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50 per cent

of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.

267.5 kg lifted by Jackie Barrett

setting a world record in the squat competition at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

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Special Olympics Canada Saddened by the Passing of Supporter and Champion, The Honourable Jim Flaherty

Special Olympics Canada Saddened by the Passing of Supporter and Champion, The Honourable Jim Flaherty

Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is deeply saddened by the passing of a passionate champion and advocate, Minister Jim Flaherty. We extend our sincerest condolences to Minister Flaherty’s family, friends and colleagues in this difficult time. Special Olympics in Canada will miss an impassioned and committed supporter. While seeking increased financial support for the delivery of [...]

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We miss you Frank!

A year ago today, Special Olympics Canada lost one of its greatest champions and supporters. Frank Selke was a tireless advocate for our organization. With his passion, guidance and commitment to the movement, Special Olympics Canada prospered. It is safe to say, SOC would not be where it is today without Frank and his contagious [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Welcomes Newest Team Member!

Special Olympics Canada is pleased to announce that Blair McIntosh will be joining the organization as our new Vice President, Sport. With over 30 years of experience in the Canadian amateur sport system, Blair comes to Special Olympics Canada from the Sport Alliance of Ontario where he has been the CEO since December 2012.   Just [...]

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