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4364 basketball players

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

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.

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There are incredible stories from people whose lives have been changed and enriched through sport, friendship, fun and mentorship. Some of those people have been kind enough to offer their stories to you.

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National Awards Live Stream Information

ICYMI: Tune in to our National Awards night celebration on tomorrow night (Thursday November 17, 2016) here – http://www.specialolympics.ca/what-we-do/awards/. We will be live streaming the awards on our website! Join in on the celebration of this year’s award winners by catching all the action tomorrow night at 7 PM EST!

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Special Olympics Athletes and Members of Parliament Celebrate Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities on Hill Day Visit!

October 25th marked another day of thanks for Special Olympics Canada, which is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability through active participation in sport. More than 70 Special Olympics athletes, family members, volunteers and staff gathered from across the country for the organizations third “Hill Day” initiative. The group enjoyed [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Announces 2016 National Award Winners

September 28, 2016 – Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2016 Special Olympics Canada National Awards. These awards recognize the athletes, coaches and volunteers who have exemplified the spirit and essence of the Special Olympics movement throughout the year. Award winners will be honoured during the 2016 National Awards evening [...]

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