of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.
were brought to Chicago by Harold Smith to represent Canada at the first International Special Olympics in 1968
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 [...]Read More
TORONTO, ON, Sept 27, 2016 – Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Board of Directors Vice-Chair and four new Directors at its recent Annual General Meeting. These appointments replace retiring members CJ MacMullin, Ernie Eaves, Gerry Frappier and Jason Storsley. SOC would like to thank all outgoing members [...]Read More
ANTIGONISH, N.S. , July 12, 2016 – Special Olympics Canada announced today that Antigonish, Nova Scotia, will host the Special Olympics Canada 2018 Summer Games. This will be the second time the province of Nova Scotia has held a National Summer Games, having last hosted the event in 1994. The announcement was made today by [...]Read More