More than 10,000 supporters of Humane Society International/Canada have signed a letter to British Columbia premier Christy Clark, asking her to ban the grizzly hunt. Photo by Ray Rafiti It’s an image that millions of people who’ve watched...Show More Summary
Girl #1: My brother drives between Alaska and Colorado once a year. It’s a really long drive. Girl #2: Wait… I thought Alaska wasn’t connected to America. Guy: It’s connected to Canada. Girl #2: So, there’s like, a bridge? Guy: No. It’s connected to Canada. Girl #2: No, it’s not! It’s an island. Canada breaks […]
A group of backcountry skiers walking down a forest service road in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia discovered a sign that read “Expect the unexpected.” Little did they know how prophetic the message would be. As they moved along...Show More Summary
After some serious number crunching, a University of British Columbia researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine --a bubble of space-time geometry which carries its contents backward and forwards through space and time as...
90 percent of British Columbia residents oppose the hunt, and the party reverses course.
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) After some serious number crunching, a UBC researcher has come up with a mathematical model for a viable time machine.
In August 2016, anyone from a country other than Canada who was closing on a house in Vancouver (or elsewhere in British Columbia) was slapped with significant sticker shock when the government unveiled a 15-percent tax on real estate sales to foreign buyers...
Bill Whatcott is handing out flyers to 'share my concern about the promotion and growth of homosexuality and transvestitism in British Columbia.'
The pope surprised an audience in Vancouver, British Columbia, with a prerecorded talk for the TED conference with the theme "The Future You."
CBC News reports on Vote Compass response data regarding the toll issue in British Columbia’s election. “A majority of respondents... said the cost of new bridges in the Lower Mainland should be paid for by user tolls, but people who...Show More Summary
(University of British Columbia) Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are not in better environmental shape than the rest of the world.
Here is this morning’s big news, from the Post’s Drew Hasselback, which will take bread off the table for 25,000 Canadian families, most of them in British Columbia: Canada vows to fight ‘unfair and punitive duty’ as Trump slaps tariff on softwood lumber And here is a headline from a short while ago, from the […]
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and their collaborators at the University of British Columbia have created an innovative technique for studying how chlamydia interacts with the human immune system. The results, reported today (April 25) in Nature Communications, identify novel drug targets for the sexually transmitted disease.
Vanexus Photography captured a stunning view of a proton arc (white/grey line seen on the left) and the northern lights above Porteau Cove Provincial Park on May 8, 2016.
I have personally made something of a crusade as of late out of my position that the world's trademark offices need to be more nuanced when it comes to the alcohol industry. Far too many disputes have arisen recently between beer breweries,...Show More Summary
(University of British Columbia) Want to recycle or compost more? Try moving the bins closer, new UBC research suggests.The study shows that placing bins 1.5 meters away from suite doors drastically boosts recycling and composting rates by 141 per cent. The findings highlight how small changes in convenience can have a big impact on performance.
(University of British Columbia) People with multiple sclerosis can show signs of something wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition.
The area around Indian Arm in British Columbia is a great place to go for a hike; the many trails are accessible by foot, by mountain bike, and by horse. But beware around the Buntzen powerhouses on area's eastern shore: There were some...Show More Summary
(University of British Columbia) A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumor growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments.