Special Olympics Canada News
Five years ago, Special Olympics Unified Sports – a program that brings together people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team – didn’t exist in Alberta high schools. Today, almost 20 per cent of the province’s schools boast successful programs...
When 21-year-old Syrian refugee Emran Alnahhas moved to Canada with his family three years ago, he hoped for a better life for not only himself, but also his younger sister Aliaa, who has Down syndrome.
Saskatoon’s Brenda Baker, an award-winning singer and former children’s entertainer, wanted to pass on her love of music to her daughter Tori, who had Down syndrome. When she couldn’t find a local choir that accommodates the needs of children with an intellectual disability, she decided to start her own.
Meet the boss who Chooses To Include this Special Olympics Ontario athlete – and her busy training schedule
Balancing a work schedule, Special Olympics practices and competitions can be tough for Peterborough’s Crystal Cochrane, but her boss at Wendy’s in Peterborough always makes it work.
For the second year in a row, Special Olympics Canada and its National Partner Tim Hortons served up an award-winning Global Day of Inclusion campaign. This year, the campaign received a Gold Halo Award – North America's highest honour for corporate...
Record-breaking Powerlifter Jackie Barrett first-ever Special Olympics athlete inducted in Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
The now retired Corner Brook athlete, also known as “the Newfoundland Moose,” has broken not only Special Olympics records throughout his 28-year career, but also those of his able-bodied counterparts.