Special Olympics Canada News

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December, 2020
Mallett, 46, has been selected as the next Special Olympics North America (SONA) representative on Special Olympics International’s Global Athlete Leadership Council (GALC). She is the first Canadian in this role since the Council was created in 2017.
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November, 2020
Three Special Olympics Canada Champions Network members have been appointed to the Order of Canada – one of the country’s highest honours.
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November, 2020
JYSK has donated $100,000 to Special Olympics Canada, part of its ongoing support of the sport organization that serves individuals with an intellectual disability. Since 2008, JYSK Canada has donated over $1 million in support of individuals with...
Photo of Special Olympics athlete, Abe, after flu shot.
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October, 2020
Getting a flu vaccine during 2020-2021 is more important than ever, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is spread the same way the flu is spread. This year, Special Olympics is sharing flu education materials to help athletes practice prevention from possible exposure to both the flu and COVID-19.
"Special Olympics athlete Tori Ranson holds up a donut on a plate at TIm Hortons"
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October, 2020
After only two years in market, the campaign received its fourth award at the Sponsorship Marketing Awards (SMA) last week, receiving the Award of Distinction in the Cause Category for its 2019 activation.
Michael Jacques smiles looking at the camera
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September, 2020
Special Olympics Ontario athlete, author and inspirational speaker Michael Jacques has published his first children’s book.