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London Police Officer Derek Spence and Orillia Special Olympics Athlete Stephen Graham Selected to Carry the Flame of Hope as part of Final Leg Torch Run Team for 2019 Special Olympics World Games Flame serves as beacon of inspiration to thousands during Law Enforcement Torch Run to Abu Dhabi, UAE   London/Orillia, ON, July 2018 – Special Olym
Community Article/Video Arnprior, Renfrew Arnprior, Renfrew welcome Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Belleville Torch Run raises funds for Special Olympics Brockville Running for Special Olympics Brockville A run to remember Chatham-Kent Local Police To Raise Up ‘Flame Of Hope’ For Special Olym
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 bu
On July 21, 2018 staff from the Durham East Probation and Parole office along with family and friends took part in Foam Fest held at Dagmar Ski Resort. It was the first fundraiser in support of Special Olympics that the office has participated in.  The team of 12 shared a ton of laughs, pushed physical limits, conquered fears and suffered some
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 Spec
    2,000 athletes. 500 coaches. 7 International regions. 5 sports. 4 days of competition. The games will host a unified sports and traditional team option for athletes aged 13-21 in five sports: athletics, basketball, bocce, floor hockey, and soccer. Modelled after the School Championships Program, first launched by Special Olympic
Bruce Outridge, longtime Brant Truck Convoy supporter, got a very cool gift from Special Olymics athlete, Bryan, after interviewing him for his podcast, The Lead Pedal.  Check out the video below! https://youtu.be/q3sVCTj4iI4