(Toronto, ON) Tracey Ferguson, veteran member of the Canadian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team, will be inducted into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame at a formal induction ceremony on November 29, 2012 in Toronto, ON.
Ferguson is a three-time Paralympic gold medallist (1992, 1996, 2000) and three-time world champion (1994, 1998, 2002) in women’s wheelchair basketball. She recently represented Canada at her sixth Paralympic Games in London, England in September 2012. She has been a member of the national team since 1991.
The Canadian Disability Hall of Fame provides permanent recognition of outstanding Canadians who have made extraordinary contributions to enriching the quality of life for people with physical disabilities. Founded by the Canadian Foundation for Physcially Disabled Persons (CFPDP), the Hall of Fame public exhibit is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The inductees are individuals who truly have made a difference – those who have opened doors for people with disabilities in the areas of sports, education, employment or housing.
For more information, please visit www.cfpdp.com.