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CANADIAN
INNOVATION
SPACE

We’re making space for innovation.

CanadianInnovationSpace.ca is a partnership offering resources, tools, events, and awards to cultivate, connect, and celebrate innovation in Canada.

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INNOVATION NEWS & STORIES

Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Newfoundland Curse

Governor General’s Innovation Awards 2018 Laureate In 2018, a group of professors from the faculty of medicine at Memorial...

GGIA Laureate First Nations Finance Authority

FNFA developed financial techniques to calculate the borrowing abilities of First Nations communities.

Nipissing University published paper on E4I Resources

Rideau Hall Foundation and Nipissing University’s Schulich School of Education have developed the Education for Innovation (E4I) teacher resources,...
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Canadian Innovation Week
Thank you to everyone who helped make the inaugural Canadian Innovation Week such a huge success. We are grateful to our partners, donors, and participants that helped to strengthen Canada’s culture of innovation. Plans are already under way for next year's Canadian Innovation Week coming May 21-31, 2019.
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Canadian Innovation Week
Thank you to everyone who helped make the inaugural Canadian Innovation Week such a huge success. We are grateful to our partners, donors, and participants that helped to strengthen Canada’s culture of innovation. Plans are already under way for next year's Canadian Innovation Week coming May 21-31, 2019.
FEATURED EVENTS

Oct 10, 2018

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Power of Ideas Tour

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Designed and developed by Perimeter Institute in collaboration with the Ontario Science Centre, this...

Oct 15, 2018

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Power of Ideas Tour

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Nov 05, 2018

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Innovate Atlantic

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Innovation Across Canada
Click on the Innovation Map to find out about innovative projects and events taking place across the country. Add your project or celebration to help make this a dynamic map reflecting the breadth and depth of innovation in Canada.

Bidet Poof

270 3rd St W, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1G1, Canada

Make the cover of the bidet like a spray, so when people sit on the bidet, the odour spray into the bidet. It cause no bad smell comes to the air by pooping or peeing because the fresh air has already sprayed.

Submitter: Siamak (Majid) Kazimi

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Startup Canada Awards | British Columbia

Imperial Vancouver, Main Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Connect with those making impact in the Canadian entrepreneurship community during the 2018 Startup Canada Awards – British Columbia Region!

Submitter: Startup Canada

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Digital News Innovation: Transforming Press

661 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada

Join Facebook Canada and the DMZ to discuss how innovative technologies are transforming how people create and access news.

Submitter: DMZ

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A Policy Magazine Working Lunch: Innovation

Rideau Club, Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

A working lunch with welcoming remarks by The Rt. Hon. David Johnston followed by a Q&A with The Hon. Navdeep Bains.

Submitter: Policy

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Startup Canada Awards | Prairies Region

The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre by Canad Inns, Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Connect with those making impact in the Canadian entrepreneurship community during the 2018 Startup Canada Awards – Prairies Region!

Submitter: Startup Canada

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Meet the Faces of Canadian Innovation

The Global Centre for Pluralism, Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada

The 2018 laureates of the GGIAs will have a candid discussion about the diverse and extraordinary landscape of innovation in Canada.

Submitter: Public Policy Forum

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Governor General’s Innovation Awards 2018 Ceremony

Ottawa, ON, Canada

The awards recognize and celebrate trailblazers who help shape our society and our future, and who inspire the next generation of innovators.

Submitter: The Governor General of Canada

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Youth Innovation Day (iDay)

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Front Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

iDay helps high school students understand and explore entrepreneurship, innovation and growing opportunities provided by innovation in Canada.

Submitter: JA Canada

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The Crosswalk Challenge

Rotman School of Management, Saint George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada

Please join I-Think, Ashoka Canada, and students, their teachers, parents, principals and friends at I-Think's annual Celebration of Thinking!

Submitter: Ashoka Canada & the I-Think Team

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2018 Blueprint 2020 Innovation Fair

James Michael Flaherty Building, Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Come join thousands of public servants and learn about the innovative ways we are working towards becoming more networked and engaged.

Submitter: Government of Canada

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John Sweeney School’s Innovation Celebration

John Sweeney Catholic Elementary School, Activa Avenue, Kitchener, ON, Canada

We have worked hard to become a community of Innovators and our innovations are showcased at various locations around the school.

Submitter: John Sweeney Elementary School

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Drive Transformational Change

605 Rossland Rd E, Whitby, ON L1Z 0K7, Canada

The interactive exhibition celebrates our workplace of collaboration where staff are empowered to tap into their creativity and lead innovative change

Submitter: Innovation and Research Unit, Social Services Department, The Regional Municipality of Durham

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BLD Western Canada

775 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B3, Canada

We know B Corp is much more than a business assessment – it is a movement with the power to transform capitalism and create a better world.

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Robot Hackathon Competition

15543 Yonge Street, Aurora, ON

Sanbot Elph: Robotic Intelligence Possibilities - Hackathon and Design Thinking Sprint of Robots can enhance the customer experience for businesses.

Submitter: Samantha Mullings

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Orca Whale Watch Program by BC Air Guards

132 Menzies St, Victoria, BC V8V 2G5, Canada

This program is dedicated in providing specialized shipborne UAV training for marine mammal protection activities.

Submitter: Jacques LeClair

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True North

Kitchener, ON, Canada

True North Waterloo will bring together 2000 influencers, policy makers, hackers, and hustlers for crucial conversations about the future of tech.

Submitter: Canadian Innovation Space

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C2 – Transformative Collisions

Montreal, QC, Canada

C2 explores trends, opportunities, disruptions and major shifts on the horizon.

Submitter: Canadian Innovation Space

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#BCTech Summit

Vancouver, BC, Canada

#BCTECH Summit is Western Canada’s largest gathering of industry, academic researchers, government, and entrepreneurs.

Submitter: Canadian Innovation Space

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Western Canada Youth Showcase

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Make history with us as we celebrate, inspire, and showcase Western Canada’s brightest and most engaged young innovators aged 10-18.

Submitter: Canadian Innovation Space

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Power of Ideas Tour

Cambridge, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Ottawa, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Barrie, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

South River, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

New Liskeard, Temiskaming Shores, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Red Rock, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Dryden, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Fort Frances, ON, Canada

In this inspiring exhibition and presentation, students take a fun, hands-on approach to engaging with the process of science.

Submitter: Perimeter Institute

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Power of Ideas Tour

Nov 27, 2018

Napanee District Secondary School, Napanee, ON, Canada

Designed and developed by Perimeter Institute in collaboration with the Ontario Science Centre, this hands-on exhibition introduces youth and their families to the powerful ideas and cutting-edge experiments helping us understand the natural world.

Submitter: Jen Giller

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Educational Resources
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Early Learning – Kindergarten

This resource provides educators with practical ideas and engaging activities to transform the learning environment into an centre of innovation!

Education for Innovation (E4I)
Provided by: Rideau Hall Foundation
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Grades 1 to 8

The stories of Canadian innovators form the basis of inquiry learning and provide a foundation for creating new innovations.

Education for Innovation (E4I)
Provided by: Rideau Hall Foundation
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Grades 7 to 12

Learners will use the Innovation Cycle and How to Innovate checklists for designing innovation proposals and projects, in order to make positive impacts in their communities.

Education for Innovation (E4I)
Provided by: Rideau Hall Foundation
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