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April 6, 2015 marks the City of Vancouver’s 129th birthday. To celebrate all that our city has accomplished, we’ve dived into Vancouver history and …

B.C.'s film industry bounces back to blockbuster level

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER - Superheroes and sci-fi adventurers are coming to the rescue of British Columbia's film and TV industry despite dire …

Canada

Food Safety Tips to Reduce Food Poisoning or Foodborne Illness

The 9 Foods Most Likely to Make You Sick<p>Follow these kitchen tips to beat off nasty bacteria and keep making the meals you love<p>No one wants to toss a salad with E. coli or serve chicken with a side of salmonella. But every year, about 9 million Americans fall sick from these and other sources of …

Anti-terror bill powers ‘excessive,’ Canada’s Privacy Commissioner says

The government's anti-terrorism bill provides excessive powers to federal agencies to monitor and profile ordinary Canadians as part of the war on terror, the Privacy Commissioner is arguing.<p>"All Canadians – not only terrorism suspects – will be caught in this web," Daniel Therrien said in an …

Surveillance

What happens to your body when you give up sugar?

In neuroscience, food is something we call a “natural reward.” In order for us to survive as a species, things like eating, having sex and nurturing …

10 ways America can stop terrorizing its citizens (and the rest of the world)

We refuse to think of ourselves as barbaric, and yet our War on Terror is exactly that. It’s time we put it to rest<p>Dear American Patriot,<p>I wish I knew your name. I’ve been thinking about you, about all of us actually and our country, and meaning to write for a while to explain myself. Let me start …

In the Conservative war on terror, the first casualty is Parliament

Fresh from limiting the parliamentary debate on its proposed anti-terror law, the government is now resisting opposition calls for an extensive …

Do Canadians know what they just voted for? | Human Rights

An ill-formed electorate may not be good for democracy but it often works for politicians. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper could not have wished for a more compliant constituency as he prepares for the 2015 elections. An Angus Reid poll last week found that 82 percent back his new …

Nature and Sex Redefined - we have never been binary

A recent article in Nature suggests that biologists ‘now think’ the idea of two sexes is inaccurate; in fact, says Vanessa Heggie,for decades biologists have been at the forefront of campaigns against this simplistic understanding of sex<p>A recent article in <i>Nature</i> claims that biologists ‘now think’ …

International Olympic Committee

Ben Carson’s bizarre obsession with “political correctness”: What his crusade is really about

<b>(Jeffery Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>The neurosurgeon-turned-presidential hopeful seems to be running against an idea as anything else<p>Luke Brinker<p>February 17, 2015 3:58pm (UTC)<p>Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon-turned-conservative rabble-rouser and potential 2016 presidential candidate,made headlinesover the …

Ben Carson

This Is Your Brain on Magic

Psychologists and neuroscientists have an unlikely ally in their quest to understand human nature: professional magicians.<p>“I’m going to flip through here and I want you to glance at a card in the middle,” Jay Olson tells his volunteer, offering the deck of cards in his hands. “Not the bottom …