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Jan 2020
Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Vital insights

Image of Roberta Bondar in space

Canadian Geographic, magazine of the The Royal Canadian Geographical Society selected Dr. Roberta Bondar for her continued natural world exploration & communication skills to represent all Canadian astronauts, as one of 90 men & women who have made “major contributions to our understanding of Canada’s history and geography.”

Dr. Bondar inspires “a new generation of explorers, who are able to communicate about our natural world through science and fine arts.”


Apr 2020
Our New Online Bondar Challenge!

Online Bondar Challenge poster

We launched our Online Bondar Challenge – to give youth, their families and the public a chance to explore some of the acclaimed learning resources and activities we created for schools and several types of outdoor camps.

Visitors all welcomed to use The Foundation’s resources & discover how science, art, math, and language weave into a single program.


Sep 2020
AMASS – SpaceForBirds Launches Its Website

Image of two Whooping Cranes flying

The AMASS research project, also known as “Space for Birds”, now stretches its organizational wings to present enlarged, layered, and super detailed perspectives on the migratory pathways of several threatened and endangered avian species.

Bondar’s lifelong passion for flight and her view of Earth inspire her commitment to examine these migratory routes through the fusion of art and science.


Dec 2020
EcoSchools Canada teams up with The Roberta Bondar Foundation

Old EcoSchools and Roberta Bondar Foundation combination logo

As the largest bilingual, environmental certification program for kindergarten to grade 12 schools in the country, EcoSchools Canada makes available the Bondar Challenge to schools across the country as a part of the EcoSchools certification program.

Launched on Dr. Bondar’s 75th birthday, this partnership celebrates her ongoing contribution to inquiry, creativity, and conservation of the natural world.