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Discover the Origins of the RCMP

Created by an act of Parliament on May 23, 1873, the North-West Mounted Police was tasked with guarding the frontier, from Manitoba to the foothills of the Rockies, but eventually grew into a fully fledged national police force: the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. 359 more words


Watch a Norman McLaren-Inspired Ballet Performance

In a brilliant and inspired collaboration, the National Ballet of Canada, Ex-Machina, and the National Film Board of Canada have put together Frame by Frame… 359 more words


A Cosmic Odyssey

From the glittering shine of a mighty spiral galaxy, to the event horizon of a black hole, to the billions upon billions of planets and satellites that inhabit our universe, twirling endlessly in the void, outer space can’t help but capture our imagination. 360 more words


Discovering the joys of morning exercise and meditation

It was Saturday. I was up at past four in the morning, a usual morning routine, but I was too lazy to get out from bed.  1,456 more words


Let’s Get Physic-cal (or 4 Films About Physics)

As famous physicist and McGill alumni Sir Ernest Rutherford once quipped, “all science is either physics or stamp collecting.”

Technically speaking, physics can be described as the the branch of science concerned with the properties of matter and energy. 420 more words


Welcome to the Wonderful World of Whales

Whales are magnificent creatures. As the marine biologist in Beluga Baby says, they’re fascinating because they can do so many things we can’t. And we don’t even understand how. 498 more words


Comic Books and Their Creators

From comic books, to animation, to nine tenths of all currently produced Hollywood movies, superheroes are everywhere. They’re incredibly popular, and who can blame them? They’re fun, inspiring, and they create onomatopoeias whenever they hit things. 360 more words