Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
1968 The year Special Olympics was founded

by Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

40,301 children, youth & adults

with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics programs.

Team Canada


SOBC’s Tom Norton is Special Olympics North America Coach of the Year!

B.C. coach named Special Olympics North America 2015 Coach of the Year Abbotsford’s Tom Norton receives top international coaching honour The excellence and dedication of Special Olympics British Columbia coach Tom Norton have earned international recognition, as the Abbotsford-based volunteer has been selected as Special Olympics North America’s 2015 Coach of the Year. The Special [...]

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Now Accepting Applications for the Special Olympics Canada Research Grant

The purpose of the research program of Special Olympics Canada is to promote and support research activities that enhance athlete development, athlete performance, coaching development and/or other areas of focus as identified in the 2012-2017 Special Olympics Canada Strategic Plan. Eligibility Applications are accepted from investigators who have a demonstrated record of research and are [...]

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