Press Releases

New partnership offers STEAM & Entrepreneurship scholarships to students of African heritage in Nova Scotia

Shad Canada partners with Imhotep’s Legacy Academy at Dalhousie University Waterloo, Ontario; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Apr 26, 2022 – Shad Canada, a month-long STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) & Entrepreneurship experiential program for ...
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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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In the News

Shad Canada participants learned to ‘be the change they want to see’ at MUN St. John’s campus this summer

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Back in person for its 40th year, Shad Canada, an annual summer enrichment program for secondary school students from all over Canada interested in STEAM is being hosted at Memorial University ...
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High schoolers from across the country develop products to improve the wellbeing of Canadians

For the past month, high school students from across the country have been thinking about the concept of wellness, what it means to them, how it shapes their lives and how best to ensure everyone ...
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Shad Dalhousie on CTV Morning Live Atlantic

Shad Dalhousie started their morning with a feature on CTV Morning Live Atlantic. Check out this interview with Program Director Mike Smit and Shads Jordan and Corbett. They chat about #Shad2022, leveling up STEAM knowledge ...
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Smart Shad questions fuel learning about nuclear waste management

Before anyone could jump in and say what everyone in the room may have been thinking, presenters from Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) just put it out there: “No, real nuclear waste is not ...
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Defining wellbeing: an expert discussion and Shad Design Challenge

How do you define wellbeing? It’s a term that’s become as popular as it is hard to pin down. Even more challenging is finding new ways to move towards this positive state of balance in ...
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Traffic lights and hearts and rovers, oh my!

The Shads huddled over the first exercise of their Texas Instruments workshop are mostly chatting amongst themselves and engaged in their work, but occasionally a cry can be heard breaking through the din: "I got ...
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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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