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October 16, 2018

 

SHAD Canada granted viceregal patronage from the Governor General of Canada

 

“We are thrilled to welcome Her Excellency as our patron,” said Tim Jackson, President and CEO of SHAD Canada. “Her Excellency’s background as a scientist and astronaut is a perfect fit with our STEAM based program. She is an aspirational role model for the youth change makers who participate in the SHAD program – a majority of whom are female.”

 

July 27, 2018

 

Provincial government investing in Island’s future leaders

 

More Prince Edward Island students than ever before participated in a nationwide young leaders program supported by the provincial government.

 

SHAD – named for the Aurora, Ontario creek where the program began – is a summer enrichment program hosted by 16 different universities each July that attracts top Canadian high school students. The Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning is providing $150,000 over three years to the program to ensure more Island students are able to participate. 

 

July 26, 2018

 

Top high school students take up astronaut's challenge to help Canadians become more resilient in natural disasters

 

1,000 of the top high school students in the country came up with some original ideas to answer a challenge from NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel.  In early July, Feustel announced SHAD’s theme for its 2018 summer program via video message from the International Space Station. 

 

“Canadians need to be ready for extreme events,” Feustel said. “This year’s challenge at SHAD is to come up with some kind of solution to help Canadian communities be more resilient in a natural disaster.”

 

July 4, 2018

 

Astronaut announces theme for SHAD summer program from the International Space Station

 

NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel surprised the 1,000 high school students attending the SHAD program at university campuses from coast by coast by announcing the 2018 theme for the summer program via video message from the International Space Station. 

 

“Canadians need to be ready for extreme events,” Feustel said.  “This year’s challenge at SHAD is to come up with some kind of solution to help Canadian communities be more resilient in a natural disaster.”

 

 

June 20, 2018

 

Canada’s Brightest Youth Prepare for Transformational Month of Intense Enrichment and Entrepreneurship at SHAD

 

An actor and a top prize winner from the Canada-Wide Science Fair will join about 1,000 students looking to become change makers this summer at the award-winning enrichment and entrepreneurship program SHAD. 

 

This year’s SHAD program will take place at a record 16 host university campuses from coast to coast, with students being represented from all 10 provinces and three territories.

 

April 11, 2018

 

SHAD and Pathways to Education Canada partner to help students from low-income communities reach their potential

 

A new partnership between SHAD and Pathways to Education Canada will see 14 youth leaders from low-income communities attend the award-winning STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts and math) based program this summer for the first time.  The students will receive a full bursary including travel to attend the program

 

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September 2, 2018 - The Labradorian

 

'Jack of All Trades’ student wins prestigious scholarship

 

August 16, 2018 - The Victoria Star

 

SHAD experience beat expectations for N.B. student

 

August 8, 2018 - Inside Halton

 

Halton SHAD fellow helps develop 10-day survival kit for diabetics in extreme weather conditions

 

August 6, 2016 - Saanich News

 

Students design bracelet to measure poison air from wildfires

 

August 5, 2018 - Pique News Magazine

 

Whistler student returns from prestigious summer enrichment program 

 

August 1, 2018 - The Guardian

 

Young minds gather at UPEI to find solutions for natural disasters

 

August 1, 2018 - York Region Metroland

 

Going to school this summer helps Woodbridge teenager effect change

 

August 1, 2018 - The Chronicle Journal 

 

Ideas help survive natural disasters

 

July 31, 2018 - Exchange Magazine

 

Top SHAD high school students take up astronaut’s challenge to help Canadians become moreresilient in natural disasters

 

July 29, 2018 - Kitchener Today

 

SHAD students get the chance to tackle the world's biggest problems

 

July 29, 2018 - Journal Pioneer

 

Provincial government invests in nationwide SHAD program

 

July 26, 2018 - TB News Watch (video)

 

Gifted High schoolers from across the country have finished up their time at Lakehead University

 

July 26, 2018 - CBC Here and Now (Video scroll to 19:00)

 

Dozens of brainy high school students from across Canada are at Memorial University

 

July 26, 2018 - VOCM

 

Students Celebrate End of SHAD Enrichment Program At MUN

 

July 26, 2018 - Waterloo Region Record

 

Teens gather to develop life-saving ideas

 

July 25, 2018 - CBC Shift-NB

 

SHAD students seek to help with natural disasters

 

July 25, 2018 - CBC News Kitchener-Waterloo

 

Teens at UW's SHAD camp imagine using drones to evacuate areas during natural disasters

 

July 21, 2018 - Northern News Services

 

Jordan Takkiruq’s eventful summer

 

July 19, 2018 - CBC PEI

 

School's in for summer: High school students from across Canada at UPEI for SHAD program

 

July 18, 2018 - CBC Compass (audio interview begins at 17:30)

 

SHAD UPEI featured on CBC PEI News at 6 

 

July 17, 2018 - Saskatoon Morning

 

High-achieving high school students spend part of their summer at the U of S

 

July 17, 2018 - University of Saskatchewan

 

Helping prospective students reach their potential

 

July 15, 2018 - CTV News Montreal (video)

 

What did you do on your summer vacation? These students solved natural disasters

 

July 13, 2018 - The Guardian

 

P.E.I. students to attend SHAD

 

July 13, 2018 - CTV Saskatoon (video)

 

Students from across the country got to pick the brain of Saskatchewan's Education Minister

 

July 13, 2018 - North Shore News

 

Handsworth students spread their wings

 

July 13, 2018 - Mount Allison University (video)

 

#MtAllison is presently hosting 48 high school students from across Canada as part of SHAD 

 

July 11, 2018 - Halifax Chronicle Herald

 

Natural forces help Point Pleasant rebound 15 years after Juan

 

July 10, 2018 - CBC Radio’s Shift in New Brunswick 

 

48 of the brightest high school students in the country are spending the month at Mount Allison University

 

July 10, 2018 - Oak Bay News

 

Esquimalt High student gaining STEAM experience this summer

 

July 10, 2018 - The Star Halifax

 

Students learn how Point Pleasant Park bounced back after Hurricane Juan

 

July 10, 2018 - Grand Falls-Windsor Advertiser

 

Botwood and Grand Falls-Windsor students heading to SHAD enrichment program

 

July 10, 2018 - McGill Reporter

 

McGill welcomes top high school students as part of SHAD program

 

July 9, 2018 - Carleton Newsroom

 

High School Students Shine at Carleton Summer Program

 

July 9, 2018 - UW Daily Bulletin

 

SHAD 2018 design theme and other declarations

 

July 9, 2018 - CBC The Homestretch (audio)

 

High school students from across the country are in Calgary to work on some personal growth this month

 

July 5, 2018 - CBC Afternoon Drive (audio)

 

SHAD President and CEO Tim Jackson speaks about the SHAD 2018 theme

 

July 5, 2018 - KitchenerToday.com

 

SHAD summer program focused on how Canadians can be resilient in a natural disaster

 

July 5, 2018 - Insurance Canada

 

Astronaut announces theme for SHAD summer program from the International Space Station

 

July 4, 2018 - Breakfast Television Vancouver (video)

 

SHAD UBC 2018

 

July 4, 2018 - The Kincardine Independent 

 

KDSS student accepted into summer enrichment program at McGill

 

July 3, 2018 - The Chronicle Journal

 

‘High-potential’ students arrive for SHAD program

 

July 3, 2018 - Norwester

 

Gander Collegiate student taking part in prestigious SHAD program

 

July 3, 2018 - Grand Falls-Windsor Advertiser

 

Summerford student off to Queen's University

 

July 3, 2018 - Country 600

 

Few local students off to university this month

 

July 3, 2018 - Magic999

 

The SHAD Students Are Back For Another Summer

 

July 3, 2018 - CBC Up North (audio)

 

The latest from summer camp for some of the best young minds in Canada

 

July 2, 2018 - TB News Watch

 

July 2, 2018: Canada Day festivities

 

July 2, 2018 - The Telegram

 

Memorial University one of 16 sites to host SHAD program

 

June 29, 2018 - Red Deer Public Schools

 

Grade 11 student ready to make the world a better place

 

June 29, 2018 - Simcoe Reformer

 

Summer adventure for girl guide siblings

 

June 28, 2018 - UPEI

 

Canada’s Brightest Youth Set to Arrive at SHAD UPEI for Month of Intense Enrichment and Entrepreneurship

 

June 28, 2018 - Kingston Whig-Standard

 

Program offers 'everything and anything'

 

June 28, 2018 - Waterloo Daily Bulletin

 

SHAD Waterloo 2018 program about to commence

 

June 28, 2018 - Mount Allison University News

 

Canada’s brightest youth set to arrive at SHAD Mount Allison for month of intense enrichment and entrepreneurship

 

June 28 - Cochrane Eagle

 

Cochrane students take to the east coast for SHAD

 

June 28 - UToday

 

University of Calgary hosts 64 of Canada's brightest teens at SHAD summer program

 

June 27 - Stratford Beacon Herald

 

Four Stratford high school students selected to participate in Canadian enrichment program

 

June 26 - Delta Optimist

 

Delta students earns spots in national enrichment program

 

June 25 - NationTalk (audio interview)

 

NationTalk speaks with Eva Greyeyes about her positive experience with SHAD

 

June 25 - NationTalk

 

Students Looking Forward To Becoming Leaders through a Summer of Enrichment At SHAD

 

June 25 - Windsor Star

 

Holy Names student snags Schulich scholarship

 

June 23, 2018 - Lambton Shield

Two local students, both friends, selected for national program

 

June 21, 2018 - Kamloops This Week

 

Kamloops student quartet will have busy summer

 

June 21, 2018 - Journal Pioneer

 

Summerside student heads to SHAD for transformational month

 

June 20, 2018 - Red Deer Advocate

 

Red Deer high school student psyched for SHAD

 

June 20, 2018 - Kelowna Daily Courier

 

Okanagan students accepted into prestigious summer program

 

June 20, 2018 - The Compass

 

Conception Bay, Placentia area students selected for summer enrichment program at Canadian universities

 

June 20, 2018 - Alaska Highway News

 

Fort St. John students selected for SHAD program

 

June 20, 2018 - Ancaster News

 

Ancaster, Dundas students accepted for SHAD enrichment and entrepreneurship program

 

June 15, 2018 - Almaguin News

 

Almaguin student accepted into program for best and brightest in Canada

 

June 11, 2018 - The Hill Times

 

Canada needs its youth to show swagger to be global leaders in the entrepreneurship and innovation game

 

 

June 4, 2018 - The Gander Beacon

 

Marystown students selected for SHAD program

 

May 14, 2018 - The Observer 

 

Two St. Pat’s students participating in enrichment and entrepreneurship program

 

May 10, 2018 - 92.1 Rock

 

SHAD High School Summer Program Looking for Timmins Applicants

 

May 7, 2018 - North Bay Nugget

 

Widdifield student heading to Western University

 

May 2, 2018 - Daily Courier

 

Student of the Month

 

April 12, 2018 - Exchange Magazine

 

SHAD and Pathways to Education Canada partner to send 14 youth to Canada’s premier high school enrichment and entrepreneurship program this July

 

April 10, 2018 - Osoyoos Times

 

Osoyoos youth, Jacob Campol, 16, chosen to participate in SHAD program for high achievers

 

April 2, 2018 - Country 600

 

Prestigious SHAD program accepts two local students

 

March 31, 2018 - Halifax Chronicle Herald

 

Enfield high school student wins scholarship for LGBTQ+ efforts

 

February 14, 2018 - My Yellowknife Now

 

SHAD comes to Yellowknife to help shape students' futures

 

February 9, 2018 - Caledon Enterprise

 

Caledon's John Milkovich named as one of 34 Loran Scholars

 

February 7, 2018 - Alaskan Highway News


North Peace Secondary student Jessica Telizyn wins prestigious $100,000 Loran scholarship

 

January 22, 2018 - The Toronto Star

 

Toronto scholarship winner hopes to help other low-income youth

Shahan Mahmood is one of 80 recipients of the $5,000 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship.

 

January 20, 2018 - CBC Our Toronto

 

How a team of GTA students put distance and rivalry aside to help a group of students from a remote indigenous community thrive

 

January 11, 2018 - Gander Beacon

 

SHAD Network recognizes N.L. students’ success

 

January 11, 2018 - Nor'wester

 

King's Point girl proud to be part of Premier's Youth Council | Council recognized as one of SHAD's top stories

 

January 9, 2018 - Exchange Magazine

 

SHAD Fellows named top story of 2017 for inspiring change in their communities

 

December 27, 2017 - Truro Daily News

 

Former CEC student nominated for Top 17 of 2017

 

November 13, 2017 - TVO The Agenda
 

Students are reinventing the roofs over our heads

 

November 13, 2017 - Global News Morning Montreal
 

Helping Canada’s top youth reach their potential

 

November 10, 2017 - The Charlatan
 

SHAD Carleton smashes award record 

 
November 8, 2017 - Cambridge Times
 

Cambridge teen wins big in innovation competition

 

November 8, 2017 - PEIcanada.com
 

Westisle student named SHAD Innovator of the Year

 

 

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