Canadian Paralympic fans can prepare for nearly 150 hours of television coverage from Beijing, starting with the Opening Ceremony Friday at 6:30 a.m. ET.
CBC/Radio-Canada’s broadcast and digital plans for the Winter Paralympics include live streaming on multiple platforms of all five sports — alpine skiing, hockey, Nordic skiing (biathlon and cross-country), snowboarding and wheelchair curling.
Watch live and free on CBC Gem
All events are broadcast live and available on CBC Gems, where you’ll find the daily calendar. Click on each date to view the competition schedule.
Opening Ceremony – Friday, March 4
Live TV coverage starts Friday, March 4 at 6:30 a.m. ET (03:30 PT) with Opening ceremonyhosted by CBC Sports’ Scott Russell. The 10-day event concludes on Sunday, March 13 with a Closing Ceremony. The Opening and Closing Ceremonies will be presented with closed captions, explained videos, and ASL integration.
Daily TV Coverage
Hosted by CBC Sports’ Scott Russell, CBC’s weekend coverage will air in the morning, afternoon, and late night slots, while weekday events will air Monday-Friday at 3pm and 12:30pm local. Four-time Paralympic medalist Summer Mortimer will join Russell in-studio for the Opening and Closing ceremonies and regular check-ins at the daily events.
CBC Sports’ Devin Heroux will be in Beijing to bring today’s headlines to Canadians.
In addition, CBC Sports Victor Findlay and Paralympic gold medalists Paul Rosen will provide play-by-play and analysis for the Para Canada ice hockey match, while the Canadian wheelchair curling match will be called up by CBC Sports’ Matt Cullen and three-time Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet.
Together with Sportsnet, CBC/Radio-Canada partnered with AMI, a multi-platform media company made for all Canadians. Each morning, CBC coverage will be rebroadcast on Sportsnet One, while AMI will offer regular coverage of the main competition.
When you are sleeping
What’s new for Game of the year is the daily CBC Sports digital series When you are sleepinghosted by Jacqueline Doorey, which will round up the medal moments and everything that mattered to Canadians from the night before, with the ASL version available every day. keep listening CBC Sports Facebook page.
Along with live streaming and free on CBC GemsAdditional coverage can also be found at:
Events will also be available on demand on this platform along with Amazon Prime Video.
The described video is available on CBC coverage
The video described is available for certain CBC Paralympic Winter Games broadcast and streaming programs.
The explained video involves a narrator explaining the main visual elements of the video in greater detail. DV is a technique used to make videos more accessible to viewers who may not be able to see their content.
Unique DV streams will be available for the Opening and Closing ceremonies on CBC Gems and CBC Paralympics website and is also available to television viewers. CBC’s coverage of the 2022 Paralympic Games on CBC: Morning and the 2022 Paralympic Games on CBC: Daytime will feature DV on CBC TV.
Those looking to stream CBC TV with Explained Video capabilities can tune in to OTTAWA CBC Gems Feed (free and no membership required). Note that the Ottawa feed is scheduled in Eastern Time.
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