$25M to be invested into cannabis research in Canada

May 22 2019 7:39pm Cannabis crusaders are applauding a multi-million dollar investment into research. It’s a move they said Wednesday would never have happened without the end of prohibition. Jill Croteau has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research

After becoming one of the first countries to fully legalize the consumption and sale of recreational marijuana, Canada is continuing its cannabis trailblazing with the announcement of research funding to look into the many uses of cannabis and related products.…

‘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…

Calgary committee discusses potential multi-sport field house with $19M funding request

A new field house in Calgary is one step closer to reality after a committee sent in a $19 million funding request on Friday. Story continues below The proposed facility would be in Foothills Athletic Park and include a 400-metre…

U of C star Sinagra to attend Eskimos camp, hopes to compete for CFL spot

Quarterback Adam Sinagra is a proud Canadian, but he wants to secure a CFL opportunity based upon his ability, not his nationality. The six-foot-one, 195-pound Hec Crighton Trophy winner will return this fall to the University of Calgary. Another dominant…

Canadian researchers make important progress in distinguishing between types of ovarian cancers

New Canadian research is showing promise for oncologists looking for an accurate and inexpensive way of distinguishing between types of ovarian cancer. Until now, doctors were not able to fully decipher between the sub-types of the disease, according to Dr.…

Calgary researchers turn greenhouse gases into carbon fibre

A researcher at the University of Calgary says she has developed a method of turning greenhouse gases into valuable carbon nanofibres. Mina Zarabian came up with the concept while completing her doctorate in chemical and petroleum engineering at the university’s…

Dinos quarterback earns nod at Lieutenant Governor Awards

University of Calgary Dinos quarterback Adam Sinagra was among U Sports athletes honoured at Thursday’s Lieutenant Governor Athletic Awards. The annual awards recognize the top male and female athletes playing university sports in Canada. Sinagra would lose out to Laval…