UPDATE (March 29): We are pleased to welcome Mary-Lou Angidlik from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, who will be joining the Ambassador team at CWSF 2017. Mary-Lou represented the Kivalliq region as a finalist at CWSF 2007 and 2011. She will be using her Ambassador experience as part of her practicum in the Social Service Worker program at Nunavut Arctic College.
Today was an eventful and emotional day, beginning with public viewing and school tours in the morning. Following a quick lunch, finalists dressed to impress for the Awards Ceremony held this afternoon at Theatre St-Dennis. The venue was breathtaking and soon filled with finalists, delegates, family members and friends excited to share in the collective success of each and every young scientist from across the country.
The Canada-Wide Science Fair is excited to announce the top winners of CWSF 2016.
After hours of hard work and days of presentations the 480 finalists gathered at Theatre St-Denis today to celebrate their accomplishments and learn the recipients of the Grand Awards and other numerous prizes.
Ce matin, les finalistes ont déjeuné très tôt pour se diriger au gymnase Currie, à côté de la salle d’exposition. Ils avaient tous très hâte d’aller voir le conférencier d’honneur… l’honorable Chris Hadfield! Les finalistes, délégués et membres du public ont rempli le gymnase, tous très excité!
This morning finalists woke up bright and early to quickly eat breakfast and head to the Currie Gym for one of the most eagerly anticipated events of CWSF 2016…the keynote address by Colonel Chris Hadfield. As finalists, delegates and members of the public entered the gym, you could feel the excitement filling the room.
Après une longue journée de jugement hier, les finalistes ont eu la chance d’avoir une journée plaisante d’excursions. Ce matin, les finalistes et délégués ont embarqué dans des autobus touristiques. Les autobus à deux étages ont fait une tournée de la ville permettant aux participants d’explorer le Biodôme, le musée des beaux arts, le centre des sciences de Montréal, le Parc olympique, le mont royal, plusieurs boutiques et des tunnels souterrains. Il faisait un peu froid, mais la journée a été très ensoleillée!
After the long day of judging yesterday, finalists woke up rejuvenated and excited for their day of exploration. Starting in the morning, finalists and delegates began their hop-on-hop-off tour of Montreal. Double decker buses filled with students on campus and took them on a scenic tour around Montreal, making stops all across the city. Finalists and delegates were free to explore at their leisure, visiting the Old Port, Biodome, Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal Science Centre, Olympic Park, Mount Royal and so much more.