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It’s certain the first farmers in Manitoba were First Nations people, likely near the site of modern-day Lockport.
That’s why a group of anthropology students from the University of Manitoba spent five weeks at the site this spring, searching for artifacts that could help us learn more about these early agriculturalists.
The project spearheaded by Dr. E. Leigh Syms of the Manitoba Museum, is only the fourth time there has been any archeological excavating on the banks of the Red River beside the St. Andrew’s Dam and Lock in Lockport. The students earned credit towards a field-study class. Read more
The Manitoba Museum is gearing up for the opening of its Terry Fox exhibit, set to run from July 14 to October 10, 2016.
Titled Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada, the exhibit provides an in-depth look at Terry’s 143-day, 5,373-kilometre journey from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The Ontario Science Centre was considered revolutionary when Raymond Moriyama designed it, in part for its hands-on approach that the architect envisioned. Read more
Where else can children get away from the TV, computer or phone this summer while making a mess and having fun than the Okanagan Science Centre?
The centre's summer camps start Monday, and they offer a wide range of activities for a wide range of ages.
Jim Swingle, science centre general manager, said camps range from a half day to a full five days and cover ages from pre-schoolers to Grade 6. Read more
The Manitoba Museum will debut The Search for Life: Are We Alone?, narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Harrison Ford, on Friday, July 1.
An engrossing full-dome theater experience, The Search for Life launches visitors on an awe-inspiring trip through space and time. From the depths of Earth’s oceans to the outer reaches of the cosmos, viewers explore the links between life on Earth and the potential for life on other planets. Read more
Orléans resident Alex Benay is the president and CEO of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC).
Benay said he was appreciative of being a recipient but gave credit to those he works with. Read more
Children have an insatiable curiousity about their surroundings and their roots, and the London Regional Children's Museum is the perfect place to satisfy their hunger for knowledge. While all museums are valuable resources to learn about history, this museum has its own unique history. Read more
There was much to celebrate at last week’s Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s jubilee celebration at Night at the Aquarium, presented by PCL Construction. This annual signature fundraising gala brought 450 guests on a journey back in time in honour of the Aquarium’s six decades of ocean conservation. The event raised more than $460,000 in support of its vital ocean and freshwater conservation, research and education programs Read more
Steps from Trafalgar Square, an exhibition featuring the Nobel Prize winning research of Arthur McDonald and the famous Sudbury, Ont., Sudbury Neutrino Observatory will open on Canada Day.
The multimedia SNOLAB exhibit in London, England's Canada House will explain the basic science behind the neutrino, Read more
The Canada Science and Technology Museum may be primarily a construction site these days, but museum officials are ensuring it's at least a colourful one.
Dozens of aspiring artists gathered Saturday at the St. Laurent Boulevard site to design a nearly 170-metre-long mural on the construction wall. Read more
The CASC office is situated in Robinson Huron Treaty territory and the land on which we learn and live is the traditional territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek.
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