Igniting Young Minds: IDEA Lab Kids in St. Albert

What truly sets IDEA Lab Kids St. Albert apart is its approach to learning. Here, education is not confined to textbooks and classrooms. Instead, it’s about hands-on experiences, exploration, and, most importantly, fun. A STEAM revolution in education is brewing, one that promises to shape the future of our children by weaving together the threads […]

Best in business: Alumni, entrepreneurial and student leaders to receive top awards

Entrepreneurs Dr. Greg Roberts and Kim Paddon will be honoured by Memorial University’s Faculty of Business Administration at its 37th annual Partners Celebration on Wednesday, April 24, at the Emera Innovation Exchange, Signal Hill Campus. Business students Precious Dela Cruz and Elizabeth Hanrahan will also receive awards for their contributions to student and university life through volunteerism […]

Melfort Junior Citizen of the Year has made a large impact in a short time

Melfort’s Junior Citizen of the Year has made a great impact on the community in a short time. Josephina (Josey) Hovedestad, who is 15 years old and in Grade 10 at Melfort and Unit Comprehensive Collegiate (MUCC), was named the Junior Citizen of the Year after making impacts across various organizations through her commitment to […]

Transformational: Shad program accepts 9 Rainbow board students

Summer program an enriching educational experience for high-achieving students An enriching educational experience awaits nine students from Rainbow District School Board schools who have been accepted into the prestigious Shad Canada program this summer. Kate Turner of Lively District Secondary School; Xavier Mara and Alexandra Wilson-Zegil of Manitoulin Secondary School; Isaac Longston, Megan Martin and […]

Commemoration Of December 6, 1989, At Polytechnique Montréal – Zhouhang (Amelia) Dai Becomes Ninth Recipient Of The Order Of The White Rose

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 4, 2023 /CNW/ – At an emotion-filled ceremony held 34 years after the anti-feminist murders of December 6, 1989, Polytechnique Montréal today awarded the Order of the White Rose Scholarship to Zhouhang (Amelia) Dai, an engineering student who is committed to achieving an equitable energy transition and a more sharing future. A University of British Columbia (UBC) chemical engineering […]

UPEI’s Luke McCarvill named a Rhodes Scholar

Sustainable design engineering student will head to the University of Oxford in October 2024  The University of Prince Edward Island is excited to share the news that undergraduate student Luke McCarvill is one of 11 remarkable young Canadians awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships for Canada this year.   “On behalf of the UPEI community, I […]

The future is right here in this room

Laurentian hosts enrichment program in Sudbury for students from across Canada. “The future is right here in this room,” said Dufour, the innovation and commercialization coordinator at Laurentian’s Jim Fielding Innovation & Commercialization Space. “I am blown away by the ability of these students to come together to solve a real-world problem. Start the conversation […]

Tuttle has experience of a lifetime at Shad conference

FALL RIVER: Jane Tuttle just had the experience of a lifetime for the past month meeting new friends, learning more about herself and her independence, and about science. Tuttle was one of approximately 60 students across Canada that spent the better part of the last month at UNB in Fredericton, N.B. as part of the Shad […]

CBC speaks with some of the amazing Shads visiting TRU in Kamloops

CBC speaks with some of the Shads enjoying Kamloops for TRU’s first summer hosting a Shad program. Shad President and CEO, Tim Jackson, talks with hosts about the Shad program and Thompson Rivers University’s (TRU) first summer hosting a Shad program on campus. Hosts speak with some of the amazing Shads visiting TRU in Kamloops […]

Summer program gives high-achieving out-of-province high schoolers a taste of university life in Winnipeg

When Ava Fischer stepped off the airplane in Winnipeg, she didn’t know what to expect during her month-long stay at the University of Manitoba’s summer enrichment program for high-achieving high school students. Shad Canada’s program is open to both Canadian and international students at 21 participating universities across the country. “I was really nervous in […]

TRU’s first Shad students experience the BC Interior

A unique chemistry happens when exceptional students from high schools across Canada converge on campus for four weeks of hands-on learning, change making and university life. Thompson Rivers University (TRU) welcomed 48 Grade 10 and 11 students to its Kamloops campus on July 2 to experience Shad Canada’s science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) and […]

Canadian high school students have educational adventure ‘like no other’

Twenty years of student enrichment. Every summer for the past 20 years, students from high schools across Canada converge on the St. John’s campus for a unique learning experience. Month-long learning experience Shad Memorial is known to immerse students in a wide variety of learning opportunities. From Fogo Island and Bell Island exploration, campfires at […]

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