Special Olympics Canada News

Emma Bittorf performs on the ice.
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September, 2019
Athlete: Emma Bittorf Age: 16 From: Strathmore, Alberta Rock The Rink performance: October 19 at Canalta Centre in Medicine Hat, AlTA. 1. How long have you been figure skating? I have been skating for seven years. 2. How long have you been involved...
Special Olympics Ontario athlete Tim Goodacre skates on the ice.
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September, 2019
Athlete: Tim Goodacre Age: 34 From: Dundas, Ont. Rock The Rink performance: November 2 at Memorial Auditorium in Kitchener, Ont. 1. How long have you been figure skating? I’ve been skating about 18 years. 2. How long have you been involved with...
Special Olympics Alberta athlete Meg Ohsada poses on the ice
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September, 2019
Athlete: Meg Ohsada Age: 25 From: Canmore, AB Rock The Rink performance: October 10 at Westerner Park Centrium in Red Deer, Alta. 1. How long have you been figure skating? I was 8-years-old when I began taking group lessons at a local skating club...
Celebrating inclusion with a DOI donut
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August, 2019
Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast rallied together for inclusion last month and raised $150,000 for Special Olympics athletes across the country in a single day. On Saturday July 20, Tim Hortons partnered with Special Olympics Canada for the...
Heather Miller playing bocce
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July, 2019
“I love leadership,” said Miller. “I’ve been doing speeches, I’ve been fundraising at events. I’m very busy and that’s what I like – to be busy.” Before joining Special Olympics in 2007, she had a lot of free time – too much.
Unified Bocce Team from Sault Ste Marie pose for a photo in Toronto
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July, 2019
Unified brings together people with and without an intellectual disability on the same team with one simple principle in mind: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.