Culture

Canadian-born Economist Wins Nobel Prize

When the phone rang at 2 a.m. on October 11, David Card thought it was a prank. But it wasn’t. The long-distance caller from Sweden told the economics professor he’d just won a Nobel Prize.

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Animals

Hiding in Plain Sight

Some of the world’s best-known orcas live off the west coast of B.C. Tourists from around the world come to see these orcas. Scientists study them. Conservationists try to protect them.

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History

Footprints from the Past

Scientists think they’ve found the oldest human footprints in the Americas. How old are they? About 23,000 years old.

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Entertainment

Adventures of a Rubber Duck

Two years ago, Vladimir Matusevitch took his family on a vacation. They went to the Rybachy Peninsula. It’s tucked up in the northwestern corner of Russia, right on the Arctic Ocean.

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Indigenous

Finding the Words

Not many 11-year-olds can say they are published authors. But Addy Newman-Ting can. The Victoria girl entered a UNESCO writing competition. And her book won!

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