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Special Olympics Nova Scotia seeks volunteers as Provincial Summer Games in Antigonish Draw Near

The Special Olympics Nova Scotia Provincial Summer Games are coming to Antigonish, and they’re looking for support.

Between June 16th and 18th St. FX University will host the provincial qualifiers for the special Olympics where athletes vye for a spot to take part in Nationals.


Anne Marie Shannon is the events and communications director for Special Olympics Nova Scotia. She says volunteers are key in an event like this.




Shannon says there will be volunteer opportunities for all ages and encourages families to get involved.


In 2018, Antigonish will also host the National Special Olympics. This will be the first time the Canadian Special Olympics will be hosted in a small town.


For more information on volunteer registration, visit