Special Olympics Canada News

Jackie Barrett competes at the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015.
June, 2019
Jackie Barrett competes at the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 Canadian Powerlifter Jackie Barrett is making history as the first-ever Special Olympics athlete inducted in the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame. Originally from Nova Scotia,...
Hayden Chair - Howe
June, 2019
Four-time Paralympian David Howe will continue Dr. Frank Hayden’s pivotal research at Western University The quest to develop a better understanding of how sports and physical activity benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities...
Marathon of sport
May, 2019
Marathon of Sport is officially underway with events scheduled in cities across Canada. The event, organized by motionball – a not for profit organization empowering young Canadians in support of Special Olympics Canada Foundation - is a fun-filled...
Monique Shah holds up her medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Athens 2011
April, 2019
Ontario’s Monique Shah was inducted into the Toronto Sport Hall of Honour Thursday night as the Special Olympics Athlete of the Year.
Levi Adam - Give a Toonie Share a Dream
March, 2019
Saturday April 27, 2019 marks the start of the 19th annual Give a Toonie Share a Dream fundraising campaign with Staples Canada. From now until May 27, Staples customers can support Special Olympics by making a donation in store or online at staples...
2019 Special Olympics National Awards Winners
February, 2019
Each year Special Olympics Canada recognizes its incredible athletes, coaches and volunteers who exemplify the spirit and essence of the movement with the Special Olympics National Awards. In honour of the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics, we...