February 2018

Culture

Feb 23 2018

The Adventure of a Lifetime

Katimavik is back! Hurray! Katimavik is an Inuktitut word. It means “meeting place.” It’s also a Canadian service program. The program is aimed at people 18 to 25. Over the past 40 years, 35,000 youth have participated. They’ve helped 1000 communities. The program has...

Technology

Feb 16 2018

To Infinity… and Beyond!

On February 6, Cape Canaveral in Florida held a very special event. SpaceX was test launching the world’s biggest, most powerful rocket. Over 100,000 people came to watch. For eight years, SpaceX has used the Falcon 9 rocket to send up satellites and take cargo to the...

Indigenous

Feb 09 2018

Finding the Words

There are at least 60 Indigenous languages used across Canada. They belong to 12 major language families. Most are older than English and French. They all share one common factor. They are in danger of dying. One of those languages is Nak’azdli. Only a handful of...

Health

Feb 02 2018

New Vision

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a flying eye hospital? The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital looks like a plane. It flies like a plane. But inside is a fully-equipped hospital. The plane flies a team of eye specialists to developing countries. They help...