Governor General to Address Students of Shad Canada

July 10, 2020

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will engage in a question-and-answer session with high school students enrolled in Shad Canada’s newly designed online summer STEAM enrichment program. This digital session will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Shad Canada has been running its enrichment programs since 1980, giving students in Grades 10 and 11 an opportunity to participate in a real-world design challenge that prepares them to take on social and economic challenges

This year’s program, which offers synchronous online sessions for 600 high school students, will conclude with a space flight competition with Blue Origin. For more information, visit

Governor General Julie Payette is patron of Shad Canada.


Media who wish to cover this event must contact Shad Canada.

Media information:

Ashlee Smith
Press Secretary to the Governor General

Rideau Hall Press Office

Jennifer Ross
Shad Canada

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