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Fri, 2015-05-15 22:06 by Dominic Tremblay
Canada-Wide Science Fair is excited to announce the top winners of CWSF 2015.  Read more
Thu, 2015-04-30 15:29 by Dominic Tremblay
JOB POSTING   CWSF Summer Coordinator   PURPOSE: To assist program development, communication and public relations in support of Youth Science Canada programs.   Key Accountabilities: ·      Execute a strategic plan for content partner development within the Canada-Wide Science Fair ·      Assess resource needs to launch this new initiative ·      Develop a festival event model for integration Read more
Tue, 2015-03-31 19:52 by Dominic Tremblay
  Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the eight recipients of its 2015 Distinguished Service Award. The Awards annually recognize up to ten volunteers and staff who have made an outstanding contribution, through innovation, long service, or leadership, to the organization or its programs at any level. Nominations are submitted by any two volunteers or staff at any level (by January 31) and selection of the recipients is made by the National Science Fair Committee. Read more
Mon, 2015-03-16 16:16 by Dominic Tremblay
  Twelve of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 10-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair. Read more
Sun, 2015-03-01 09:45 by Dominic Tremblay
  Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Wed, 2015-02-11 15:35 by Reni Barlow
Canada-Wide Science Festival comes to Montreal in 2016 TORONTO, February 9, 2015 - Youth Science Canada (YSC) today formally announced that the Canada-Wide Science Festival will return to Montreal in 2016. As YSC's flagship program, the Canada-Wide Science Festival engages bright minds in amazing discovery while recognizing Canada's top 500 young scientists and their projects. Read more
Fri, 2015-01-30 08:00 by Dominic Tremblay
 If you’re on the Canada-Wide Science Fair website today, you probably noticed something really exciting – our countdown clock has ticked over to 100! That means we’re just 100 days away for the 2015 CWSF in Fredericton! This is the first time CWSF has ever been in New Brunswick, and our organizing committee is already hard at work to make sure this will be a memorable year for everyone! Read more
Thu, 2015-01-22 18:49 by Dominic Tremblay
Youth Science Canada (YSC) is pleased to announce that the Ambassador Program will be returning for the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Read more
Thu, 2014-09-04 12:13 by Dominic Tremblay
Hayley Todesco from Canada received the 2014 Stockholm Junior Water Prize on September 3rd for inventing a method that uses sand filters to treat oil contaminated water and recover water for reuse. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the prize at an award ceremony during the World Water Week in Stockholm. Read more
Thu, 2014-05-15 17:23 by Dominic Tremblay
Canada-Wide Science Fair 2014 names top projects Read more
Wed, 2014-04-16 14:58 by Dominic Tremblay
    For over 50 years now, Youth Science Canada has played a vital role in nurturing the scientific impulse amongst our youth—encouraging them to get their hands dirty while developing scientific and technological knowledge and skills. With that in mind, I couldn’t be more excited to tell you about our new partnership with EF Educational Tours.    Read more
Fri, 2014-03-28 14:49 by Dominic Tremblay
Youth Science Canada is looking to hire two summer students to work within our fundraising and marketing & communications activities from our Pickering, Ontario office. You must be a student in an accredited program at the college or university level who will also be returning to school in September. The position descriptions for the Development Summer Coordinator and the Communications Summer Coordinator are listed below. Start date: May 1, 2014 End date: August 22, 2014 Read more
Mon, 2014-03-24 22:38 by Dominic Tremblay
Twelve of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 11-17 in Los Angeles, California. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair. Read more
Sat, 2014-03-01 13:54 by Dominic Tremblay
  Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Mon, 2014-01-20 20:04 by Dominic Tremblay
  Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a new award for the 2014 CWSF in Windsor, ON – The BlackBerry Smartphone App Development Award. Read more
Mon, 2013-09-30 16:28 by Reni Barlow
Canada and the world are facing tough problems. Canadian youth want to make a difference. They know science isn’t easy, but it’s important. We’re challenging them to make their world a better place. And with nearly $1M in awards, prizes, and scholarships, we’re serious! Read more
Tue, 2013-09-24 17:50 by Reni Barlow
For the second year in a row, a Canadian has captured the prestigious International Cooperation Prize at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS). Earlier today, Jessie MacAlpine of Woodstock, Ontario (left in photo) won the award for her project, Mustard Oil as an Apicomplexan-Targeting Drug Therapy for Plasmodium falciparum - a promising cure for malaria that uses a cooking oil common in developing countries and costs one million times less than the current leading antimalarial drug. Read more
Mon, 2013-09-23 22:31 by Reni Barlow
Ann Makosinski (15) of Victoria, BC (centre left in photo) won the age 15-16 category at this year’s Google Science Fair, becoming the first Canadian to win an award in the global online event. Read more

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