Science

Denzel and The Magnificent 7, great fun with Storks and Antonio’s science scrap in Altamira

Also a disappointing revenge quest by Kate Winslet as The Dressmaker
Author and Scientist Alejandro Frid.  Photo by Gail Lotenberg.

Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely

New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.

Rockin’ Meryl Streep, creepy 'Gift', the Vancouver birth of Greenpeace and brilliant 'Shaun the Sheep'

There’s also deadpan humour from Norway in "1001 Grams" and a mystery dud, "Dark Places", undone by too much plot.

Opinion: Clark selling out future generations to placate Malaysian oil and gas giant

Christy Clark’s about to drive another nail into the coffin of B.C.’s economic and environmental future. It’s such an unusual move for the B.C. legislature that so far it isn’t even listed on the...
Bill Nye will receive SFU honorary award. Photo by  Ed Schipul via Flickr

Bill Nye to receive SFU honorary degree

Scientist, educator and television performer “Bill Nye, the Science Guy,” is one of the individuals set to receive an honorary degree from SFU.

New movies in Vancouver

  It’s a Canada weekend. That’s represented in three new films getting the usual short play in theaters and, on Sunday, the Canadian Screen Awards on TV. They celebrate excellence though not...

Lack of rigorous science to support B.C.'s grizzly bear trophy hunt

While the global trend for brown bears moves towards extinction, the Liberal government maintains the fate of B.C.’s grizzly bears will be different.
Winning Student

David Thompson Student's Fuel Cell Powers Multiple Science Fair and Essay Honours

Vancouver student Austin Wang took top honours at the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition, with his essay titled The Next Sustainable Energy Source-Bacteria. The David Thompson Secondary...

Environment Canada defensive about 'muzzling' scientists, letter shows

A formal letter to Environment Canada staff reveals high-level concerns regarding internal perception of the 'muzzling' of scientists.
Stephen Harper

Information Commissioner: Canada's Freedom of Information "A System in Crisis"

Canada's information watchdog says federal officials are preventing the public from freely accessing information.