Professors, Canadian Space Agency engineers, and other experts guide Shads through design project mission

Subject-matter experts mentor Shads and provide insight on designing a payload for microgravity

NASA Research Scientist on rerouting her passions and helping astronauts explore space

Darlene Lim reflects on recent NASA field investigations, SUBSEA and BASALT, and what she learned at Shad over twenty years ago

Students get a lesson on strategic thinking from former Disney leader Kenton Low

Shad participants listened attentively as former Disney VP Kenton Low provided tips and tricks to weave the human element into design —a key element for this year’s Shad design challenge.

Shad Canada’s first online program lifts off with a Blue Origin space mission

Student ideas are being launched into space with Blue Origin and Luna Design and Innovation.

Canada’s STEAM and Entrepreneurship program goes online (and into orbit) due to COVID-19

July 16, 2020 – Communitech Necessity is the mother of invention. Nowhere has that been more evident than in the myriad ways we now meet virtually. Businesses and organizations across the world have adapted their services, events and programs to be digital by default.  Canada’s UX festival, Fluxible, turned its week-long series of workshops and […]

Shad Canada teams up with Luna Design and Blue Origin

July 14, 2020 – SpaceQ Shad Canada is taking its programming virtual and has partnered with Blue Origin for a 20-day program that includes a spaceflight competition. Shad Canada is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) and entrepreneurship not-for-profit registered charity for students in grades 10 and 11. Shad Canada programs are usually month-long […]

Coming together to build ShadOnline

With no option but to go online, partners and educators help contribute to a STEAM-filled, virtual Shad experience.

From Shad to leading the development of a groundbreaking COVID-19 test

CEO and founder of Spartan Bioscience shares how his company is leading Canada into the future of DNA testing.

Shad Canada brings Space Exploration online with Blue Origin

Canada’s premier STEAM enrichment program, Shad Canada, is launching a 20-day online program that concludes with a spaceflight competition with Blue Origin.

Four Shads are recognized for their community influence

Chinemerem Chigbo, David Chung, Jocelyne Murphy and Nicholas Rampertab have all been awarded the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership.

Shad alum creates COVID-19 kits for the Homeless Community

Aryan Singh’s Goodwill Initiative comes two years after attending Shad, where he tackled tough design problems and learned the importance of walking in someone else’s shoes

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 that’s now become a new passion. Buckle, 16, a Level 2 student at Corner Brook Regional High, participated in Shad […]

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