Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest 2015

By contributor Dean Pelkey Each year, the Fraser Institute holds an essay contest for students designed to encourage and develop student writers. This contest gives you the opportunity to showcase your ideas on public policy and the roles of markets, plus the opportunity to win cash prizes. With over $9k in cash prizes, students from … Continued

VIU hosts free science & technology lecture series

Dr. Marc Trudel of Nanaimo’s Pacific Biological Station delivers a free public lecture January 21 at VIU’s Nanaimo campus about the migration patterns of the Pacific salmon. By contributor Marilyn Assaf.  Everything from astronomy, to glaciation, to human nutritional needs will be discussed by expert scientists during VIU’s free Science & Technology lecture series. The weekly lecture … Continued

Why Ello is Dumb and So Are You

Op-ed by Contributor Philip Gordon Those who are abreast of the latest in technosocial fervour (which seems to be everyone these days) might have heard of Ello, a new social media site which has recently become available in its beta stage by way of invite only. Ello describes itself as “a simple, beautiful, and ad-free … Continued

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