Special Olympics Canada News
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.
Originally created for Special Olympics Team Canada to track workouts and nutrition as they train for World Games, the tool is now available for all athletes and coaches, so they can stay active and connected as physical distancing continues.
Four-year-old Labrador Retriever Briggs Pearce stole the show at the Vancouver Polar Plunge for Special Olympics BC earlier this year. Participating in the province’s first-ever Puppy Plunge on March 2, the charitable canine earned the sought-after title of “Top Puppy Plunger.”
School Resource Officer Kristi MacKay is a dedicated LETR PEI committee member and a consistent participant in the province’s annual Polar Plunge. She also goes above and beyond by taking on extra tasks and creating unforgettable experiences with Special Olympics athletes.