Special Olympics Canada News

Special Olympics athletes from North America at the Global Athlete Congress.
November, 2018
Three Special Olympics Canada athletes have returned from the Global Athlete Congress in the Dominican Republic with new skills, confidence and ready to make a difference in their communities. Ontario’s Matthew Fields, Nova Scotia’s Natalie...
2018_Team Canada_announcement
September, 2018
Special Olympics Canada is excited to announce the Special Olympics Team Canada athlete roster for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi March 14 -21, 2019. The team consists of athletes from all 12 participating Special Olympics...
National Coaches Week
September, 2018
It’s National Coaches Week! THANK YOU to the over 16,000 trained coaches who dedicate their time and energy to our athletes! You are incredible and we are so grateful for everything you do! #ThanksCoach
Athlete Leaders hold up certificates.
September, 2018
The Athlete Leadership Program (ALP) instills confidence in Special Olympics athletes to further their voice in all aspects of their lives, allowing them to become advocates for themselves and the movement on a broader scale. Special Olympics Canada...
Michael Jacques_SOC
September, 2018
If you haven’t already, check out Special Olympics athlete, Sobeys employee and published author Michael Jacques’ book! Michael a young adult with autism and an intellectual disability, who can’t read or write, used speech-to-text to transcribe his...
Tim hortons Cheque presentation
September, 2018
What an a way to celebrate inclusion! We are thrilled to announce our Day of Inclusion initiative raised an incredible $121,940.52 for Special Olympics Canada! Thank you to Platinum National Partner Tim Hortons and all those who contributed to...