Press Releases

Shad Canada brings Space Exploration online with Blue Origin

Waterloo, June 29, 2020 – Canada’s premier STEAM enrichment program, Shad Canada, is launching a 20-day online program that concludes with a spaceflight competition with Blue Origin. In an unprecedented move to pivot their legacy ...
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Laurier selected as Shad Canada university partner

WATERLOO – Wilfrid Laurier University will become one of Shad Canada’s newest university partners in 2020. As a Shad campus, Laurier will run Shad’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) and entrepreneurship program for ...
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Laurentian University Set to Host Top Canadian High School Students at New Tricultural Summer Program

Laurentian University is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Shad Canada, a Waterloo-based charity which runs education programs in science and entrepreneurship for Grade 10 and 11 students. Together, our organizations have created a ...
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In the News

Bringing people together when we’re apart

Shad Canada finds new ways to connect Canada’s brightest young minds Last week, over 1,000 Grade 10 and 11 students from across Canada finished their final projects with this year’s Shad Canada entrepreneurship program. In ...
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Take on the impossible

Shad Memorial takes summer school to a whole other level Fifty-six high school students from across Canada have been selected for Memorial University’s cohort of the annual Shad program. For four weeks in July, these ...
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Shad Mount Allison returns virtually for 2021

Students from across Canada come together online for a month of STEAM programming and activities Shad Mount Allison has returned to the University for another year. Part of a nationally-run non-profit organization, Shad is a ...
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From FIRST Robotics to Shad, alum shares passion for STEAM, leadership, and inclusivity

Like other young changemakers across Canada, Mehak Dhaliwal is setting her sights on building a better future. And there’s a lot to look forward to. She's continuing to bring STEM experiences to more students with ...
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One bead at a time: Shad alum talks business, Indigenous culture, and connection

Shad2021 Azaria is known for her jewelry. In fact, you may not recognize her without it. At any moment, you can almost guarantee she’s donning one of her intricate creations-full of vibrant, handpicked beads with ...
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Exploring mentorship and design thinking at Shad

Design thinking. It’s an approach used by the minds behind some of the most successful companies in the world. It’s a framework used for innovative ideas that lead to big change and meaningful impact. It’s ...
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Award Recipients

Loran Award Recipients

Get to know the Shad 2019 Loran Scholars
Get to know the Shad 2018 Loran Scholars

Schulich Leader Scholarships Recipients

Nine Shads receive prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships

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Jennifer Ross
Director Marketing and Communications