Happy New Year

We are excited to look back on 2023 on all the incredible events and memories made. Nine Nova Scotia athletes travelled to Berlin for the Special Olympics World Summer Games, celebrating three years of award winners at the Inspired Gala …

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NSLETR Challenge Coin now available

Nova Scotia Law Enforcement Torch Run (NSLETR) now has this unique challenge coin for sale and when purchased will send a message of support to Special Olympic Nova Scotia Athletes across the province. Each coin is $25 or you can …

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Holiday Greetings from SONS

Holiday Greetings from Special Olympics Nova Scotia  We wish all our friends, athletes, coaches, volunteers and supporters the very best health and happiness this Holiday Season. We’ve highlighted some of our brightest moments of 2021 for you. Please consider a DONATION in support of …

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Youth Program Update

14 Schools Took the Challenge This fall, schools registered for the SONS School Challenge, a virtual program designed to get children with additional needs moving and eating well on a daily basis for seven weeks. Points for each session are …

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New Partner for Unified Speed Skating

Unified Speed Skating A new program and a new partner Unified Sports includes equal numbers of Special Olympics athletes and partners without an ID of similar ages and abilities on the playing field for both individual and team sports. All …

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News from the Regions

Soccer lovers rejoice!  Sackville/Bedford Soccer The soccer program restarted for Sackville/Bedford this past summer. Athletes were able to get back to their important training programs and games were scheduled for competition.           New Cobequid Region Coordinator …

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World Winter Games in Russia!

Off to Russia! Three Lunenburg/Queens Athletes were named to Team Canada  Congratulations to Emily Latta, Colby Oickle and Michael Moreau who qualified following the 2020 Canada Winter Games in Thunder Bay, ON in the sport of snowshoeing. They are training …

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SONS in the News – Cathy Mason

Meet the Newest Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame Inductee Congratulations goes to long-time volunteer Cathy Mason, Pictou Region. Cathy was recently inducted into the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame as a Builder.  She shares the esteemed company of other Builders (and …

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