Canadian Young Scientist Blog - March 2013
This blog is a collaborative effort between the Canadian Young Scientist Journal and Science.gc.ca. Our aim is to offer an interactive platform where Canadian high school students and those who just began their university education can talk about their passions, challenges and ideas on how to further pursue scientific interests and education.
Think Canada 2013 - February 2013
This year Boston has the pleasure of hosting the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Join colleagues and peers from February 14th to 18th, 2013, at one of the most widely recognized global science events, with hundreds of opportunities to network and learn from the best and the brightest. Canada along with dozens of other countries will be represented at the AAAS annual meeting and speakers will represent many of the top universities, colleges, and research institutes. Many delegates from the Canadian government, research partners and NGOs will be in attendance in addition to select top-tier Canadian speakers, moderators and organizers.
Think Canada 2012 - February 2012
AAAS comes to Canada! For the first time in 30 years, Canada is proud to host the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, BC. More than 50 countries will be represented at the AAAS annual meeting and speakers alone represent more than half of the world's top 200 universities, colleges, and research institutes.
Fourth Joint Canada - US Extended Continental Shelf Survey in the Arctic - August-September 2011
Canadian Scientists under the leadership of the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) and the Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) will be onboard the Canadian ice-breaker CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent and the United States ice-breaker USCGC Healy from August 18th to September 29th to conduct a joint survey in the high arctic. They will collect scientific information to assist in defining the outer limits of Canada's extended continental shelf pursuant to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
Think Canada - February 2011
Diverse organizations such as the Canadian government, research partners and NGOs attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC with the goal of communicating Canada’s commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence to one of the world’s largest gatherings of scholars and scientists.
Salish Sea Expedition - October 2010
The Salish Sea Expedition was a five-day journey that brought hands-on, interactive science to high school students in five coastal communities in the Salish Sea region. It all happened on board the Canadian Coast Guard Vessel “Vector” which was equipped with oceanographic and geoscience sampling equipment, and was staffed by scientists specializing in marine research and public outreach.
National Science and Technology Week
Canada's National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) was a celebration of the significance of Canada’s science and technology history, the importance of science and technology in today’s world, and Canada’s ongoing role as a world leader in innovation.