EDITORIAL – 2 new columns: Sounding Off, Dubious Reality

This week: 2 new columns Flicks & Folios: Reviews Of Books And Films, by Laura Seymour Sounding Off: Your take on the issues of today Everybody’s got an opinion, and everybody wants to be heard. Here’s your chance. In our new column, SOUNDING OFF, we’ll explore a different topic each week and print the best… Read more »

NEW COLUMN Flicks & Folios – Flick: Unbreakable

First, I should explain my column title. This is a new weekly column and I’ll be reviewing either films or books. I won’t be handling the “current” stuff – simply because twenty bucks and some for Larry and I to see a movie is ridiculous for us. I’ll also be reviewing books that aren’t on… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, For the past two months I have been corresponding in chat rooms, emails and telephone conversations with “Jim”. I met him in a chat room for people suffering from depression. We have so much in common and we are both in our early 20’s. He sent me a picture and I sent him… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

Foreign Affairs and You One of the most controversial issues being talked about today is of course the United States’ insistence upon waging war in Iraq. The Government of Canada has been criticized for its lack of stance and for fence-sitting on the issue. The United States and Canada have also been butting heads on… Read more »


POSTDOCS PICK DALHOUSIE AS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE WORLD FOR COLLABORATION Dalhousie University Press Release February 13, 2003: Halifax – Dalhousie has placed number one in a survey of best universities for postdoctoral fellows, conducted by The Scientist magazine. Dalhousie took first place for universities outside the United States “? and placed #4… Read more »

Dear Sandra

Dear Sandra, I am hoping that you can give me some advice. My wife is a wonderful woman and I love her immensely, but she gets so mad when I go out once a week with the guys to sporting events. I don’t drink, I don’t smoke, and I don’t cheat. Why does she get… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

Budgeting For Graduates The Annual Federal Budget has been released, and as always we find there is good news and bad news. (See: In the good news, we find that the federal government is actually paying some attention to the need for post-secondary education. Over 1.3 billion dollars more this year have been set… Read more »


UVIC FIRST IN BC TO OFFER BACHELOR OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING UVIC Press Release February 20, 2003 – Software is ubiquitous and central to everyday life. It drives computer games, online services, office services and control systems in cars. Beginning this fall, the UVic faculty of engineering will be offering a full undergraduate degree program in… Read more »

Canadian Fedwatch! News Across the Nation

The Betrayal of the Budget The annual federal budget was released ( last Wednesday, and has been roundly labeled as a betrayal by the NDP and the Bloc Quebecois. The reason for this is quite clear, as one of the campaign ideas put forth by the Liberal Party was that Canadians should vote liberal to… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch! News Across The Nation:

They Can’t Get Your Money Fast Enough It used to be that they waited until winter was nearly over before you started hearing about it. These days, it seems that Valentines Day is the opening day of the season. What season is that? Why the one that all governments love: tax season! Already the advertisements… Read more »