2019 CASCADE AWARD RECIPIENTS
Best Exhibit or Show - Large Institution (2 recipients)
Best Program - Small Institution
Best Program - Large Institution
Best Exhibit or Show - Small Institution
CELEBRATING EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
At the CACADE Awards Banquet, CASC showcased the many ways in which Canada’s science centres and museums represent the diversity of the Canadian population within its workforce and its visiting audiences.
These are just a few examples of the efforts made over the past year.
Armand Frappier Museum: Us and Them: From prejudice to racism exhibition explains scientifically what racism is and why this phenomenon takes place in our societies.
Okanagan Science Centre: Celebrated International Women’s Day with Take Your Daughter to Work Day and launched their Writing the Futureprogram by bringing indigenous author Drew Hayden Taylor
Ontario Science Centre: Sensory Friendly Saturdays programming and the Science of Anxiety are a few of Ontario Science Centre’s EDI initiatives.
Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium: One of Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium's missions is to increase the presence of women and diversity in STEM.
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada: Sensory-friendly days: offer increased lighting, a music-free environment and a quiet room for guests who require a break and were developed with Autism Ontario.
Science World: Have several EDI initiatives including: Sensory Friendly Mornings, their Community Pass Program and taking part in #LGBTSTEM Day, 2018.
TELUS Spark: Science of Mental Health workshop aimed to destigmatize mental health.
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The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek. We pay respect to their traditions, ways of knowing and acknowledge their many contributions to the innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Clearly and overtly this gratitude must be demonstrated in our collective commitment to truth and reconciliation, by working to transform existing relationships, with open dialogue, mutual understanding and respectful collaborations