Shad program will take on waste reduction

This year’s month-long Shad program began on Sunday, June 30 at the University of Waterloo with the arrival of 54 of the best and brightest high school students from across Canada.

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.

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.

Highlights from the Canada Future Forward Summit

What does the future hold for Canada? In recognition of its 175th anniversary, The Globe and Mail convened top thinkers and leaders from across the country to share insights and ideas on shaping the Canada we want for future generations at the Canada Future Forward Summit.

Bishop’s Falls teen determined to not let Tourette syndrome stand in his way

Bishop’s Falls teen determined to not let Tourette syndrome stand in his way

Two ‘exceptional’ students accepted at entrepreneurial program

March 21, 2019 – Timmins Press A second Timmins student has been accepted into an exceptional-student entrepreneurship program for those excelling in science, technology, engineering arts and mathematics (STEAM). This is the first SHAD student from Thériault since 2005. Last month, the Northeastern Catholic District School Board announced O’Gorman High School student Mya Dolanjski had […]

Shad wants ‘curious’ Sault students for summer learning

Shad wants ‘curious’ Sault students for summer learning. Kyle Blaney’s Shad summer enrichment opportunity proved to be a turning point in his life.

Local student chosen to participate in Shad summer program

February 28, 2019 – Timmins Today Every summer, 1,000 students from across Canada spend 27-days at a Canadian university and engage in lectures, workshops, labs and hands-on learning. Shad is a premier live-in summer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) and entrepreneurship program.

Barrie North student honoured for character, leadership and community work

Barrie North student honoured for character, leadership and community work. Each year, the Loran Scholars Foundation selects up to 35 Loran Scholars, Canadian students with a demonstrated commitment to character, community service and leadership potential.

Four Manitoba students earn Loran scholarships

Four Manitoba students earn Loran scholarships. Four Manitoba students have just been selected as Loran Scholars – among 35 recipients of Canada’s most comprehensive undergraduate scholarship for character, service and leadership, it was announced Friday.

Schulich Leader credits scholarship for helping ignite her love of the innovation sector

Schulich Leader credits scholarship for helping ignite her love of the innovation sector. Scholarships can make a significant difference for a university student. One person who can attest to this is Manpreet Deol, a fourth-year engineering student who, in 2015, received a Schulich Leader Scholarship valued at $80,000.

Tech Roundup For November 2018

Tech Roundup For November 2018. If there was a resounding takeaway from Communitech’s inaugural True North conference last May, it was this: People want technology to solve meaningful problems, not create new ones. With that in mind, Communitech announced the Leaders Prize at True North last month, which will award $1 million to a team that uses artificial intelligence to tackle problem of global significance.

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