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A Visit from the Honourable Kirsty Duncan

April 19, 2018 | Categories: News
Every week is science week at Makers Making Change. We really hopped on the science train this past week, though. A Visit from the Honourable Kirsty…

2018 AOTA Annual Conference

April 12, 2018 | Categories: Event
Our Makers Making Change team will be making a beeline for Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference April 19–22.…

We Built and Had Fun on World Create Day

March 29, 2018 | Categories: Event
On World Create Day, we worked on some (very cool) projects that would empower people with disabilities. In Vancouver, we created custom video game controllers, prototyped exo-skeleton…

Remembering Stephen Hawking

March 22, 2018 | Categories: News
We are sad to hear of the passing of Stephen Hawking. Along with being one of the most brilliant minds of his time, he was…

The Makers Making Change Thingiverse Page is Live

March 15, 2018 | Categories: News
Thingiverse is the world’s largest 3D printing community. It’s the go-to resource for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things. And now, our Makers Making…

March 17th is World Create Day

March 8, 2018 | Categories: Event
March 17th is World Create Day: a day when hackers and makers get together in their communities to collaborate on projects for social change. Our Makers Making Change…

Meet the Makers Making Change Project Manager

March 1, 2018 | Categories: Maker Spotlight
We are pleased to introduce Zee Kesler, our Makers Making Change (opens in a new window) Project Manager. Zee calls herself a Maker Educator. She…

CTV’s Your Morning Featuring the LipSync

February 19, 2018 | Categories: News
Tech expert Avery Swartz showed off the LipSync on CTV’s Your Morning today. Watch it here: 

Building LipSyncs with Neil Squire Solutions

February 15, 2018 | Categories: Buildathon, Event
Building LipSyncs In late January, the Neil Squire Solutions team worked with the Makers Making Change team to build some LipSyncs. Many of them were…