Canada’s brightest young scientists will be in Regina May 14-20 for the 56th edition of the Canada-Wide Science Fair.
The event will feature 500 students and their 400 projects that have earned top marks at regional science fairs across the country. The event is expected to attract about 6,000 visitors to the Regina area, making this Canada’s largest youth science competition. Visitors will include 500 volunteers, 350 judges, 200 chaperones and the public. Read more
Finalists heading to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina this May got a major boost of support and funding today from The Gwyn Morgan & Patricia Trottier Foundation. Read more
Three-time CWSF finalist, Stephanie Gaglione of Woodbridge, Ontario is studying at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.
In an article by Cynthia Macdonald in the UofT Magazine's Winter 2017 issue, Gaglione describes the beginning of her science career: Read more
Ann Makosinski continues to be recognized for her inventions, this time being named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Read more
Youth Science Canada (YSC) is pleased to announce that the Ambassador Program will be returning for the 2017 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Regina, Saskatchewan.
We are now accepting applications. Please see below for details. If you qualify, we look forward to your application. Otherwise, please share the information with potential applicants.
Last night's 2016 Manning Innovation Awards gala in Halifax honoured the four recipients of the Young Canadian Innovator Awards selected at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) this past May. Read more
Kayley Ting (16), (left in photo) a grade 11 student from Richmond Hill, Ontario, won second prize, with a cash value of 5,000 Euros (CAD$7,400), at today's award ceremony for the 2016 European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS), in Brussels, Belgium. Read more
Canada's Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, met up with the members of Team Canada-EUCYS 2016 today in Brussels. The minister visited with Kayley Ting (image: third from left) from Richmond Hill, Ontario and Katherine Teeter (image: fourth from left) of Markdale, Ontario who are in Belgium representing Canada at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists - the science fair championships for the EU. Read more
CBC News World aired a one-hour documentary, hosted by Reg Sherren titled "Amazing Young Canadians" on May 3rd and 4th. It features the Canada-Wide Science Fair 2016 in Montréal as well as Team Canada-ISEF alumni.
Click the link to watch Amazing Young Canadians on the CBC News web site.
Leanne Jablonski FMI – Canada-Wide Science Fair Acceptance Speech – May 17, 2016 Read more
The Canada-Wide Science Fair is excited to announce the top winners of CWSF 2016.
After hours of hard work and days of presentations the 480 finalists gathered at Theatre St-Denis today to celebrate their accomplishments and learn the recipients of the Grand Awards and other numerous prizes. Read more
Congratulations to Austin Wang who was awarded the Gordon E. Moore Award for Best in Fair at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (IISEF) this morning. He placed first amongst the 1700 participants competing in the world’s largest science research competition for high school students. This is the second year in a row that a Canadian has been awarded Best in Fair. Read more
In two weeks’ time, Montreal will welcome 500 of Canada’s top young scientists to showcase their research and innovation as part of the Canada-Wide Science Fair. Taking place May 15-20 at McGill University, finalists will have the opportunity to engage with the broader Canadian scientific community through a variety of exciting events. Students will learn about cutting-edge research taking place at McGill University and get the chance to explore the celebrated and beautiful city of Montreal.
Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its 2016 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 Policy Advisory Committee.
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TORONTO, March 14, 2016 / Eight 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 8-13 in Phoenix, Arizona. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair.
Team Canada-ISEF 2016 was selected by a distinguished panel of 18 university faculty, industry researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today as part of Youth Science Month. Read more
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
Youth Science Canada's CWSF 2016 Delegate Ambassador Selection Committee is pleased to announce the 6 people who have been selected to serve as Delegate Ambassadors at CWSF 2016 in Montreal. Read more
Youth Science Canada (YSC) is pleased to announce that the Ambassador Program will be returning for the 2016 Canada-Wide Science Festival in Montreal, Quebec. Read more
Individuals interested in the position of Delegate Ambassador for the Canada-Wide Science Festival 2016 are invited to complete the Application Form as well as a 250 word statement and photo. The statement should express why the candidate feels that they are suited to the position and which qualifications they possess that would benefit the Delegate and Finalist experience at the Canada-Wide Science Festival.
Applications for Delegate Ambassador must be received by Friday Jan. 22nd, 2016. Read more