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Coronavirus Information

We plan to offer our full set of contests in 2020/2021. We recognize that the ways in which contests are written might vary greatly from school to school. We want to enable as much participation as possible, because this is, for us, the most important goal of our contests. Please see this statement from the Director of the CEMC for more details.

Please see below information that pertains to remaining 2019-2020 academic year activities.

Book Orders

We are pleased to announce that online ordering of our books and posters is now available. All shipments will be made by Parcel Post. Please allow a minimum of 10 days in Canada and 4 to 6 weeks to major centres outside Canada for delivery. 

Online Resources for Learning at Home

Please be reminded of the following CEMC resources, all of which are free:

  1. Our comprehensive courseware covers most mathematics topics covered curricula from Grade 7 to Grade 12. Each course includes online teaching, interactive components, and lots of opportunity for practice. This is a great way for students who are not in class to continue learning. The Grade 9/10/11 Courseware includes curriculum maps that explicitly show how the lessons connect to the various Canadian provincial curricula.
  2. A new CEMC at Home resource at each of four levels from Grade 4 to 12 was developed to support teachers, students and parents.
  3. Problem of the Week and Problem of the Month offer students the chance to do some problem solving and keep sharp.
  4. CS Circles is an excellent resource for students to learn the basics of programming.
  5. In addition to these resources, the CEMC offers a wide range of other online resources supporting Grade 4 to Grade 12.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. We were able to write and return our Pascal/Cayley/Fermat (PCF) contest(s) but have not been given our results. What happens now?
  2. I am supposed to get a medal and/or certificate for Pascal/Cayley/Fermat (PCF). Will I still get them?
  3. I want to register as a New School for contests next year (2020-2021), can I still do that?
  4. How do I know if my school has received the refund for a cancelled contest, and what do I do if it hasnít been received yet?

  1. We were able to write and return our Pascal/Cayley/Fermat (PCF) contest(s) but have not been given our results. What happens now?

    If you did return your completed contest(s) but have not received confirmation of your results, it likely means that we received your package after our campus closure of March 16th. While we will continue to process and provide results for all contests received once our offices open, we do not know when this will be so we would like to provide you with a full refund and apologize for this unexpected inconvenience. Please see refund details further below in the FAQ section.

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  3. I am supposed to get a medal and/or certificate for Pascal/Cayley/Fermat (PCF). Will I still get them?

    Yes, medals and certificates will be shipped to the Head of Mathematics contact at the school where the contest was written by the end of September, 2020. Due to the restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we did not have access to our campus to ship these earlier, unfortunately.

    If schools need certificates earlier, the organizing teacher is able to login and access our online certificate generator to print full certificates. Please email us if you have any questions surrounding awards.

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  5. I want to register as a New School for contests next year (2020-2021), can I still do that?

    Yes, you are able to fill out an application as a new school on our website any time.

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  7. How do I know if my school has received the refund for a cancelled contest, and what do I do if it hasnít been received yet?

    All refunds have been issued in the manner in which they were paid, and invoices and purchase orders were cancelled. E-receipts were not provided for refunds. If credit card was the method of payment, please review the bank statement for the associated credit card to view the refund. If there are problems with the refund, please confirm by first checking your bank statement and then contact our Financial Coordinator. Please have your credit card information ready before contacting us.

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