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Canada

Throughout the Special Olympics North America Region, companies demonstrate what an inclusive environment should look like and how that translates throughout the communities. While some help in the athletic realm, others are helping in employment, an important aspect of living an independent life. In Canada, companies like Sobeys and Tim Hortons go above and beyond in leading the charge with meaningful employment opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities.
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Recap of the second webinar of the 2022 Coach Webinar Series presented by Gallagher.
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Le 16 août 2022, l’athlète d’Olympiques spéciaux Gabriel Dupuy a pris place à la ligne de départ pour sa première course aux Jeux d’été du Canada Niagara 2022. Gabriel y représentait Équipe Québec en athlétisme, concourant aux épreuves du 100 m et du 200 m.
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Inclusion in the Canada Games gives Special Olympics athletes the chance to shine in front of their peers from generic sports, and gain experience at major competitions.
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A Ryder Cup-style tournament with members of Special Olympics, the First Tee of Greater Washington, DC, Wounded Warrior Project veterans and Howard University men’s golfers playing in pairs of two.
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As a child, Marie Powell's parents always encouraged her parents to participate in sports.
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Special Olympics Canada athlete Michael Bandler, a four-time SO World Games medalist, has a passion for the culinary arts and uses his skills in the kitchen to help him train.
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Special Olympics takes part in the Big Game media tour virtually.
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Throughout the Special Olympics community, 2020 has been a year full of unprecedented events and obstacles, many of which have never been encountered. As many things have changed, one thing has stayed consistent: the number of outstanding coaches still substantially impacting their communities.
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All Special Olympics Programs are experiencing a new kind of normal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing all to go virtual this year.
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