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The Invention Of Science: How The Very First Fact Came To Be

David Wootton | Posted 11.17.2016 | Canada Living
David Wootton

In 1646, Sir Thomas Browne wanted to rid the world of a vast range of false beliefs -- that elephants have no knees, that beavers bite off their testicles to avoid capture, that garlic disempowers magnets, and so on and on. Browne's problem was that he had no simple way of describing what he was doing.

Stop Pretending You Don't Know Reason Behind High School Violence

Candace Plattor | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Candace Plattor

Deep in our heart of hearts, as a collective society, how can we be surprised by this kind of over-the-top violent behaviour from our kids when we allow them -- our leaders of tomorrow -- to be fed on this these "killing sprees" in the various forms of media day in and day out?

My 10 Favourite Things About Living In Downtown Surrey

Alex Sangha | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

I grew up in Newton and recently moved to Surrey City Centre from North Delta. My Vancouver friends thought I committed geographic suicide. It's been over six months since I settled in the heart of downtown Surrey and I want everyone to know about my 10 favorite things about my new hood.

Julie Paskall's Husband Speaks

CBC | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The slaying of hockey mom Julie Paskall has sparked a push for change in the crime-ridden borough of Newton in Surrey, B.C., but for her family, the f...

Teen Charged With Threatening Alberta School Online

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - An 18-year-old man from southern Alberta has been charged with making an online threat that allegedly touched on this month's de...

Should Teachers Carry Guns?

CBC | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada

In the small rural Harrold Independent School District in northwest Texas, some teachers are allowed to be armed with guns — a controversial policy ...

Garneau Floats Assault Weapons Ban

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - There's no reason assault rifles like the one used to slaughter 20 young schoolchildren in Connecticut should be available in Canada, says Li...

Tougher Licensing In Order For Canada And U.S.?

CBC | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver woman whose mother was killed in the worst mass school shooting in U.S. history says now is the time to talk about restricting or licensin...

Marois Comments On Long-Gun Registry After Newtown Massacre

CBC | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Politics

The shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn. may have sparked talks about gun control in the U.S., but the discussion has crosse...