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Meet Our Youth Making Change Interns

November 9, 2022 | Categories: Maker Spotlight
As part of our Youth Making Change initiative, we’ve welcomed aboard many new members to our team to help us out with engineering and community…

Taz Makes a Difference With His Work

August 24, 2022 | Categories: Maker Spotlight
When not playing guitar with his band, Taz spent much of his time in high school in Courtenay, BC at the school’s robotics club. “In…

From Co-op Student to Change Maker: Milad Celebrates 10 Years With Neil Squire

June 2, 2022 | Categories: Maker Spotlight, success story
Recently, Milad Hajihassan celebrated an important milestone — 10 years since he was first hired by Neil Squire through the SFU Co-op program. At the…

Kerilyn Brings Her Assistive Design Experience to Makers Making Change

March 24, 2022 | Categories: Maker Spotlight, Feature Blog
Fourth year Dalhousie University mechanical engineering student Kerilyn Kennedy is no stranger to assistive design. Last year, she worked with fellow Dalhousie students and members…

Lucas and Olivia 3D Print Assistive Devices for Recreational Therapy

February 23, 2022 | Categories: success story, Feature Blog, Maker Spotlight
Over last summer, University of Alberta students Lucas Plamondon and Olivia Tronchin worked together during their work experience at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital to print assistive…

CTV Morning Live Winnipeg Features Making Making Change

October 18, 2021 | Categories: Maker Spotlight, News
We were featured on CTV Morning Live in Winnipeg this morning. Check out their interviews with MMC staff and volunteers providing a great spotlight of…

Winnipeg MMC Volunteer Jordon Hong Earns Schulich Leader Scholarship

October 7, 2021 | Categories: Education, Maker Spotlight
Photo courtesy of UM Today News Makers Making Change volunteer Jordon Hong was named one of the University of Manitoba’s Schulich Leaders, earning an $80,000…

Kristin Helps Expand Makers Making Change’s Adapted Toy Library

| Categories: Maker Spotlight
When Kristin Higgins started taking biomedical engineering courses, it all clicked. In her first few years of studying, she didn’t see herself in traditional mechanical…

Tyler Brings His Passion for “User-Focused” Design to Makers Making Change

| Categories: Maker Spotlight, Education
Growing up in Fairview, a small town in Northern Alberta, Tyler Fentie started making at a young age. “I grew up around farms, so that’s…