Celebrating National Volunteer Week

2018-13-4 | News

Volunteers are at the heart of what Let’s Talk Science does. From being role models for youth at outreach events, communicating advancements in STEM on CurioCity, supporting program development behind the scenes by preparing activities and helping out in the offices, and sitting on our Board of Directors; volunteers add immense value to the organization.

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Dr. Barb Vanderhyden wins Western’s Annual Alumni Association’s Community Service Award

2018-26-3 | News

Western’s Alumni Association offers an annual awards program that recognizes alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their professions or communities. The Community Service Award pays tribute to a Western alumnus who has enriched the lives of others through their generous gifts of time and talent in their community.

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Lakehead University (Orillia and Thunder Bay Campuses) joins Let’s Talk Science Outreach

2018-12-3 | News

Let’s Talk Science is pleased to welcome Lakehead University to our Outreach team this fall. There will be two sites opening – one in Orillia and one in Thunder Bay.

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Celebrating Women in STEM this International Women’s Day

2018-5-3 | News

March 8 is International Women’s Day; a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At Let’s Talk Science, we believe it’s essential to connect youth with female role models working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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CanCode Funding Announcement with Minister Kirsty Duncan

2018-13-2 | News

Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan joined Dr. Bonnie Schmidt, President of Let’s Talk Science at Etobicoke’s North Kipling Junior Middle School in January to celebrate the announcement of $50 million in CanCode funding.

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Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge returns for classrooms across Canada!

2018-5-2 | News

On February 1, the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge was officially launched for Grade 6-12 classrooms across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science connects Volunteers with STEM Professionals

2018-31-1 | News

Former Let’s Talk Science Volunteers participate in livestreamed panel on STEM careers

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Harleen Saini, CurioCity Volunteer

2018-31-1 | Featured Volunteers

I have truly enjoyed every moment I have spent on CurioCity thus far, whether that was through reviewing other’s articles, reviewing activities/videos, or being given the opportunity to write new articles.

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Healthy habits start with STEM in Sandy Lake

2018-24-1 | News

In April 2017, Let’s Talk Science Outreach students from the University of Toronto St. George site, Alexa, Dhekra, Sam, and Candice, travelled to the Sandy Lake Native Reserve in northwestern Ontario to help facilitate the Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Outreach project.

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The Government of Canada invests $2 Million in Let’s Talk Science to build digital talent for Canada’s future

2018-23-1 | Media Releases

CanCode funding will support Let’s Talk Science’s digital skills program for Kindergarten to Grade 12 educators and youth

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Student’s experience with Let’s Talk Science sparks motivation to give back

2018-16-1 | News

It was an evening of intense pride for Raya Porter and her 13 other colleagues at Element 83 – their student-run company, facilitated by Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region’s Company Program.

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Adrian Kuchtaruk, Let’s Talk Science CurioCity and Outreach Volunteer at Queen’s University

2017-4-12 | Featured Volunteers

One of Adrian’s favourite volunteering events is the Let’s Talk Science Challenge. This fun enrichment event happens across the country every spring.

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Spooky Science

2017-26-10 | News, Upcoming Events

For many, the month of October is all about spooky, fun, fall activities and if you ask any child (or adult with an inner child) they are probably already excited for Halloween and all the tricks and treats that come with it.

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Jamie Magrill, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at University of British Columbia

2017-20-10 | Featured Volunteers

Jamie has taken his volunteering with Let’s Talk Science a step further by helping train new volunteers and lead rural trips!

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Congratulations Dan Ruddy and students – Winners of the 2017 Science is Beautiful Contest

2017-22-9 | News

Dan Ruddy, a science teacher from St. Matthew Catholic High School in Ottawa, Ontario, and his students are the proud winners of the Science is Beautiful contest, put on by select Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites. Ruddy’s classroom entry was chosen in this cross Canada competition.

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