education

Crispin Glover at the Cinematheque

Multitalented actor, director, writer, Crispin Glover (River's Edge, Back to the Future, The Doors, The People vs Larry Flynt, Hot Tub Time Machine, Charlie's Angels) will be at the Pacific...

Young leaders grapple with energy, tar sands, and the future

At the Climate Change Conference earlier this month, youth leaders learned about the oil industry’s disinformation campaign, the Athabasca Tar Sands and other matters crucial to their future.

Kids, Hummingbirds, and the RCMP: Experiments Seven

Sculptor, educator, and scientist Lee Gass tells about an educational experiment about hummingbirds on Galiano Island. The central element of the story is a conversation Lee had with an RCMP Constabl

On being “Too Asian?”

We mustn’t paint the Asian community with too broad of a brush. But this Chinese-Canadian knows too many Asians who wouldn’t make attractive undergraduates.

Premier expected to give B.C. school boards the pink slip

A Vancouver School Board trustee has told the Vancouver Observer that there is speculation Premier Gordon Campbell may announce in his public address tonight plans to fire elected school boards in B....

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 13: Tuesday

Two Canadian films are among my top VIFF picks for Tuesday as well as a little known outrage from World War 2. (read more)

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 6 & 7: Tues and Wed

Volkmar Richter’s picks for the next two days include a surreal winner at Cannes and a spellbinding biography of David Suzuki. (read more)

BODY WORLDS & the Brain at Science World

We talked with Science World Media and Communications Manager, Pamela Saunders, to get the inside story on an exhibit that takes you inside the human body in a way you'll never forget.

Buy a vowel or two for Pro Education Day

An education advocacy group is going virtual to raise real cash.

A new remedy for ADD, ADHD, and apathy

Most cultural progress is led by people who disobey societal norms. In order to thrive in school, you have to obey, memorize and regurgitate. If students speak out of turn or express themselves...