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Together, we all have a role to play in confronting this global pandemic. 

In a time of global change, CASC is a foundational network that can be leveraged to empower collective action across intergenerational audiences. Thank you for all that you are doing in this challenging time. 

This page includes resources to help stay up-to-date with:


> #ScienceUpFirst: Together Against Misinformation

CASC is thrilled to announce we are a partner of the #ScienceUpFirst initiative. We're so proud that our members can be part of this!

#ScienceUpFirst is a digital awareness and engagement campaign that will flood and disrupt social media, in an effort to debunk misinformation, and amplify best-in-class science-based content.

Our goal is to put science first before misinformation. Let’s make following science-informed facts a trend!

Join us as we tackle misinformation together.

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11

> CASC Announcements & Communications

We continue to provide more links to useful resources to help you and your organization navigate the pandemic and provide updates about what CASC members are doing. Please click here for an archive of our e-newsletters.

March 25, 2020

Invitation to Affiliate Supporters: We'd like to share your COVID-19 resources

March 20, 2020

CASC COVID-19 Update: Message from the Executive Director

March 13, 2020

CASC 2020 Conference Rescheduled

March 6, 2020

CASC Member Support for COVID-19 – Letter from Board President

> CASC Members are supporting families and educators

As Canada moves into various stages of reopening, many of CASC Members continue to serve their communities by offering educational programming, resources and materials online.

Collectively these organizations reach 10 million people across Canada in person each year and reach this audience through 1.35 million accounts on social media.

Our sharing of accurate, reliable information has a significant impact.

Find them on social media for a steady stream of ideas for exploring science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) engagement.




> Connecting our Members

As we all continue to navigate this rapidly-evolving global situation, CASC is here to help, support, and connect our community during these challenging times. Please contact us at if you have ideas for how we can further support your organization.

Video Discussion Group: CEO and Executive Directors COVID-19 Response 

CASC will continue coordinating a "CASC COVID-19 Response Discussion" for CASC Member CEOs and Executive Directors to address advocacy efforts, re-opening issues, long-term plans, etc. Invitations are sent via email. Please contact if you did not receive an invitation and would like to join. Open to all CASC Members.

Video Discussion Group: School Programming and Teacher Support 

Education and Programming staff  from CASC member institutions address new challenges and opportunities with school programming and camps. Invitations are sent via email. Please contact if you did not receive an invitation and would like to join. Open to all CASC Members.

Join the Community of Practice! With the generous support of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), CASC has established a forum as a private space for the Education and Programming staff of CASC member institutions to engage with others, pose questions and share resources. Invitations are sent via email. Please contact if you did not receive an invitation and would like to join. Open to all CASC Members.


> Canada Public Health Links

> Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

> COVID-19 Resources from Public Health Authorities

    > Provincial and territory health authorities

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