Monday, February 13 marked exactly 70 years since oil was first discovered at Leduc #1. The discovery would help shape Alberta's economy for decades to come. And to honour the momentous anniversary, members of the provincial government descended on the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre that morning to make a special announcement, declaring February 13, 2017 to be Oil and Gas Celebration Day in Alberta. Read more
Roger Parent, President and Head Creative Director, is pleased to announce the recent arrival of four new members of the Réalisations team. Read more
The fifth annual Thunder Bay Science Festival is coming to a park, theatre, restaurant and university.
The six-day event, presented by Science North in partnership with the NWO Innovation Centre, Ontario Power Generation and ON150, kicks off Feb. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. with a Snow Day at Marina Park featuring the making of snow volcanoes and mitten-warming devices. Read more
A national campaign was officially launched by the Government of Canada on Saturday to encourage young women to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read more
Trash was turned into treasure at the Okanagan Science Centre Friday during the Canadian Inventions Maker Day. Read more
A young male beaver is the latest addition to the level three Northern ecosystem at Science North. The yet-to-be-named animal was born and raised at the Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien in St-Félicien, Quebec. Read more
Gain a new appreciation for the machine inside all living things when Biomechanics: The Machine Inside opens at the Ontario Science Centre on February 8, 2017. This interactive exhibition explores animals and plants as machines built for survival, complete with pumps, claws, springs and wings. Read more
The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are committed to supporting modern and innovative infrastructure across Atlantic Canada. With help from government funding, renovations to the largest science centre in the region are now complete, providing a fun interactive space for Nova Scotians and visitors to learn about science and technology. Read more
Spongelab Interactive is happy to announce the launch of eCambrian, an app that allows people to go on dates with creatures that existed 500 million years ago. Strike up a conversation, get to know them, and find your true match. Read more
Calling all Canadian innovators between the ages of 14 and 18! The Ontario Science Centre wants to recognize you for making the world a better place through science and technology. Nominations are now open for the 2017 Weston Youth Innovation Award. Now in its ninth year, the annual award recognizes and supports young Canadians who apply science and technology creatively with the goal of making a positive difference locally or even globally. Read more
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