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We provide quality sport training programs and competitions for athletes living with an intellectual disability in the district of Northern Ontario.

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Meeting and Greeting with Your MPs

Athletes across the province have been sharing their experiences with their local Members of Parliament, in the lead-up to Special Olympics Canada's "Capital Hill Day" in Ottawa, October 25th. Here, Julia Romualdi is all smiles during her meeting with MP Charlie Angus in Timmins.

News Flash

  • Provincial News Update: "Read all about it!"  (please click on title of post to be taken to page with download) Here it is folks, the document you've all been waiting for! The Provincial News Update includes updates on various initiatives, including coaching courses, marketing campaigns, torch run, major competitions, etc. Share this link with other members of your Special Olympics community.
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 7:36 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • What a Day at Queen's Park! On May 3rd, various MPPs met with athletes and their families from across the Province. This awareness day was very successful, allowing MPPs to find out more about the opportunities that our athletes have through Special Olympics, in their ridings and beyond. Pictured here, Thunder Bay athlete Thomas Boyes enjoys sharing his experiences with MPP Michael Mantha (Algoma-Manitoulin).
    Posted Aug 26, 2016, 7:41 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
  • Thank you for hosting, Kapuskasing! (please click on the title to be taken to full post with image) SOO-Kapuskasing hosted swimmers from the North East in their recent swim meet. It was a great opportunity to meet with other athletes and show of skills worked on all winter, and for those athletes heading to Guelph for Provincial Spring Games to have a competition experience before the event. Check out the press coverage!
    Posted May 13, 2016, 6:56 AM by Hellaina VanErp-Rothenburg
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