wRanter.com: A national icon takes his leave

One of the questions I posed in this space a few weeks ago was: who will be the next big-name Jewish MP? With apologies to Joe Oliver, Canada’s first Jewish federal finance minister, what I may subconsciously have been asking is who will be the next Irwin Cotler, now that the 75-year-old Mount Royal Liberal ...

LeDaro: Hungry? Have a bowl of fresh worms/bugs or cook them and then enjoy

“A team of students from McGill University has proposed insect-infused flour as a possible solution to the global food crisis.” Looks delicious. Dig in.:)  

The Canadian Progressive | News & Analysis: Award-winning McGill Prof to bring climate-change lessons out of the lab

Researcher to share environmental insights through video series By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  McGill University Biology Professor Catherine Potvin, a renowned expert on climate change and tropical-forest ecology, will begin sharing insights from her laboratory’s research, according to a press release issued Tuesday. The information will be shared  through a novel series […] The post Award-winning McGill ...

DeSmogBlog: 1812 and All That: the Bicentenary of Dr. Charles Smallwood, Canadian Scientist (1812 – 1873)

Charles Smallwood 1872.jpg This is a guest post by Andrew McLaren With all the present glorification of the 1812-15 conflict being promoted by Canada’s Federal Government, another important bicentennial is being pointedly overlooked: the birth of Dr. Charles Smallwood (1812-1873), a Canadian physician and scientist who can be credited for the earliest extended research into Meteorology ...