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  • Science Odyssey Launches at GEO Centre

    Science Odyssey, a ten-day nationwide celebration of science, was officially launched at the Johnson GEO Centre today. Vanier Elementary students were on hand to take part in some exciting scientific experiments.

    Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Science, Kate Young announced four Promo science fund recipients from Newfoundland and Labrador this morning, as she helped kick off the ten-day annual celebration of all things science and math.

    Two organizations to receive funding promote the role of females in sciences and skilled trades: Woman in Resource Development and Esteem Woman.

    The Arctic Eider Society was awarded $50,000 over the next three years to continue work with with Inuit and Cree communities in Hudson Bay to address environmental change, research and educational outreach.

    The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium, a seasonal catch and release public aquarium that engages people through exhibitions and demonstrations, received $10,000 through the federal funding announcement.

    Young says the Science Odyssey is about getting Canadians to think about science. Young says the Odyssey gets people to open up and start thinking about science and innovation, which she says is the start of taking Canada to the next level.

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