Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
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.

36,739 children, youth & adults

with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics programs.


Mark Tewksbury named Honourary Coach of Special Olympics Team Canada

Special Olympics Canada is thrilled to announce Mark Tewksbury as Honourary Coach of the Team Canada roster heading to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games heading to Los Angeles next Summer. Mark Tewksbury is a long-time supporter and passionate advocate for the Special Olympics Movement and currently serves on the National board of directors [...]

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TUNE IN ALERT! October 25 at 1PM EST tune in to TSN 4 to watch the premier of the Special O Canada 2014 Summer Games Broadcast!

On Saturday October 25 at 1 PM Eastern Standard Time TSN 4 will be premiering the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games broadcast! It’s an amazing piece that showcases the incredible abilities of our athletes. From Jackie Barrett deadlifting 600 kgs to Danny Peaslee’s incredible golf skills, it is an unbelievable showcase of talent and [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Launches New Coaching Course for Program Leaders of Active Start and Fundamentals Programs

Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is proud to announce the launch of its Coaching Young Athletes course. This course fits into the Community – Initiation stream of the National Coaching Certification Program and is intended for coaches of SOC’s Active Start and Fundamentals programs. The Active Start and Fundamentals programs are based on the principles of [...]

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