atmosphere during the Pan Am Games. Located on the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus, the Aquatics Centre is a must-see and one of the Toronto’s new sport venue jewels. World-class swimmers from Canada and the Americas will be out to win medals and break records in this fast pool in front of energetic fans. The preliminary session in the morning starts at 9 a.m., (Buy Tickets) with medals finals in the evening begins at 5 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


3) Wheelchair basketball – teams trying to knock out Canada

Fans will see outstanding action as well as amazing shooting and passing skills as some of the best players in the world have assembled to play at the Ryerson Athletic Centre in downtown Toronto. The historic building — formerly known as Maple Leaf Gardens — was the site of last year’s world championships where the Canadian women won gold, but every team at these Parapan Am Games is out to knock them off their podium. Canada’s men won the last Paralympic gold medal in wheelchair basketball, but the United States, Argentina, Colombia and Brazil are among the teams gunning for gold ahead of next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio. The first session runs from 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. (Buy Tickets) and the second session from 4:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Buy Tickets


4) Powerlifting – last chance to see the strongest at the Mississauga Sports Centre

This is the last day of competition in powerlifting as men and women push their limits to win a medal in this display of strength, power and control. Powerlifting happens at the busy Mississauga Sports Centre . Competition runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC

Jann Arden
August 11, 9:45 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

Jann Arden is a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author. The much celebrated multi-platinum award-winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993. Since then, she has released 12 albums with 19 top-ten singles. In her career to date, she has received 8 Juno Awards including Female Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year, and in 1997, she hosted the Awards ceremony. Free.

PUSH! Real Athletes. Real Stories. Real Theatre. (World Premier)
August 11–14, 7:30 p.m.
Young Centre for the Performing Arts (August 11 premiere; shows through August 14)

This winning production by Tangled Art + Disability in association with Ping Chong + Company traces the history of Paralympic competition from 1944, weaving through each of the athletes’ individual journeys — triumphs, failures, challenges and accomplishments — to paint an exceptionally diverse picture of what it is to be a world-class athlete with a disability. Tickets from $30.

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Day 5 - Wednesday, August 12


1) Wheelchair basketball – men’s quarter-finals

The elimination games are starting for the men in both of today’s sessions as teams try to push to the medal round. The top two men’s teams are guaranteed a spot in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, so there’s plenty of motivation and little room for error at this stage. Women’s classification-round games will be played prior to the men’s quarter-finals. The first session starts at 8 a.m. (Buy Tickets) while men’s quarter-final games fill the entire second session starting at 4:15 p.m. (Buy Tickets). Come to the Ryerson Athletic Centre to take part in the excitement and cheer on your favourite team.


2) Athletics – medals in several events

The new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium on the campus of York University has been the site of some amazing feats so far this summer but the best is yet to come. Medals will be handed out to sprinters, distance runners, throwers and jumpers in today’s session starting at 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets) and the competition runs through Friday. If you’ve never seen athletics competition at this level, you’ll be amazed at the talent and strength of these competitors.


3) Judo – balance, reflex, power

This sport is contested by athletes with a visual impairment and have contact with their opponent just before the start of the bout, but the balance, reflex, coordination and power make you forget that they can’t see their opponent. The bouts take place at the Abilities Centre — a state-of-the-art community facility that sets new standards in Ontario and Canada for accessibility, inclusive and innovative programs that enable people of all abilities and ages to lead healthy, active lives. 10 a.m. (Buy Tickets). 3:30 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


4) Swimming – fast pool means record times

Experts say the new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House is one of the fastest pools anywhere, so look for more records to fall. Many Pan Am records fell in July and now Parapan records will be set as an impressive group of swimmers from the United States, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and elsewhere in the Americas compete. The facility on the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus is impressive on its own, but when it’s full of spectators witnessing outstanding international competitors, it’s a magical place. Morning sessions starts at 9 a.m., (Buy Tickets) while the evening medal session begins at 5 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC

A Tribe Called Red
August 12, 9:45 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square

Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that’s impacting the global electronic scene and urban club culture. Since 2010, the group — currently made up DJ NDN, Bear Wit¬ness and 2oolman — has been mixing traditional powwow vocals and drumming with cutting-edge electronic music. Their self-titled album, released in March 2012, was long-listed for Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize and included in the Washington Post’s top 10 albums of the year. Free.

YOUNG World Faces of Pan Am
July 10–August 15, 10 a.m.
Commerce Court West (199 Bay Street, a few blocks from Nathan Phillips Square)

The diversity of the 41 participating Pan American countries and territories is dynamically represented in this collection of unique photographic images. Experience the intimacy of these large-scale portraits in this commissioned fine art exhibition created by Canadian-born artisan Robert Young.

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Day 6 - Thursday, August 13


1) Swimming – who will touch the wall first in the pool?

Some incredible athletes from the Americas are competing, and the fast pool at the fabulous new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House in Scarborough is a favourite of the swimmers. Fans were delighted with this facility and the close competition for the Pan Am Games and the same is expected for the Parapan Am Games. Some highly decorated Paralympians are competing here as well as those who are on their way to stardom next summer in Rio at the Paralympic Games. The morning preliminary session starts at 9 a.m., (Buy Tickets) while the evening medal session begins at 5 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


2) Wheelchair basketball – women’s semifinals

It’s the women’s semifinals and expect Canada to be one of the four remaining teams vying for a medal. Canada is the wheelchair basketball world champion, having won the title last year on the very same court at the Ryerson Athletic Centre. Janet McLachlan is one of the best in the world and the former University of Victoria star is being counted on to lead her team to gold. Men’s and women’s team classification round games fill the morning session starting at 8 a.m. (Buy Tickets). The evening session (Buy Tickets) begins with a men’s team classification game before the women’s semifinals get started.


3) Wheelchair rugby – gold- and bronze-medal matches in Mississauga

It’s the second last day of wheelchair rugby, one of the most exciting and intense team sports at the Games. Any team that’s made it this far won’t be holding back in trying to get to the coveted gold-medal match. The collisions, the spills, the skill and the strategy will make you an instant fan. The matches start at 3:30 p.m. and for one ticket you’ll see the match for 5th and 6th place, followed by the semifinals. (Buy Tickets)


4) Athletics – multiple events and medals

Time is running out to see Parapan athletes competing in one of Toronto’s newest sports stadiums. The CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium located at York University is home to some of the greatest achievements at these Games. Athletes are pushing the limits of faster, higher, stronger and the sport of athletics might showcase these achievement better than any other. See athletes compete in the throwing and jumping disciplines as well as the sprints and the longer distance races. Witness records broken on this fast track. The session starts at 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets)

5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC

PUSH! Real Athletes. Real Stories. Real Theatre.
August 11–14, 7:30 p.m.
Young Centre for the Performing Arts

This winning production by Tangled Art + Disability in association with Ping Chong + Company traces the history of Paralympic competition from 1944, weaving through each of the athletes’ individual journeys — triumphs, failures, challenges and accomplishments — to paint an exceptionally diverse picture of what it is to be a world-class athlete with a disability. Tickets from $30.

Smarter. Faster. Tougher. An Exhibition on Sports, Fashion + Tech
July 8–August 15, 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. (depending on day)
Design Exchange (39 Parliament Street)

The diverse world of sports permeates every aspect of our lives from health, fashion and culture to technology, design and architecture. From parkas to wetsuits, this exhibition showcases the evolution of sportswear technology.

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Day 7 - Friday, August 14


1) Wheelchair basketball – women’s medals; men’s semifinals in downtown Toronto

The best women’s teams in the Americas earn gold, silver or bronze today. Canada’s women are reigning world champions and they would love to add TORONTO 2015 gold to their accomplishments. Canada’s men may have won gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London but they need to get to the final Saturday to guarantee a spot for Rio next summer. Men’s semifinals will be played in the first session starting at 10:30 a.m. (Buy Tickets) while the women’s medal games will happen in the second session starting at 4:30 p.m. (Buy Tickets). Fans at the Ryerson Athletic Centre, inside the historic Maple Leaf Gardens site, will be loud as they cheer on their favourite teams.


2) Athletics – medals at stake on final day of competition at York University

This is the last chance to see the amazing athletes in athletics, featuring finals in a variety of events on the track and in the field. The new CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium on the campus of York University is a world-class facility that athletes and spectators are raving about. Today’s session starts at 3 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


3) Swimming – final night at the pool in Scarborough

The CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House has been a magical place this summer, and this is the final day and night of major competition at this venue for the year. The morning preliminary session starts at 9 a.m., (Buy Tickets) while the evening medal session begins at 5 p.m. (Buy Tickets)

If you haven’t seen the facility or the competition, you can’t go wrong with this choice, with the excitement of potential record-setting races inside the sparkling new jewel on Toronto’s sports venues landscape.


4) Wheelchair tennis – men’s and women’s singles medal matches

Come see the best of the Parapan Am wheelchair tennis players as the men’s and women’s singles finals are played at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Tennis Centre. If you’ve never seen this sport played, you’re in for a treat as the players’ agility, speed and shot-making is incredible — and it all happens from a wheelchair. Play begins at 10 a.m. with women’s and men’s bronze-medal matches, followed by women’s and men’s gold-medal matches. (Buy Tickets)


5) Sitting volleyball – medal matches in Scarborough

Medals are on the line to end a great week of competition in sitting volleyball inside the spectacular CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House. The first session starts at 9 a.m. with the 5th and 6th place match, followed by the bronze-medal match for men at 11 a.m. and the women’s bronze at 1 p.m. (Buy Tickets). A ticket for the second session gets you in to see the women’s gold-medal match starting at 5 p.m. as well as the men’s gold-medal match at 7 p.m. (Buy Tickets)


Make a day of it. Join us for the TORONTO 2015 arts and culture festival PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC. Here are some great options for August 14:

Requiem of Water: Underwater Photo and Video Exhibition
July 13–August 14, 10 a.m.
Brookfield Place (181 Bay Street)

Award-winning photographer Meaghan Ogilvie explores our relationship to water in this conceptual photographic series. These mesmerizing, large-scale images look beneath the surface into the deeper currents of our understanding about the importance of water. | Special thanks to Brookfield Place for their collaboration on this exhibit.

The Power Plant
July 10–August 15, 10 a.m.
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (231 Queens Quay West)

The Power Plant presents a series of commissioned projects by international artist collectives. Toronto based artists Nadia Belerique, Lili Huston Herterich and Laurie Kang, The Mouth Holds the Tongue, are joined by international artists Tercerunquinto, Mine; Bik Van der Pol, Eminent Domain; and YES! Association/Föreningen JA!, (art)work(sport)work(sex)work. Each ground-breaking exhibition is actively realized through visitor engagement, unfolding in a connective audience experience.

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Day 8 - Saturday, August 15 - Final Day of Competition


1) Wheelchair basketball – men’s medal games in downtown Toronto

The best men’s wheelchair basketball teams in the Americas shoot for gold, silver and bronze medals today at Ryerson Athletic Centre, inside the historic Maple Leaf Gardens. Come and cheer as loud as you can for your favourite team. This venue was noisy and supportive for Canada’s basketball teams during the Pan Am Games and Canada’s wheelchair men’s team hopes that today they too can win a medal. This is your last day to see Parapan Am sports, so why not take in some competition that features outstanding shooters and playmakers. The bronze-medal game starts at 8:30 a.m. followed by the gold-medal game at 11 a.m. You get to see both games for one ticket. (Buy Tickets)


2) Football 7-a-side – medal matches in downtown Toronto

Football 7-a-side is a version of “the beautiful game”, known as soccer in North America. At the Parapan Am Games, it’s played on the new Pan Am/Parapan Am Fields, surrounded by historic buildings on the beautiful downtown campus of the University of Toronto. Football 7-a-side is played by athletes with cerebral palsy and other neurological disorders, including stroke and traumatic brain injury. Bronze-medal matches start at 9 a.m. followed by the gold-medal match at 11 a.m., and you get to see both all on one ticket. (Buy Tickets) Come and support the Games before they’re gone.


3) Goalball – medals in Mississauga 

This sport was a fan favourite at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and sold out quickly. Goalball is played exclusively by athletes with a visual impairment, using a ball with bells inside. Two teams of three face off on an indoor court with tactile lines and goals at either end. Because athletes must hear the ball and be able to concentrate, spectators are asked to remain silent during the game, but can erupt with cheering when a goal is scored. Come cheer them on today — the last day of competition. The action starts at 10 a.m. with the bronze-medal game followed by the gold-medal game at 11:30 a.m. at the Mississauga Sports Centre. (Buy Tickets)


4) Closing Ceremony

Drop by Nathan Phillips Square and celebrate the last event of the incredible Parapan Am Games – the Closing Ceremony. The event is free and features music, entertainment and fireworks. Flagbearers will lead their respective teams in an informal Parade of Nations that promises to be a festive and emotional night. The Closing Ceremony starts at 8 p.m.th musical performances organized by Live Nation Entertainment — the world’s largest live entertainment and e-commerce company — the conclusion of the Games will be a great show and the beginning of the countdown to the 2019 Parapan Am Games in Lima, Peru.


5) PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC

Water’s Edge
July 9–August 15, 10 a.m.
Union Station and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Celebrated Pan American photographers Edward Burtynsky (Canada), James Balog (United States), Sebastião Salgado (Brazil), Cristina Mittermeier (Mexico), Jorge Uzon (Chile) and Gustavo Jononovich (Argentina) explore the important and tenuous relationship we have with our natural water supplies in this dynamic photography exhibition. Curated by No.9: Contemporary Art & the Environment. This project is produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.

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