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Community Involvement

Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)


Fasken brings legal expertise and fundraising component to Paralympic movement

On March 2, 2015 Fasken and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) announced a partnership where our Firm would support CPC as its official legal partner.

Fasken provides pro bono legal services to the CPC. We also work with them to advance the Paralympic movement by encouraging young people to get involved as athletes or volunteers, by creating welcoming environments for people with a disability and by working to develop a sustainable Paralympic system across Canada.

This sponsorship is part of our commitment to invest in communities across Canada by participating in charitable activities, serving on boards and committees and fundraising for charities.

In April of 2017, Marc-André Fabien, Ad.E., a Partner in the Montréal office, was elected president of CPC’s board of Directors. Mr. Fabien has been involved in Paralympic sports for over 20 years as a fundraiser, Board member, fan and supporter.

Along with legal services, our Firm raises funds for the Canadian Paralympic movement, as well as enhance awareness of the Paralympic brand among corporate Canada.

About the Canadian Paralympic Committee

The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is a non-profit, private organization with 25 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic Movement. The Canadian Paralympic Committee's vision is to be the world's leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. By supporting Canadian high performance athletes with a disability and promoting their success, the Canadian Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a disability to get involved in sport through programs delivered by its member organizations. For more information, visit