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4
Feb

A Day in the Life of an MDA Space Engineer Contest!

FIRST Robotics Canada and MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, are proud to launch “A Day in the Life of an MDA Space Engineer Contest!” Ever wondered what a Space Engineer does? Wonder no longer! One lucky student will have the incredible opportunity to visit the MDA facility in Brampton, ON and experience what happens in a day in the life a

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16
Jan

Event Recap: FIRST LEGO League Ontario East Provincials 2019

This past weekend, Durham College hosted the first of two Ontario Provincial Championships for FIRST LEGO League (FLL). This event would not have been possible without our sponsors: HATCH, SYNNEX Canada, MDA, Qualcomm, Ontario Power Generation, Durham College, UOIT, the Yves Landry Foundation and CanCode.   Thank you to our opening ceremonies speakers Elaine Popp, Vice President – Durham College, Dan Carter, Mayor

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2
Nov

Mentorship: The Guiding Star – An Interview with Emily Chung

by Alicia Pan, FIRST Team 6070 and Girls in STEM Student Council Member Upon entering the “real world”, it becomes apparent that there are no set answers that somebody else can provide for us regarding career choices. We each have to forge our own path in our own way. So when the race is something as daunting as gradually shaping

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6
Sep

Humber College to host FIRST Robotics Competition in 2019

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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!

2
Nov

Crossing Bridges

Crossing Bridges – SHAD and FIRST Robotics by Kim Nguyen “FIRST” things first… did you get my lame joke? As comedic as I believe I am, let me give you a proper introduction. Hello! My name is Kim Nguyen, I am an International Baccalaureate (IB) Student enrolled at Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario and I have been involved in

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30
Mar

FIRST robotics at Georgian College

There’s nothing new about hundreds of high-school students hurrying into a gym to gear up for a weekend sporting event. What makes this group different is they don’t have to be athletically inclined to compete for, and win, these championships. “This is a sport where you can go professional and you don’t have to have won the genetic lottery and

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30
Mar

CTV Barrie: Robots at Georgian College

This year’s Ontario District Georgian College Event was covered by CTV.  Check out the video clip on CTV’s website!

28
Jan

Epic battle of robots coming to Georgian

Robotics competition pits 35 robots, built and programmed by teams of Ontario high school students, against one another in an epic battle that combines sport, science, and teamwork   NEWS RELEASE GEORGIAN COLLEGE ************************* Georgian will host Barrie’s largest-ever robotics competition on Mar. 25 and 26 at the Barrie Campus Athletic Centre. The FIRST Robotics Competition will pit 35 robots, built and

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