‘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…

Regina, Saskatoon all ears to solve urban transportation challenges

Regina and Saskatoon are teaming up to address urban transportation challenges. Through a partnership, both municipal governments are calling on companies to pitch new approaches or technology solutions that will reduce reliance on personal vehicles and improve mobility around the two…

Regina robotics team first in Saskatchewan to compete at world championships

A group of high school students from Regina will be packing their bags for a once-in-a-lifetime field trip next week. The Trojans Robotics Team from Thom Collegiate will be heading to Houston, Texas to compete in the FIRST Robotics World…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet with labour leaders in Winnipeg

Justin Trudeau will be focusing on the training benefits in the recently released budget as he meets with labour leaders in Winnipeg on Tuesday. The prime minister arrived in the city on Monday evening and gave a speech at a…

UNB engineering students design fishermen friendly life jacket

A group of senior engineering students at the University of New Brunswick has designed a fishermen friendly smart life jacket they believe could help save the lives of Canadian fishermen lost at sea. “We have grown up in these coastal…

‘School’s good, but not great’: 14-year-old health tech innovator says education system needs overhaul

The technological age has changed many things in our world, but a Grade 9 student from Mississauga says education isn’t one of those things. Yes, we use iPads and new software in our schools. However, Ayaan Esmail said he believes…