The Government of Canada reinvests $1.5 Million in Let’s Talk Science over two years

2019-29-8 | Media Releases

We live in a world where science and technology are rapidly reshaping everything we do, from the way we work to the way we manage our lives and interact with each other. In an economic environment increasingly driven by innovation, the demand for people who can fill science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs will only continue to increase. With fewer than 6 million children and youth, ages 3-17, in Canada, we cannot afford to leave any behind.

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Let’s Talk Science Fosters Inclusivity with the development of Indigenous Outreach Training

2019-5-6 | Media Releases

(London, ON) On Friday, over 80 Let’s Talk Science Outreach coordinators from post-secondary institutes across Canada participated in a newly developed Indigenous training program. Local MPP for London West, Peggy Sattler and Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Grant Review Team volunteer, Chris Harding were on hand to participate in this new interactive training funded through a $75,000 OTF seed grant and created collaboratively by Let’s Talk Science staff, and in partnership with Indigenous and expert advisors.

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Let’s Talk Science integrating science and coding into Canadian classrooms

2019-29-3 | Media Releases

(Toronto, ON) 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. Let’s Talk Science has developed an exciting national classroom experiment, Living Space, in partnership with the Canadian Space Agency and with funding support from CanCode.

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Bayer Inc. investing $500,000 in STEM education for Canadian youth through Let’s Talk Science

2019-6-3 | Media Releases

Bayer Inc. a Canadian leader in life sciences, is excited to announce a $500,000 investment over four years to Let’s Talk Science, an award-winning organization focused on helping youth thrive as citizens in a workforce increasingly shaped by science and technology.

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Historic investments in Canada’s space program

2019-1-3 | Media Releases

What an incredible day for the future of space exploration and Canadians! Let’s Talk Science was honoured to be at the Canadian Space Agency to hear firsthand about Canada’s investment of $2 Billion in space and what that means for the future.

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Celebrating International Day of Women & Girls in Science by inspiring the next generation of women

2019-12-2 | Media Releases

(Toronto, ON) Over 400 Grade 9-11 girls from St. Joseph’s College School in Toronto had the opportunity to hear from inspirational women as part of Let’s Talk Science’s celebration for International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Students were able to listen and ask questions from young women in different areas of the science industry.

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Building Equity and Inclusion to Support STEM Learning in Canada

2018-27-11 | Media Releases

(Ottawa, ON) Canadian education is among the best in the world, but we cannot be complacent. On November 27, the Canadian Commission of UNESCO and Let’s Talk Science convened diverse stakeholders for a provocative discussion about equity and inclusion as it relates to STEM learning, and measures that can be taken at all levels of elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.

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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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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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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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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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Canada 2067 - Nation-building initiative to support the evolution of Canadian education: Shaping youth learning in science, technology, engineering and math

2016-26-10 | Media Releases

Today, in the presence of the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Canada 2067 was introduced: A new initiative to identify the approaches to education, conditions and actions that are needed to ensure Canadian youth are as prepared as possible for the rapidly changing world.

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Canadian parents have influence, but don’t make the grade when it comes to having The Talk with their kids about science education

2015-10-11 | Media Releases

Almost 90 per cent of Canadian parents believe they are the strongest influence when it comes making decisions about their children’s education and post-secondary pathways, but they are not exerting that influence when it comes to science education.

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