Special Olympics Canada News

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September, 2021
Record-breaking Powerlifter Jackie Barrett is making history once again as the first-ever Special Olympics athlete inducted in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Jackie will be presented with the prestigious Order of Sport award on Sunday, October 3, 2021...
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September, 2021
When 17-year-old Eric Dunn took a summer job as a lifeguard in his community of West Island, Montreal, he had no idea it would lead to finding one of his greatest passions and purposes in life.
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August, 2021
Special Olympics International announced that the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan, originally scheduled for January 2022, have been postponed to January 2023. This decision is due to current conditions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic around...
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July, 2021
“When I started this, it was all about a boy and his dream. Now, it’s about so much more,” says Special Olympics athlete and international Champion of Inclusion, Chris Nikic.
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July, 2021
Do you know a Champion of Inclusion in your community? Someone – with or without an intellectual disability – who always chooses to include? Nominate them as a Special Olympics Canada Champion of Inclusion! As we get closer to Week of Inclusion (July...
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June, 2021
When Sosena Tezera first discovered that her son Emmanuel had a gross motor delay, it was extremely difficult for her to accept the differences and challenges that she worried he would later face. It was then that Sosena decided to go back to school...