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New Release Speical Olympics




Celebrate 50 amazing years of Special Olympics


We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary in 50 Communities across the Province today, raising a 50th flag in each community alongside the greatest supporters of the movement. Today also marks 50 days out from the inaugural 10 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games.

The 2019 Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games will bring together 2,000 student-athletes aged 13-21 from around the WORLD to Toronto, Canada.

The Games will host both Traditional & Unified Sports options in 5 Sports (Athletics, Basketball, Bocce, Floor Hockey, and Soccer).


The Special Olympics - Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) will be a Joint Forces event, involving members from the Port Hope Police Service and Cobourg Police Service.

Date of Run:  5 June, 2019


Meeting Time:  Port Hope Police Service, 9:00 am


Start TimePort Hope Police Service, 9:30 am


Tentative start time from Cobourg (Boston Pizza area) 11:00 am and complete at 12:00 pm.


Chief Wood, Pc Staples, S/Sgt. Andrews, Knights of Columbus members Mr. Cliff Brooks, and Mr. Shane Cassidy