Student Awards Night 2020

On January 23, 2020, CIC Toronto held their annual Student Awards Night to acknowledge the accomplishments of the post-secondary students across the GTA.  Congratulations to all the award recipients! We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in making this Student Awards Night happen: UofT Chem Club Seneca College UTSG Department of Chemistry UTM Department of Chemistry […]

A Talk on the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Roles that Chemists Play

The CIC Toronto Section held a talk on process chemistry and the available chemistry positions in the pharmaceutical industry on October 23rd ,2019. At this event, members and non-members enjoyed a nice introduction to process chemistry, a field that is neglected in academic settings. A brief introduction of the major processes of launching a drug were discussed and where process […]

2019 Federal Election Responses

Scientific advancements have brought forward a series of revolutions that has transformed our perception of world. New scientific discoveries often challenge the justification of power distribution, placing science at the centre of politics. Also, the importance of policies and initiatives can never be ignored as they shape the future of science and determine the speed of its progress. This interdependent […]

The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Role that Chemists Play

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the largest employers of chemists in the world, and there are many different roles that chemists can play in the drug development process. How are new drugs discovered? How do they get manufactured on a large enough scale? What steps are required to bring a drug to market? This talk is designed to give […]

CICToronto Career Fair 2019

Join us on May 3rd, 2019 for our 6th annual CICToronto Career Fair! It’s the perfect opportunity to meet people in chemistry and chemical engineering working in Toronto and the GTA!   Get your tickets here ($5 for members, $10 for non-members): https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cic-toronto-career-fair-2019-tickets-60065496517 You will be taught how to network and look for jobs at the UofT Career Centre’s workshop. […]

2019 CIC Toronto Industry Tours

Are you graduating soon, or interested in industrial chemistry jobs?   The CIC Toronto Section is organizing industry tours hosted by two of Ontario’s top chemistry companies: Alphora Research Inc. and Apotex. See below for additional details.   Apotex Date:  Feb 22nd at 1:00 PM Canada’s largest producer of generic drugs. They were founded in 1974 by Dr. Barry Sherman, […]

2018 Student Awards Night

Last week, CIC Toronto held its annual Student Awards Night celebrating the accomplishments of post-secondary students across the GTA. A summary of the evening can be found on the CIC National website here: https://www.cheminst.ca/magazine/society-news/cic-toronto-celebrates-student-accomplishments-2018-student-awards-night Congratulations to all the 2018 award winners!   CSC Silver Medal Shaishav Datta, University of Toronto Mississauga, Chemistry Mariya Kalinina, Ryerson University, Chemistry Co-Op Daniel Henryk Lysak, University of Toronto […]

2018 Toronto Municipal Election Responses

The Government Liaison team at CIC Toronto sent out questions to the candidates for city councillor for the University-Rosedale ward in the municipal election. Unfortunately, due to the confusion surrounding the ward division in Toronto, we could not offer the candidates very much time to answer the questions. We received response from Marc Cormier, Joyce Rowlands, and Mike Layton. We […]

Tasty cheese and lively voting at the 2018 AGM

The Annual General Meeting was held at the Lash Miller Chemical Laboratories building on the evening of June 12th. The evening commenced with our chair, Molly Sung welcoming members to the AGM and introducing our guest lecturer Dr. Art Hill who gave an informative lens onto the ‘Science of Cheese‘. Attendees learned about the processes and enzymes involved in making cheese […]