‘Grow my understanding’: Grade 9 girls explore STEM career options in Calgary

Around 1,000 Grade 9 girls from 90 schools in Calgary got hands-on with their futures on Wednesday. The University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and SAIT put on Explore STEM, a program that engages girls in science, technology, engineering and…

Winners of Canada-wide contest invent tools for easier life in space

The Canadian Space Agency challenged children across the country to come up with clever ideas that could be developed into inventions to make life in space easier and more fun. On Thursday, hundreds of students from across the country gathered…

Ottawa tech charity strives to get girls into STEM at young age

In a world that is being driven more and more by technology, it’s as important as ever that girls learn and gain confidence in digital literacy and skills. On International Women’s Day, Actua and its CEO want young girls and…

Alberta students show off tech skills as part of 24-hour ‘hackathon’

Alberta students had the opportunity to show off their coding abilities on Saturday. The University of Alberta’s Computer Engineering Club hosted its sixth annual “Hacked” event, a 24-hour coding competition that brought together more than 500 students from all over…