Celebrating Volunteers

They bring sport, acceptance and physical activity to the over 1700 athletes that participate in 16 sports across Nova Scotia. With National Volunteer Week upon us, we would like to take this opportunity to recognize the commitment that volunteers in …

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Together let’s #changethegame

It was just after noon when we entered into Horton High on Wednesday, March 9th carrying two boxes that were to be presented to the students participating in the #playunified sports program at 1:00 pm.  Within the halls of the …

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A Time For Celebration

Under the backdrop of heavy falling snow, Special Olympics National Winter Games comes to a close and Team Nova Scotia prepares to celebrate the many successes the 51 members of #TeamNS has experienced over the last five days of competition. …

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A Golden Smile

Brianna Harris is a 19yr old NS snowshoe athlete from Truro Nova Scotia.   Brianna was selected to Team Nova Scotia, based on her performance at the 2015 Special Olympics Nova Scotia Provincial competition in Halifax in July 2015.  At the …

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Team NS Curlers Leading The Pack

Team Nova Scotia’s Curling story started long before the 2016 Special Olympic National Winter Games. The team of Kelly Keefe, Andrew Snow, Devon Barrett, Conar Clory and Mark Munro and coaches Bob and Cathy Munro have a long history. The …

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National Skaters Steal The Show

A Day Where the Skaters Stole the Show Floor Hockey – The Floor Hockey Team took to the court bright and early this morning against Team Manitoba. They ran into a tough squad, they played their hardest but came up …

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National Games Athletes Ready For Competitions

As the first day unfolded, the athletes, coaches, and volunteers were eager to get the day started. Excitement was present at each of the venues as volunteers enthusiastically welcomed the guests they have been busy preparing for. Team Nova Scotia members …

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Stewart and Fougere ready for NFLD

As morning fades into early afternoon, Kailey Stewart and Robert Fougere sit side by side, lacing their skates and preparing for another day of practice at Halifax’s Scotiabank Centre. As they take the ice together, the classic swing number In …

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What will #inspire you in 2016?

This year we resolve to…? How do you ________________fill in your blank? At Special Olympics our goal is to expand public mindsets and opinions to truly understand what we do within our communities. If we were to ask you what …

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