News

7
Mar

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6485

  Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition! Throughout the FRC season, we will get to know Microsoft-sponsored teams. This week we talked to FIRST team 6485, Mecha Mustangs from L.A. Matheson Secondary School in Surrey, British Columbia. 1. What makes your team unique? Team 6485: Our team is unique for several reasons. Our high school is classified as an

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26
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 5031

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition! Throughout the FRC season, we will get to know Microsoft-sponsored teams. This week we talked to FIRST team 5031, Full Metal Mustangs from Downsview Secondary School in North York, Ontario. 1. How is your team preparing for the 2018 season? Team 5031: Our team is still very young and has lots of potential for growth

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17
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6875

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition. This week we talked to team 6875, Build a Dream Robotics—Amazon Warriors, a community team from LaSalle, Ontario, a Microsoft-sponsored-team. 1. What makes your team unique? Team 6875: This is a very exciting time for our team as it is our rookie season. We are very excited to be a part of the

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12
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 7013

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition! Throughout the FRC season, we will get to know Microsoft-sponsored teams. This week FIRST team 7013 ACCN TECHTRONIX reported on their experience. ACCN TECHTRONIX is the first Black robotics team in Canada to enter a FIRST Robotics Competition. ACCN TECHTRONIX is made up of 25 males and females from various Toronto neighbourhoods. Ryerson

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5
Feb

Microsoft Team of the Week – Team 6331

Thank you to Microsoft for supporting FIRST Robotics Competition! Throughout the FRC season, we will get to know Microsoft-sponsored teams. This week we talked to FIRST team 6331, Sabotage from École Secondaire l’Essor in Tecumseh, Ontario. 1. What makes your team unique? Team 6331:Our team was founded by a female mentor; therefore we are very focused on gender equality in the workplace

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9
Jan

FIRST Robotics Canada Welcomes Afghan Robotics Team

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON, (January 9, 2018) – FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Canada is pleased to welcome the renowned all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan to Canada in 2018. The all-girls robotics team attracted international attention after team members journeyed 800 kilometers to the American Embassy in Kabul, only to have their visas rejected

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19
Dec

CTV Feature – North Bay FIRST LEGO League Tournament

CTV News North Bay featured the North Bay FIRST LEGO League Tournament hosted at Chippewa Secondary School. Check out the full news coverage below!

17
Dec

TD Grant Winners

TD is thrilled to announce the six (6) $2,500 grant recipients. These FRC teams were chosen for their demonstrable effort to encourage STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in their communities. The winners are: FRC Team 1241 FRC Team 1325 FRC Team 1360 FRC Team 6070 FRC Team 6331 FRC Team 6865 Thank you to all who entered!

12
Dec

FIRST Alumni Careers: Alex Wigle

FRC team 854 alumni Alex Wigle started his engineering career at Hatch. Check out what Alex had to say about his experience so far. Q1. What’s your job at Hatch and how long have you been there? AW: I joined Hatch in June 2015 and I work as a Piping EIT within the High Pressure Metallurgy group designing autoclave pressure vessels. I

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5
Dec

FIRST Alumni Careers: Emily Haws

FRC team 1305 alumni Emily Haws entered an exciting career in journalism at The Hill Times. Emily shared some insight on her job and how FIRST experience has helped her along the way! Q1: Tell us about your job and exactly what you do? EH: I am a news reporter for The Hill Times, which is a twice-weekly newspaper that covers Parliament Hill.

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