Special Olympics Canada News

Volunteer Melissa Tobin smiles for a photo with an athlete on a soccer field.
April, 2020
When Melissa Tobin started Medical School last year, she didn’t even question continuing her role as a Special Olympics swim coach. Although the 23-year-old knew her first year studying medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland was a major time commitment, Monday night swim practice was just as important.
Athletes stand for a photo with WWE star Becky Lynch
April, 2020
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Martin McSween poses for a photo with his ski team.
April, 2020
Alberta’s Martin McSween was introduced to Special Olympics 30 years ago while working at a group home for individuals with intellectual disabilities in Drumheller.
A young volunteer takes a selfie with an athlete on a sunny day
April, 2020
Special Olympics Saskatchewan coach Jill Dobbin started volunteering in Kindersley when she was just 11-years-old. Today, the now 15-year-old acts as assistant coach for her local bowling and athletics teams.
A group of two softball teams pose for a team photo on a baseball diamond
April, 2020
I volunteer for ME! The pure joy and love of life experienced through interacting with our athletes is unmatched anywhere else.
Two Special Olympics athletes hold up signs
March, 2020
These Special Olympics athletes want you to know that they should have full participation in decision making about matters relating to or affecting their lives.