New Kids Series Focuses on Cool Careers in STEM!

2018-19-10 | News

When I Grow Up! is TVOKids’ latest television series for children ages 6-11. The new show produced by Riverbank Pictures is all about inspiring our future leaders and helping kids make the connection between their interests, education and the exciting array of careers that use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Viewers follow Mikaela on her quest to determine what she wants to be when she grows up. Her adventures are fuelled by her curiosity and a passion for STEM.

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Re-discovering your passion through volunteering

2018-20-9 | News

If you want to learn more about volunteer opportunities with Let’s Talk Science, check out highlights at,, or

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STEM Activities this Fall from Let’s Talk Science

2018-17-9 | News

It’s back to school and that means excited students, parents and Let’s Talk Science Outreach sites! This fall, we’ve got plenty of opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning in your area.

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NOVA Chemicals announces a $500,000 investment in STEM education for Canadian children through Let’s Talk Science

2018-13-9 | Media Releases

NOVA Chemicals today announced a $500,000 investment over five years in Let’s Talk Science as part of its commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for Canadian children. The investment will ensure that Canadian children have access to free, hands-on STEM-enrichment activities.

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Let’s Talk Science President Dr. Bonnie Schmidt named Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

2018-13-9 | News

On September 11, The Royal Society of Canada and its Members announced this year’s new Fellows, and named the incoming class of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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Retired Canadian Space Agency astronaut, Robert Thirsk helps announce SAP’s investment in Let’s Talk Science and young digital talent in Canada

2018-12-9 | Media Releases

SAP Canada announces a $300,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science and a commitment to developing the digital literacy skills of Canadian youth. As technology disrupts nearly all aspects of work and life, efforts are mounting to prepare students for work and citizen demands in an information era.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Winners of the Science is Beautiful Contest

2018-20-8 | News

Congratulations to Élyse D'Aoust, Isabelle Roy and Alyssa Gauthier from Collège Catholique Samuel-Genest for winning the fifth Science is Beautiful contest.

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Yotakahron Christa Jonathan, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Volunteer at McMaster University

2018-20-8 | Featured Volunteers

Yotakahron was able to pursue her interests in travel, health, and encouraging Indigenous students as a volunteer with Let’s Talk Science Outreach.

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Let’s Talk Science Outreach welcomes First Nations University of Canada as 48th Outreach site

2018-21-6 | News

Let’s Talk Science Outreach welcomes the First Nations University of Canada as the 48 post-secondary site across Canada.

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Let’s Talk Science celebrates our longest-standing volunteer

2018-19-6 | News

The year was 1993. Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden, a young faculty member at the University of Ottawa (UOttawa), was looking for innovative ways she could teach her two graduate students. She encouraged them to go into a local high school and talk to the students about science and their own research.

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Daniel Saucier, a volunteer with the Let's Talk Science Outreach program at the Université de Moncton, Moncton Campus

2018-11-6 | Featured Volunteers

Daniel has been a volunteer with Let’s Talk Science Outreach since the local site started in Moncton. He also was a finalist for the 2018 National Volunteer Awards, Outreach.

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Announcing the 2018 Winners of the Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards

2018-1-6 | News

Let’s Talk Science has more than 3,500 eager and enthusiastic volunteers from over 45 post-secondary institutions across Canada who are committed to enriching the lives of youth through science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Each year, we recognize the volunteers who have gone above and beyond with four prestigious awards to applaud their outstanding contributions to volunteerism and Let’s Talk Science.

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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut David Saint-Jacques inspires Let’s Talk Science post-secondary volunteers at National Conference

2018-31-5 | Media Releases

(London, ON) Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques left over 100 Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer coordinators feeling inspired about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) after speaking with them via videoconference during the 20th annual Let’s Talk Science Outreach Conference in London Ontario. A STEM advocate and mentor, David answered questions generated by the post-secondary students attending the conference for professional development.

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Let’s Talk Science partners with Fair Chance Learning to deliver a Canada-wide Digital Literacy program for educators

2018-14-5 | Media Releases

With funding from the CanCode initiative, Let’s Talk Science and Fair Chance Learning will improve educators’ confidence and knowledge around digital skills

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Let’s Talk Science receives $3.4 million from Hibernia to bring engaging science-based programs to youth across Newfoundland and Labrador

2018-23-4 | Media Releases

St. John’s, Newfoundland – Let’s Talk Science, a national charitable organization and a leading partner in Canadian education, today announced a $3.4 million contribution from Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (“Hibernia”) to expand free learning programs to kindergarten through grade 12 youth and educators across Newfoundland and Labrador.

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