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  • Monday, July 31, 2017 1:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    If you haven’t had a chance to host QUANTUM: The Exhibition now is your chance!

    For 2017 only, the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) will be offering QUANTUM: The Pop-up Exhibition. The exhibit drills down core concepts and leaves the take away messages found in QUANTUM: The Exhibition.

    As part of Innovation 150, CASC will provide funds to help cover the costs of shipping – Learn more.

    For more information please contact Julie Bohemier

  • Monday, July 31, 2017 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) on Aug. 25, 2017 as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary with a benefit gala featuring a Keynote address by Nobel Prize-winner Sheila Watt-Cloutier; a  presentation of the inaugural CNSC award and a musical performance by Elliot BROOD, one of the premier acts in Canadian roots music.

    "There is much to celebrate," said CNSC executive director Grant MacNeil. "We've been supporting research and education in the Churchill region since 1976, and we are excited to welcome everyone to the centre to commemorate this significant event. Events like this give everyone an opportunity to reflect on the past accomplishments of the centre and celebrate the organization's bright future, which is now more important than ever."

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  • Monday, July 31, 2017 1:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Look out for the Canada 150 Newsletter to keep up with all Canada 150 events! 

    This newsletter includes information on what CASC members are planning for Canada 150 as well as different signature events and ways your organization can get involved.

    The Canada 150 Newsletter will be sent monthly on the 20th and will showcase events for the upcoming month.

    If you have something that you would like to include please send to: Julie Bohemier

  • Monday, July 31, 2017 12:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    From October 21 - 24, 2017 international science centre leaders will gather in San Jose, California to exchange information and share innovative ideas.

    Join us on the evening of October 22, 2017 for our Annual Canadian Get-together at ASTC.

    More information coming soon!

  • Friday, July 28, 2017 1:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Three years and 10,000 volunteer wood carving hours later, The Maple Leaf Forever Tree has planted its roots at the Ontario Science Centre.

    The eight-foot, hand-carved wood sculpture created by the Ontario Wood Carvers Association was unveiled Wednesday, July 19 at the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue site.

    The piece was made from part of the silver maple tree that inspired Alexander Muir’s 1867 song Maple Leaf Forever for Canada’s Confederation. Read more.

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Little Prince will be taking to the railroad at Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park once more following a three-week hiatus. Read more.

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    With a little help from Science North, the Niagara Parks Commission has created a space for visitors to the Niagara Glen where they can learn about all things natural.

    he idea for the exchange came via a partnership between Niagara Parks and Science North in Sudbury.

    Jennifer Booth, chief financial officer for Science North, was on hand at the opening.

    “The Nature Exchange is a unique learning place. We want to inspire people of all ages to explore the world around them,” Booth said, adding that similar partnerships have been forged both north and south of the border, including Georgia, California, Oklahoma, Alberta, and more.

    Visitors can bring in items to the exchange and have them examined. They can either take the items home or trade them for other items. Read more.

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Science North plans to expose more Indigenous youth to science and technology following a federal funding announcement on Thursday.

    Sudbury MP Paul Lefebvre announced the Canadian government will invest $187,800 over the next three years to support the science centre's outreach efforts through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s 2017 PromoScience program, on behalf of federal science minister Kirsty Duncan. Read more.

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A celebrity scientist will be choo-chooing into The Exploration Place this weekend.

    Dr. Scott, the affable human in the popular animated show Dinosaur Train, will be live and in person in Prince George to meet with children and adults in turn and talk about the enormous inhabitants of earth long before people or cartoons set foot here. Read more

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    There’s a new addition to the Mini Aquarium in Petty Harbour, and his name is Claude.

    The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium is welcoming a new addition for the 2017 season: an Atlantic Wolffish, more commonly called by local fishermen, a catfish. Read more

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