Strength in Community: Shad alum speaks about Indigenous History and finding community in academics, athletics and at home

When Kendrick Lounsbury received his Indigenous name earlier this month, it came at a poignant time for both him and his community. Currently in Surrey, BC, Kendrick is a member of the Kwakwak’awakw tribe. An Elder from his home community on Vancouver Island bestowed on him the name Gwayumgalis. It translates to The Great Whale […]

Fort St. James student selected for Shad Canada 2022

One hard-working Fort St. James Secondary School student has been selected to participate in the 2022 Shad Canada program. Corbyn Gauthier, Grade 10, will be heading out east to Carleton University in Ottawa, to participate in a month-long STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) program this summer. The news of Corbyn’s acceptance arrived as […]

Rainbow students accepted into prestigious Shad Canada program

Four students from Rainbow Schools have been accepted into the Shad Canada program this summer. Education director Bruce Bourget says the four students who will be taking part in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math, commonly called STEAM and Entrepreneurship program as part of the opportunities provided by Shad Canada. He says one Manitoulin […]

Ishita Mann youngest ever recipient of Sask. Volunteer Medal

REGINA – Last week was a big one in the life of 19-year-old Ishita Mann. Mann was one of nine recipients of the 2021 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. The recipients were announced in March by Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty, Mann received her medal at Government House April 26 along with the eight other recipients. Mann is the youngest […]

Shad in the news

Young minds challenged to solve problems

Lakehead University welcomed 65 young people from across Canada who are taking part in Shad this month at the university.

Shad in the news

Annual Shad Program Underway At LU

Shad is once again underway at Lakehead University, where dozens of students are learning how to create new products and business ideas. The program officially opened yesterday, and is running at LU and 16 other schools around the country until July 26th.

Past Shads

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.