The week of scientific culture in Quebec

The week of scientific culture will take place from September 16 to 22, 2019 around the theme of the oceans. Hundreds of free activities are offered to citizens of Quebec across the province.

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Montreal, September 10, 2019 – Science Literacy Week will take place from September 16 to 22, 2019 with hundreds of activities across Canada. This year's theme: The oceans. Quebec offers a rich program to its citizens with activities, almost all free, offered throughout the province.

Don't miss this event whose ambition is to promote scientific culture across the country. This major event comes under the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and is developed by Science pour tous in Quebec.

Here are some examples of activities in which you can participate, with family or friends:

  • The Bécancour Biodiversity Center offers you a trip to the bottom of the St. Lawrence;
  • In Ste-Anne-des-Monts, Exploramer offers you a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum reserve;
  • The Water Center of Laval University is organizing an Apér'Eau on the ethical aspect of microplastics in our water resources;
  • For the youngest, the Pointe-Claire Libraries offers story hours on the theme of the oceans;
  • For those who want to take action, shoreline cleanup activities will be organized in Montreal and Rouyn-Noranda.

Find all the programming of the week of scientific culture on

Our event launch for Quebec will take place at the Aquarium du Quebec, Monday, September 16 at 6 p.m., and the public and journalists are cordially invited. Animations, kiosks, meetings and surprises are on the program.

You can reserve your place by email.

"Bounded by three oceans, Canada has a special connection with them, and this is why the Week will focus on research in oceanography, the health of the oceans, the issues that affect populations on the edge of oceans and marine wildlife as well as solutions within everyone's reach. Whether they're attending a conference, participating in a shoreline cleanup, taking a water excursion or reading up on a book, we hope all Canadians will take the opportunity to learn more about the marine world." Jesse Hildebrand, Founder of Science Literacy Week

About Science for All

A private non-profit organization, Science pour tous brings together the actors of scientific and technical culture in Quebec. The 24 Hours of Science and the Week of Scientific Culture are the association's flagship events.


Government of Canada agency that provides grants in support of research and training in the natural sciences and engineering. Its mandate is to promote and support research.

SOURCE Science for all

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