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January 28, 2019

In November 2018, Science North hosted a Northern Nature Trading (NNT) experience conference based on the popular Nature Exchanges at their Science North and Dynamic Earth science centres in Sudbury. At these exchanges, visitors of any age can bring items like shells,...

December 6, 2018

After years of training, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques flew to space on December 3. He is now living and working on the International Space Station as part of his first mission. He will be in orbit for over six months, making this mission th...

October 18, 2018

STAN members know the value of science in society; evidence-based knowledge and decisions permeate our world and our work. By tapping into STEAM events, you can bring new perspectives to your work and play a bigger role in disseminating science throughout your communit...

October 2, 2018

Every October we celebrate the achievements of women and girls as trailblazers throughout history. In perfect timing, on October 2it was announced that Canadian Donna Strickland was awarded a Nobel prize for her work with lasers. So quick trivia question for you: How m...

September 17, 2018

Science Literacy Week is coming back for a fifth year, and it’s set to be bigger and better than ever! This year, event organizer NSERC partnered with the Canadian Space Agency to make the week space-themed, building excitement for the upcoming mission of David Saint J...

August 24, 2018

Many years ago (the 90’s in fact), I was a young, single parent with two young(ish) daughters. My goal was to raise these young women to be strong, confident women who could do what they wanted, where they wanted, when they wanted.

To become the women I imagined them to...

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