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Former students share memories of the Ontario Science Centre’s school

From DNA extraction to space shuttle simulations to a field trip to a nuclear reactor, former students of the school operated out of the Ontario Science Centre are reminiscing about their formative experience, following word of the centre’s abrupt closure. The science centre did not respond to questions about whether its science …

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Demand for summer meal programs for students increasing at N.B. food bank – New Brunswick

Students are off for summer break and that means a pause in school lunch programs, but for families that rely on those meals, it’s a difficult time. The Oromocto Food Bank in New Brunswick is reporting a major increase in demand this summer from schools around the area. Jane Buckley, …

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Toronto students, teachers seek relief from hot classrooms amid heat wave

In Beatrice Schneider’s seventh grade classroom in Toronto, there are two fans in opposite corners of the room. One of them is broken. When temperatures soar – as they have this week while much of Ontario experiences a heat wave – the class gets stuffy, the students get sweaty and learning can …

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Northern youth help build house in Dominican Republic – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Students from Northern Manitoba returned to Winnipeg today after a trip to the Dominican Republic to help a family build a home. The group consisted of 22-volunteers from three Northern First Nations. Organizers from the trip say going to the Dominican helped …

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Winnipeg-based drone program helps students ‘soar’ with possibilities – Winnipeg

A unique program is giving Manitoba students opportunities to take a peek at a high-flying future working with drones. For the past three years, the Science Experiential Aerial Research program, otherwise know as “SEAR” has been teaching students over the course of four days to learn about drones. Then, if …

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‘Our earth’: Saskatchewan students fight against climate change

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A number of Saskatoon students are hoping to capture the attention of policy makers in the province, as they bring awareness to the effects of climate change through a youth speaker series. The series is aimed at bringing in kids across the …

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Ontario government to step up efforts to protect students’ data

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 9, 2024 10:22 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario says it will bring forward legislation to protect students’ data. The province says it wants to better safeguard children’s information and prevent it from being stolen in cyber …

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More than 1,400 Waterloo Region HS students suspended over vaccination issues

Descrease article font size Increase article font size More than 1,400 high school students in Waterloo Region were suspended by Waterloo Public Health on Wednesday morning for having out-of-date vaccination records. A total of 1,428 pupils from the area have been suspended under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA). …

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Threatening message found in bathroom stall at Halifax school, students dismissed – Halifax

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Students at Halifax West High School were dismissed early Monday after a threatening message was discovered in a school bathroom. Halifax Regional Centre for Education spokesperson Lindsey Bunin said in a statement that the administration team at the school “were made aware …

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Satellite built by N.B. students not responding a week after entering Earth’s orbit

Hundreds of post-secondary students in New Brunswick are patiently waiting for a call from Satellite Violet. The student-built project took more than five years to develop at campuses across the province and is not communicating as expected. The satellite was delivered by a rocket to the International Space Station in …

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