Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
600 Special Olympics Athletes

benefited from Healthy Athletes Exams at the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games

4364 basketball players

are currently registered with Special Olympics. Basketball is one of the newest sports to be added to our roster.

Team Canada


Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Dr. Frank Hayden

We’re SO excited about this! Dr. Frank Hayden, Pioneer of the Special Olympics Movement is being inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame! Michael “Pinball” Clemons, Champions Network member and HUGE supporter of our movement is being inducted as well! Congratulations to both and we look forward to celebrating on November 1st! http://sportshall.ca/newsroom/announcing-the-class-of-2016.html?proID=&catID=all&eventID=&newsID=&lang=EN

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Special Olympics Canada Volunteers Receive Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to announce that volunteers from across the country have received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.  This honour celebrates and acknowledges great volunteers who contribute to communities and selflessly offer their time and effort. The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers is given out by the office of the Governor General, who is [...]

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It’s National Volunteer Week! Thank you to all our incredible volunteers!

It’s ‪#‎NationalVolunteerWeek‬!!! We are SO LUCKY to have such a dedicated, committed and passionate group of volunteers (almost 20,000 to be exact!). They are the reason Special Olympics can provide sport opportunities to individuals with an intellectual disability across the country. We are so grateful for your time, commitment and energy day-in and day-out. THANK [...]

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It’s World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!

It’s World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!! This is a day near and dear to our hearts, because we’ve always known people with Down Syndrome are vital and important members of communities throughout the world. Please make sure to spread the word about #WDSD16 today and let’s talk about Down Syndrome in a positive light! We [...]

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