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Let’s Talk Science president Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation

2017-07-21 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science president Dr. Bonnie Schmidt awarded the C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation

On July 19, Let’s Talk Science President and Founder, Dr. Bonnie Schmidt accepted the prestigious C21 Shifting Minds Award for Leadership and Innovation at the C21 Canada Summit 150 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Let’s Talk Science’s Trip to Nepal

2017-07-19 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science’s Trip to Nepal

 This year, Let’s Talk Science Outreach made an international impact on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Nepal thanks to volunteer Serena McDiarmid. During her undergraduate program at the University of Waterloo, McDiarmid discovered her passion for science, volunteerism and education when she began volunteering for Let’s Talk Science Outreach in 2013.

Let’s Talk Science reaches 5 million with STEM

2017-06-29 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science reaches 5 million with STEM

As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, Let’s Talk Science is also celebrating a significant milestone – we have now inspired more than 5 million children, youth, educators and members of the general public with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)!

Planting the seeds of a dream for new NASA Astronaut

2017-06-26 | News, News & Events

Planting the seeds of a dream for new NASA Astronaut

At an event on June 7, NASA announced 12 new astronaut candidates, its largest astronaut class since 2000. At the announcement, candidate Loral O’Hara spoke of her participation in an early form of what is now the Tomatosphere™ program when she was in Grade 2.

Celebrating National Solidarity Day

2017-06-20 | News, News & Events

Celebrating National Solidarity Day

June 21st is National Solidarity Day, a day for Canadians from coast to coast to coast to celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis across Canada.

Let’s Talk Science volunteer grateful for the chance to give back

2017-06-05 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science volunteer grateful for the chance to give back

At the Saskatoon Regional Science Fair, Let’s Talk Science volunteer Kezia Fourie strides among the displays. As she listens to the students’ ideas, offers encouragement and judges their projects, she’s transported back to a time when she stood excitedly in their shoes.

Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards honour volunteers

2017-06-02 | News, News & Events

Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards honour volunteers

Let’s Talk Science is delighted to annually recognize three amazing volunteers for their commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and outreach and for inspiring those around them to achieve greatness.

Learning and Leading Together – Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference

2017-06-01 | News, News & Events

Learning and Leading Together – Let’s Talk Science National Outreach Conference


The annual Let’s Talk Science Outreach conference will be held in London, Ontario from May 31 to June 4, 2017. Over the four days, Let’s Talk Science Outreach Coordinators from all across Canada will gather to connect, learn, strengthen their leadership skills and celebrate their successes from the past year.

Presenting the 2017 Let’s Talk Science Volunteer award finalists

2017-04-28 | News, News & Events

Volunteering at Let’s Talk Science comes with many benefits, including increased confidence and communication skills. Our volunteers also are encouraged to innovate and bring new ideas to the table.

Volunteers make the difference

2017-04-22 | News, News & Events

This week, we join organizations across Canada to celebrate National Volunteer Week.

Most of our Let’s Talk Science programs rely heavily on volunteers as they prepare youth for the future by engaging them online and in person in our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Without our volunteers, much of our work would not be possible.

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