The Canadian Society for Chemistry’s (CSC) 90th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition­ takes place in Halifax June 5-9. Enjoy a reduced registration rate (undergraduates to full fee) by becoming a CSC member. Other CSC benefits include discounts on conferences, courses and workshops, a subscription to the Canadian Chemical News (ACCN), career services and group rate insurance discounts. Go to   

It’s prep time for the Canadian Chemistry Contest­ (CCC) and the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO), which give students interested in chemistry an opportunity to measure themselves against fellow students. The two exams will be written on April 11. Canada will not compete in the International Chemistry Olympiad this year due to a travel advisory for the host nation of Pakistan. Top CCO students, however, will compete in the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad Championship in June. The top three students will be recognized:

The Annual CIC/SCI Seminar and Awards Dinner­, “Green, Clean and Sustainable Chemistry,” will be held April 7 in Toronto. This business-focused seminar features leaders from industry and academia who highlight innovation and developments from emerging or established national and international companies in the chemical related sectors. For more information on this event, go to 

The Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) Western Student Symposium will be held at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Calgary on March 18. This symposium will involve student presentation, poster competitions and more. Contact Emily Lees at for more information.