Canada (Q893)

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1991
The 12th World Winter Games for the Deaf was hosted in Banff, for the first time in Canada's history.
1976
It is not known of ISOD and ISMGF decided jointly to not invite Rhodesia to participate in the 1976 Games or took active steps to prevent their participation.
1976
Rather than refuse entry to the South African delegation to the 1976 Summer Paralympics, the Canadian government canceled a large grant for organizing the Games to protest the inclusion of South Africa and Rhodesia.
1976
Around the 1976 Games, ISOD and ISMGF allowed South Africa to participate despite a boycott from African countries before and during the Games. Guttmann pushed for an ISMGF rule change to expel countries that played politics, not sport.