About SBOC - Our History

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The Spelling Bee of Canada, a not-for-profit grassroots organization, was established in the greater Toronto area in 1987 and led to the development of an Ontario Spelling Bee. 

Since then,1987, Spelling Bee of Canada, a not-for-profit grassroots organization, has been promoting children and youth literacy with the mission to enrich the children and youth learning experience and engage schools and the community at large in an annual education process. Currently, SBOC is unifying all the provinces in order to create a National Spelling Bee.

DYK: To date over 50,000 children have participated in the programme.

Our goal, with the support of schools, student literacy representatives, sponsors, parents, chapter presidents and volunteers, is to...(more)
The Spelling Bee of Canada, a not-for-profit grassroots organization, was established in the greater Toronto area in 1987...(more)
The literacy programme enables each and every child (between the ages of 6 – 15 years) to...(more)

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