08/05/2015 07:04 EDT | Updated 08/05/2016 05:59 EDT

Parapan Am Games coverage begins Aug. 7 on CBC

The Parapan Am Games will take place in Toronto from Aug. 7-15 and CBC will have daily coverage of the events.

Coverage beings with the opening ceremony on Friday at 8 p.m. ET on CBC-TV, and on the CBC Sports App.

In total, CBC and its partners will offer more than 250 hours of coverage across TV and digital platforms. 

Scott Russell will host CBC-TV's daily coverage throughout the Games with co-host Chantal Petitclerc, one of the most decorated para-athletes of all time.

Here are the details of the coverage that will be available across the various CBC platforms:

- Weekday coverage will consist of Parapan Am Afternoon, from 3 to 5 p.m. ET and Parapan Am Prime at 8 p.m. 

- Parapan Am Latenight will air at 11:30 p.m. ET and will be a wrap-style show that will bring viewers the latest in sport and athlete updates from around the Games. 

- CBC's Brenda Irving and Canadian national sledge hockey team captain, Greg Westlake, will join the broadcasts as reporters.

- Weekends will include two programming blocks on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m. ET and 8 p.m., and another show on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m. 

- Two hours on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. ET and the Closing Ceremony at 10 p.m. ET. 

- Extensive streaming coverage of the Games will be available at and via the CBC Sports App. 

- Live streamed sports will include wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball, swimming, and athletics.