Press Releases

Introducing Our Newest Board Members: Building a Stronger Future Together

At Shad Canada, our goal is to inspire youth from across Canada to solve problems and influence positive change in the world through STEAM and entrepreneurship. We believe that when young people are empowered to ...

ULethbridge to host students from across country through new Shad Canada partnership

High school students from across Canada will have the chance to participate in a unique summer study program at the University of Lethbridge thanks to a new partnership with Shad Canada — an Ontario-based organization ...

TRU joins Shad program for young leaders

KAMLOOPS, BC – Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has partnered with Shad Canada to give high school students a unique experience that draws on university resources. Shad is an educational opportunity for high school students offered ...

In the News

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


A Culture of Generosity: Shad Alum shares how her Sikh Heritage has shaped her identity and provided her a community steeped in love and compassion

As Aneil Garcha prepares for Vaisakhi, the harvest festival observed every April by Sikh communities around the world, she is reflecting on the important role her Sikh heritage has played in her upbringing. From providing ...

Equity through Healthcare: Shad alum shares how his not-for-profit is empowering women through access to maternal healthcare

When Jefferson Chen first arrived in Nigeria in 2018, he did not yet know the depth of connection he would form with the country and its people. But his work as a student consultant would ...

The Thrill of New Experiences: Three Shad2023 alum reflect on their time as the first Shad cohort at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC

When Angelina Hang received her acceptance offer to Shad2023 she was over the moon with excitement. She had heard so much about the program and was anticipating all the amazing things she’d be exploring, and ...

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

Contact Information

Jennifer Ross
Director Marketing and Communications