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36,739 children, youth & adults

with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics programs.

12 floor hockey players

were brought to Chicago by Harold Smith to represent Canada at the first International Special Olympics in 1968


The Chrysler Foundation Honours the Late Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, With Donation to Special Olympics Canada

Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to accept a $25,000 donation from The Chrysler Foundation in honour of the late Jim Flaherty. Minister Flaherty, a passionate advocate for the Special Olympics movement, was also instrumental in leading the Canadian automotive industry through difficult financial times. The Chrysler Foundation would like to honour Minister Flaherty’s memory and [...]

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Tonight President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting “A Celebration of Special Olympics and A Unified Generation” at the White House! A portion of the evening will be broadcast LIVE online! Make sure to tune in to the live-stream portion at 7:30 PM (it will run until roughly 8:35 PM EST). Click [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Officially Unveils Special Olympics Team Canada Logo for 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

TORONTO, ON,  July 16, 2014 – Special Olympics Canada has officially unveiled Special Olympics Team Canada’s logo for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will take place in Los Angeles, California from July 25 to August 2, 2015. The official 2015 World Games Team Canada logo was created by long-time Special Olympics Canada [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Announces Official Launch of the Special Olympics Canada Champions Network

Mark Tewksbury, Jamie Salé and Catriona Le May Doan to Co-Chair Network TORONTO, ON, July 11, 2014 – Special Olympics Canada is excited to announce the official launch of its Champions Network. The Special Olympics Canada Champions Network brings together a notable collection of well-known and accomplished celebrities (sport and beyond) to help raise awareness [...]

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