January 2018

Sports

Jan 26 2018

It Takes Two

Excitement is building for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Before the first skate hits the ice, Team Canada will march into the opening ceremony behind the Maple Leaf. For the first time ever, not one – but two – Olympians will carry it. Their names? Tessa Virtue and Scott...

Sports

Jan 19 2018

Sporting a New Look

Do you know what a hijab is? It’s a headscarf, worn by some Muslim girls and women. A hijab covers the hair, neck, and chest. It’s often just a square of fabric, pinned in place. Hijabi athletes don’t remove their headscarf to play sports. So a Winnipeg high school has...

Animals

Jan 12 2018

To the Rescue!

It was the first day of 2018, bright and early. The temperature in Nova Scotia was a chilly -20° Celsius. A man walking his dog on Rainbow Haven Beach reported a pilot whale, washed up on the sand. It was still alive! The call came in to MARS, the Marine Animal...

Sports

Jan 05 2018

Shooting for the Podium

The 2018 Winter Games are on the way! The Winter Olympics and Paralympics are held every four years. This time, they’ll be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. The Olympics come first, from February 9 to 25. Almost 3000 athletes will bring the best of ice and snow sports...