2022 Provincial Award Nominations Open Now

It’s time to nominate and select the 2022 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Awards winners (for the period of July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022). We are once again looking for deserving athletes, coaches, and volunteers in various categories, so please nominate any deserving candidates. We are excited to announce the addition of a new award – The Rising Star …

Special Olympics Ontario releases first-ever fully interactive Impact Report

This year, Special Olympics Ontario has taken the organizational Impact Report to the next level thanks to Provincial Partner Universus Media Group. The theme of the first-ever fully interactive Impact Report is Embracing Change & Empowering Dreams. “I am personally very excited about the launch of our first-ever fully interactive Impact Report, expressed Glenn MacDonell, President and CEO of Special …

2021 Provincial Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of our 2021 Provincial Award Recipients!Please stay tuned for details on the award ceremony as we celebrate the accomplishments of athletes, coaches and volunteers from across the province! President’s AwardJanice Dewland (Oshawa) Athlete Lifetime Achievement AwardRosie Laidler (Kincardine) Athlete of the YearJulia Romualdi (Timmins)Philip Lock (Barrie) Coach of the YearJennifer Mousley (Cambridge)Lindsay Wilson (Toronto) Volunteer of the …

Call for Nominations – 2021 Provincial Sport Awards

It’s time to nominate and select 2021 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Awards winners (for the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021). We are once again looking for deserving athletes, coaches, and volunteers in various categories, so please nominate any deserving candidates.  To nominate athletes and volunteers please visit our Provincial Awards Site and submit your nomination on the online …

Congratulations to 2019 Provincial Award Winners

Special Olympics Ontario is pleased to announce and congratulate the 2019 Provincial Award recipients: President’s Award: Janet Anning – Mindemoya Athlete Lifetime Achievement Award: Steph Smith – Wasaga Beach Female Athlete of the Year: Sophie Anne Lacourse-Pudifin – Chelsea Male Athlete of the Year: Matthew Bedard – Manitowaning Female Coach of the Year: Donna Edwards – Ajax Male Coach of …

Special Olympics Ontario Re-accredited by Imagine Canada

Special Olympics Ontario is pleased to announce that it is one of 34 organizations that has been re-accredited by Imagine Canada’s Standards Program. About the Standards Program: The Standards Program awards accreditation to charities and nonprofits that have demonstrated they have met the required standards in five fundamental areas: board governance; financial accountability and transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer …

Team Ontario Were “ON Their Game” at National Games!

The Special Olympics Canada National Summer Games were held in Antigonish, Nova Scotia from July 31st – August 4th.  Congratulations to all members of Team Ontario for their outstanding performance, bringing home a total of 372 medals!  What an accomplishment!  None of this would be possible without the commitment and dedication of the coaches, volunteers and mission staff.  Athletes trained …