Sharing the joy of sport

Special Olympics has received many 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 share their stories with you.

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Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024
Get ready to experience the thrill of Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024! ❄️ Join us as we embrace the power of sport, unity and...
Gail Hamamoto
The Board of Directors for Special Olympics Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Gail Hamamoto to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective September 15th, 2023.
July 13, 2022 It is with mixed feelings that we announce the upcoming retirement of Blair McIntosh, VP Sport. It is difficult, to sum up all his...
Elevate One Another
We are so grateful to everyone who has supported Special Olympics Team Canada. You helped make dreams come true for 89 hardworking athletes — and empowered them to show the world what they can do.
Together we raised $1.2M in support of Special Olympics athletes
Special Olympics Canada, alongside its Provincial Chapters, extend their gratitude to Empire Company Limited and its participating banners and every customer who donated to Special Olympics Canada from June 1-8.
Heidi Mallet
The first Global Forum of Inclusion was hosted this past week in Berlin during Special Olympics World Games. The Forum was created with roots in the...
Women's Basketball team
They may come from different courts in different communities across the country, but team spirit will be a strength for Special Olympics Team Canada...
Josée Seguin
On Special Olympics Team Canada’s first full day in Munich, they were invited to participate in a Host Town Torch Run with fellow Special Olympics...
Jesse Canney
TSN, a longtime partner of Special Olympics Canada, will broadcast the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 Opening Ceremony and competition throughout June 17-25.
Special Olympics Team Canada Bocce
All four Special Olympics Team Canada bocce players are pumped to participate in their first World Games. “Being given this opportunity means a lot to me. This is my biggest accomplishment and a once-in-a-lifetime experience!” Alberta athlete Kyle Vogelgesang says.