Different Types of DNA Tests

As medical technologies become more and more available to the general public, DNA tests have become a household source of entertainment. Years ago, DNA testing was reserved for police investigations, paternity tests, and trashy daytime television. However, you can now order a DNA kit straight to your front door. For the most part, people have […]

Minister Duncan Announces River Institute $25K Award for Outstanding Contributions Promoting Science to Kids 050319

Minister Duncan Announces River Institute $25K Award for Outstanding Contributions Promoting Science to Kids 050319

River Institute receives prestigious NSERC Award Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced the River Institute as the winner of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Award for Science Promotion–Group Category. The award honours individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to the promotion of science in […]

Canada’s New Prime Minister to Make Investment in Science DEC 15, 2015

Canada’s New Prime Minister to Make Investment in Science   DEC 15, 2015

In October, Canada elected their new prime minister, Justin Trudeau. Trudeau, a member of the Liberal Party will be replacing their current prime minister, who is a member of the Conservative Party. Trudeau has promised to make significant changes to many Canadian policies. With one of those changes being to restore government support for basic research […]

Cornwall Ontario Students Win GOLD at National Science Fair – May 16, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Students Win GOLD at National Science Fair – May 16, 2015

CFN –   Cornwall high school students Jeremy Mallette and Samantha Peets won a gold medal yesterday at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New Brunswick for their project UPOD: The Sixth Sensor. The grade twelve students from St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School also won the Science Fair’s one-thousand dollar Canadian Acoustical Association Award. Mallette […]

40th Annual United Counties Science Fair Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 5:00pm St. Lawrence Secondary School 1450 Second Street East, Cornwall

40th Annual United Counties Science Fair  Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 5:00pm St. Lawrence Secondary School 1450 Second Street East, Cornwall

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the United Counties Science Fair, which is a non-profit charitable organization run by a team of volunteer teachers and parents. The organization’s goals are to encourage students to explore some of the many fields of science and to help students develop creative critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills. […]