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Written by: Tara Bottan, June 5, 2019   The people of Thunder Bay have once again shown just how big their hearts are as over 40 local Law Enforcement Officers showed up to work alongside the amazing staff at two Boston Pizza locations in Thunder Bay on Wednesday.  Officers were paired up with servers and let loose on the public! Many staff of the chain are long time employees, gree
  By: Diana Laverty & Denise Szachury, Dryden Police Service   Well, our fundraiser for Special Olympics, “Anything 80’s Bowling” is in the books and it was a huge success! We would like to send a big Thank You to the eleven teams who fundraised over $ 4,790.00 for local Special Olympics Ontario!! A big shout out to Pizza Hut for donating pizza for all the part
Written by: Carrie Gouthro, Correctional Service Canada   I was very honoured to be chosen to represent Ontario, and to be joined by Law Enforcement Torch runners from across Canada to promote and celebrate the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games, held in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. When we arrived to Halifax, we were strangers but with a common passion, raising funds and awarene
Written by Callum, Special Olympics Ontario athlete  Visit Callum's blog here The first Special Olympics International Games, held in 1968 out of Soldier Field 172 countries.  4.9 million athletes.  50 years of acceptance, inclusion and the stimulation of growth.  The whole world celebrated half a century of incredible progress, marking Special Olympics 50th anniversary with a global Day of
Written by Callum, Special Olympics Ontario athleteVisit Callum's blog here The carrying of the Torch.  It's a symbol almost as old as the Olympic Games themselves.  A symbol that marks the beginning of pure, unbound competition.  Perhaps The Torch goes back to the very first Game held in Greece, which must have been over two thousand years ago.  Like many time-honoured, Olympic traditi