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

Four Sudbury students selected for prestigious program

Four Sudbury students have been recognized for their academic, extracurricular, and innovative excellence with their acceptance into a prestigious educational program this summer. Rainbow District School Board students Grace Martin of Lockerby Composite School, Kate ...
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Rainbow students accepted into prestigious Shad Canada program

Four students from Rainbow Schools have been accepted into the Shad Canada program this summer. Education director Bruce Bourget says the four students who will be taking part in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and ...
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Ishita Mann youngest ever recipient of Sask. Volunteer Medal

REGINA - Last week was a big one in the life of 19-year-old Ishita Mann. Mann was one of nine recipients of the 2021 Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal. The recipients were announced in March by Lieutenant ...
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Meet Shad-Imhotep’s Legacy Academy Scholarship Recipient, Zainab Abdalmajid

Zainab Abdalmajid has been named the first Shad-Imhotep's Legacy Academy (ILA) scholarship recipient, granting her a full scholarship to attend the Shad program this July. Shad and ILA partnered to help remove barriers in the ...
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FairPlay – Making “play” more accessible to children with disabilities

Playing with toys off the shelf is a luxury many children living with a disability are not able to experience. Most toys are developed for able-bodies, leaving little room for traditional “play” among disability communities ...
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Michelle McFarlane – Black History Month and raising the bar on equity, diversity and inclusion for underrepresented youth in STEM

A Shad alumni, a scholar in STEM academics and on a mission to break down barriers, Michelle is making a difference for youth across Canada. Making the path to STEM education more inclusive and accessible ...
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Loran Award Recipients

Get to know the Shad 2019 Loran Scholars
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Schulich Leader Scholarships Recipients

Nine Shads receive prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships

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