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Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
$250,000
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual global competition for students to inspire creative thinking about science. Students ages 13 to 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos (2:00 minutes in length maximum) that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on...

BBPA National Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 01, 2024
$5,000
For the past 38 years, the Black Business and Professional Association has been advancing Black business communities, youths and professionals, to create equity and opportunity for all, so no one gets left behind. Through various programs, the BBPA continues to fulfill that promise.One of such programs, the BBPA National Scholarship Program (NSP) was established in 1986 and is dedicated to...

Tommy Douglas Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,500
Information you will need for the online form:Your original essay on this year's topic. Only essays in PDF are accepted.The name of your high school and its contact information.The university or college program you plan to attend and its contact information.Information that will help us process your application:The name of the union your parents, grandparents, or legal guardians is a...

$2,000
BURSARY APPLICATION FORM - INSTRUCTIONSTo be considered for the bursary you must submit the following:Completed application formCurrent transcriptReference letter from a faculty memberAll information is requested by June 30.Three Bursaries to be Issued per Year $2000/AwardThe applicant must be a full time Canadian student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the field of Geomatics with a hydrographic and/or a...

OYF Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$1,000
Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program is proud to introduce the OYF Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded annually to two individuals pursuing post secondary education in agriculture. This scholarship is possible through the foresight of alumnus Martin Streef (Ontario 1996). Martin’s dedication to agriculture and the OYF program will help future generations pursue their passion for agriculture.Award:Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded...

Apprenticeship Completion Grant

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,000
The Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) is a one-time taxable cash grant lifetime amount of $2,000 per person for registered apprentices who complete their apprenticeship training and obtain their journeyperson certification.To be eligible for the ACG, you must:A) Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or protected person;B) Not be a high school student;C) Have the required ACG supporting documents;D) Show that...

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The Southern Ontario city of Ajax, is part of the Regional Municipality of Durham and the Greater Toronto Area. The name of Ajax got its name from HMS Ajax, the World War Royal Navy cruiser. Previous to the name change, Ajax City was an agricultural area in Pickering. During the year 1941, Defence Industries Limited (D.I.L.) was constructed within the townsite that led Ajax City to develop around the plant.

The city of Ajax is brimming with artistic expression and diverse culture. Because it has a long heritage and history, its arts are intermingled with the cultural fabric of its community. Among the arts and cultural events in the city of Ajax comprise: Ajax on Stage! Youth Talent Showcase, Ajax Festival of the Arts, Integrated Community Arts and Cultural Plan, Art Exhibitions, Local Arts and Cultural Groups, Juried Art Show, Recreation, Arts and Culture Advisory Committee, Restoration of St. Francis de Sales Church, Photography Contest, and Public Art. Ajax Arts Festival is celebrated on a yearly basis. Here, kids can dress up in costumes, make arts and crafts or play with musical instruments. grown-ups can go to the main stage for some musical performances. Art Exhibitions also thrive within Ajax City, and a lot could go to Exhibit West Hall, Town Hall Council Chamber Lobby Exhibit and McLean Community Centre. The Arts and Culture Plan identifies the necessary directions that would strategically map out a course towards a ten-year vision of where the arts and culture of Ajax will be. Juried Art Shows introduce artists to the community. Local Art Groups in the city of Ajax consist of: Ajax Creative Arts, Durham West Arts Centre, Ajax Community Theatre, PineRidge Arts Council and Ajax Rug Hooking Guild.

The Recreation, Arts and Culture Advisory Committee serves to support recreation service opportunities for all residents. Recreation Services is described in a broad sense which includes sport, arts & culture, general leisure programs and services. Public Art within Ajax is booming within the area, and artists who make fountains, sculptures, metal and glass work, paintings, furnishings, murals and architectural design elements are encouraged to give their proposed works to the Town. Among the most popular works nowadays consist of: Anchor Sculpture, Fountain Town Hall, Metalwork Gate-Town Hall, Vasika mhuri - McLean Community Centre, Veteran's Point Gardens, Teen Art Project - Waste Receptacles, Totem Pole - Duffins Trail, Totem Pole - Ajax Community Centre, Water Feature - The Keg Restaurant, Sculpture - BMW Durham, and many others.

Shopping was practically unheard of in the city of Ajax in the 40's, however the trends changed by the 70's. A lot of big shopping centers like the Hardwood Place mall, Ajax Plaza and the Clover Ridge Plaza, were built during this time. The next years likewise saw the development of retail shopping malls, like Transit Square, the Baywood Plaza, Discovery Bay Plaza, and Westney Heights Plaza. Recent years have seen the growth of its residential industry, and recession has not stopped it from continued growth. New developments in the area comprise North Hardwood Centre, the Higgins Industrial Park, Salem Road Business Park, and Westney Road Business Park.