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 Athlete Lifetime Achievement Award: Steph Smith Female Athlete of the Year: Sophie Anne Lacourse-Pudifin Male Athlete of the Year: Matthew Bedard Female Coach of the Year: Donna Edwards Male Coach of the Year: Albert Seale Volunteer Non-Coach of the Year: Kris Nyhout …

Global Day of Inclusion – July 20, 2019

On Saturday, July 20th, join us for the second annual Global Day of Inclusion in an effort to rally the world to #ChooseToInclude, shifting perceptions of and behaviours toward people with intellectual disabilities, so we focus on that they CAN do, instead of what they can’t. This year’s donut was designed by 26 year old Tori Ranson from Georgetown, ON. …

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 …

Special Olympics introduces Unified Camp Partnership Program opportunities

We are proud to announce a new pilot project for summer 2019! Special Olympics Ontario’s Unified Camp Partnership Program seeks to provide opportunities for meaningful participation and engagement in camp, sport, and leadership experiences, that will impact the lives of young people with and without disabilities and the staff and families that support them. This pilot program will create a …

Request for Proposal – 2020 National Winter Games

The 2020 National Winter Games will be held in Thunder Bay, Ontario, from February 24 – March 1, 2020. Team Ontario will consist of 250 athletes and 86 coaches/mission staff.  The National Games is the country’s largest multi-sport event, and runs every two years.  Team Ontario is comprised of athletes, coaches, managers, mission staff and VIP’s from across the Province.  …

2019 Provincial Floor Hockey and Bowling Championships

2019 Provincial Floor Hockey Championships The 2019 Provincial Floor Hockey Championships will take place May 14 – 16, and will host 18 teams from across Ontario along with five invitational teams from across Canada.  Over 400 athletes and coaches will be participating in the three-day tournament.  The competition will be held at The International Centre in Mississauga (Hall 5).  Teams …

2019 Provincial Awards Nominations

It’s time to nominate and select 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial sport awards winners! We are looking for athletes, coaches, volunteers, and teams in various categories, so please go online and nominate deserving candidates! Visit our Provincial Awards Site and submit your nomination using the online forms provided. Please note that the deadline date is Friday, May 24, 2019. This …