Local students explore, compete and celebrate at 10th Anniversary of Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

Approximately 220 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from Hamilton and area schools will unite to explore, compete and celebrate today at the 10th Anniversary of the Let’s Talk Science Challenge at McMaster University where it first began. The event is hosted by Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning national charitable youth development organization.

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Let’s Talk Science receives federal government funding of $12.5 million over five years to greatly expand its science education programs for Canadian youth

2015-21-5 | Media Releases

The Government of Canada today announced it is providing $12.5 million in funding over five years to Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable education and outreach organization. The funding allows Let’s Talk Science to undertake a transformative change that will kick start a significant expansion of its activities across Canada.

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Council of Canadian Academies releases STEM Skills report

2015-30-4 | Media Releases

On April 30, 2015, the Council of Canadian Academies released a new report entitled, Some Assembly Required: STEM Skills and Canada’s Economic Productivity. The expert panel was charged with examining how well prepared Canada is to meet future skill requirements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Let’s Talk Science receives boost from NSERC’s PromoScience Program

2015-18-3 | Media Releases

Today, the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced a three-year, $102,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science to support the award-winning Tomatosphere™ program.

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Memorial University student wins prestigious Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award for Let’s Talk Science outreach efforts in rural, remote communities

2015-18-3 | Media Releases

Cody O’Brien, a Memorial University of Newfoundland biochemistry major and avid Let’s Talk Science volunteer has been named Community Leader (Atlantic) in the 2015 Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards. The Happy Valley-Goose Bay student is one of just 17 successful award recipients chosen from 385 nominees.

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Canada Science and Technology Museum Launches Partnership with Let’s Talk Science

2015-10-3 | Media Releases

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC) and Let’s Talk Science, a Canadian national charitable organization, have partnered to help our nation’s youth strengthen their learning about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and prolong their studies in these fields.

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Let’s Talk Science congratulates federal government on expanding initiatives for science, technology, engineering and math engagement for Canadian youth

2014-4-12 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science congratulates the federal government for its announcement today of new and expanded initiatives to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) engagement and looks forward to contributing to the effort as part of the new science, technology and innovation strategy.

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Let's Talk Science Partners with Math Science Special Interest Council

2014-3-12 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science, a national, charitable education and outreach organization has partnered with the NLTA’s Math/Science Special Interest Council to present a lunch and learn for senior administrators, as well as a keynote address to educators highlighting the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Scouts Canada and Let's Talk Science Partner to Encourage STEM Career Growth amongst Canadian Youth

2014-24-11 | Media Releases

Scouts Canada and Let’s Talk Science are joining forces to spark a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) amongst Canadian youth in an effort to combat low interest in pursuing STEM-related careers.

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STEM is the future when it comes to careers, but what do Canadian teens really think about it?

2014-4-11 | Media Releases

Science is fun according to almost three quarters of Canadian youth – a number that has more than doubled, from 34 to 72 per cent, in just three years. What’s more is that youth have a huge appreciation for science with 72 per cent believing science offers many different career options and 74 per cent recognizing its importance to adult life. So with interest in and appreciation for science increasing, are youth actually planning to pursue it?

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Canadian post-secondary students recognized by Let’s Talk Science Awards

2014-31-5 | Media Releases

Let’s Talk Science a national, charitable organization that engages children, youth and educators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) has recognized three outstanding volunteers during its annual national training conference today in London, Ontario.

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Let’s Talk Science receives $75,000 gift in recognition of the Royal Tour

2014-21-5 | Media Releases

Earlier today, the Government of Canada announced a $75,000 gift to Let’s Talk Science in recognition of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Tour of Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science and Local Industry Underscore Importance of STEM Learning at Board of Trade Luncheon

2014-6-3 | Media Releases

Science and technology are increasingly important to Canada’s and Newfoundland and Labrador’s economic well-being and quality of life. The President of Let’s Talk Science, Bonnie Schmidt, Ph.D., was in St. John’s this week to again highlight a 2013 study titled Spotlight on Science Learning: The High Cost of Dropping Science and Math, which outlines how important science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is for students when looking for long-term economic and personal success.

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NextEra Energy Canada announces new partnerships to support educational programs across Ontario

2014-3-3 | Media Releases

NextEra Energy Canada today announced three new partnerships with Canadian organizations that support educational programs across Ontario elementary schools and focus on raising awareness of biodiversity, energy conservation and science education. Earth Rangers, ConserveCanada, and Let’s Talk Science, will each receive $25,000 to support their respective educational programs.

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We’re losing out – new report on science learning reveals the economic burden of discontinuing high school science courses

2013-8-10 | Media Releases

The cost of dropping out of secondary school science and math courses is significantly high for Canada, according to a new research report released today by Let’s Talk Science and made possible by Amgen Canada.

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