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

Corner Brook youth are getting engaged in municipal politics

June 2, 2020 - Cape Breton Post Most people know Mira Buckle through her involvement in the arts and theatre. But last summer the Corner Brook teen had her eyes opened to a new experience ...
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Student awarded largest Canadian STEM scholarship

May 25, 2020 - Winnipeg Free Press When a private phone number appeared on the screen of Shubhkarman Jaura’s cell phone in mid-April, the Maples Collegiate student almost didn’t pick up. Little did he know, ...
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Timmins teen wins prestigious national award worth $100K

May 13, 2020 - Timmins Today When a Grade 12 student Magalie Durepos-Létourneau learned she won a prestigious national award, she says she couldn't believe it. Durepos-Létourneau, 17, who attends École secondaire catholique Thériault, has ...
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Coming together to build ShadOnline

Over the past 40 years, educators, researchers, and industry leaders have all come together to make STEAM come to life at Shad programs across Canada. And this year, it’s no different. But now lectures halls ...
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From Shad to leading the development of a groundbreaking COVID-19 test

The period between getting tested for COVID-19 and receiving results is riddled with uncertainty. It can take days to receive a diagnosis, leaving room to unknowingly spread it to others or even be exposed when ...
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Four Shads are recognized for their community influence

Chinemerem Chigbo, David Chung, Jocelyne Murphy, and Nicholas Rampertab have been awarded the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership, an esteemed $70K investment for these changemaking grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. They have all ...
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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

Contact Information

Jennifer Ross
Director Marketing and Communications