University of Alberta student robotic team sees success at international competition

A team of students from the University of Alberta recently saw significant success at an international robotics competition in San Diego, Calif. The U of A’s Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Project (ARVP) team placed fourth out of 57 teams from top…

Scientist, advocate for women in science dies at 79

A local trailblazer who was passionate about getting more women involved in science has died. Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour passed away on Saturday at the age of 79. Originally from Scotland, Armour became a chemist at a time when few woman…

‘Grow my understanding’: Grade 9 girls explore STEM career options in Calgary

Around 1,000 Grade 9 girls from 90 schools in Calgary got hands-on with their futures on Wednesday. The University of Calgary, Mount Royal University and SAIT put on Explore STEM, a program that engages girls in science, technology, engineering and…

Winners of Canada-wide contest invent tools for easier life in space

The Canadian Space Agency challenged children across the country to come up with clever ideas that could be developed into inventions to make life in space easier and more fun. On Thursday, hundreds of students from across the country gathered…

UNB engineering students design fishermen friendly life jacket

A group of senior engineering students at the University of New Brunswick has designed a fishermen friendly smart life jacket they believe could help save the lives of Canadian fishermen lost at sea. “We have grown up in these coastal…

Liberal MP apologizes for saying Wilson-Raybould’s father ‘pulling the strings’ in SNC Lavalin affair

February 28 2019 3:13pm Liberal MP Jati Sidhu was forced to apologize for comments he made to a reporter saying the former attorney general was speaking out because she “couldn’t handle the stress.” ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

‘Do not dispute the truth’ of Wilson-Raybould: Elizabeth May

February 28 2019 3:10pm Green Party Leader Elizabeth May called on the Liberals to “not dispute the truth” of Jody Wilson-Raybould, release restrictions from her testimony so she could “speak her truth” and fire Michael Wernick, the Clerk of the…