Special Olympics Canada News

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November, 2021
I know first-hand what a difference your support makes to Special Olympics athletes – and to the people who love them. If you have a friend or family member who would like to find out more about Special Olympics, please encourage them to get involved. I can promise that it will change their lives like it did ours.
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October, 2021
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month and we are celebrating inclusion in the workplace by hearing from Special Olympics Ontario athlete, Catherine Partlow. Catherine has been an athlete since she was 14-years-old, just two years before she became an employee at Special Olympics Canada’s partner, JYSK.
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October, 2021
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, and we are celebrating inclusion in the workplace by hearing from Special Olympics Nova Scotia athlete, Erin Magee. Erin has been an athlete for more than 16 years and just celebrated her 10-year anniversary working for Sobeys, a proud partner of Special Olympics since 2016.
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October, 2021
My name is Heidi Mallett and I am an athlete from Special Olympics Prince Edward Island. I am excited to share that I have accepted the role of Chair of the Global Athlete Leadership Council. It is a huge honour and a big job to represent Canada and take on this leadership role.
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October, 2021
Special Olympics Canada is pleased to announce Medicine Hat, Alberta as the host of its next Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in 2026. While it marks the third time Alberta will host a Special Olympics Canada National Games, the growing city of...
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September, 2021
Today marks Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. On this day, we recognize the painful history and impacts of the residential school system, particularly in light of the discoveries of unmarked grave sites at former residential school locations this year. It’s a time to forward our reconciliation efforts to build a better future for all Canadians.