September 2019

History

Sep 27 2019

The Great Canadian Cold Case

Canadian archaeologists played “I Spy” on two famous shipwrecks this summer. The HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus left England in 1854 as part of the Franklin Expedition. In command was Sir John Franklin, a famous British naval officer and explorer.  Their mission? Find...

Sports

Sep 20 2019

A Grand Slam Success

Bianca Andreescu is living the dream. She’s the first Canadian singles player to win a Grand Slam title in tennis. She did it by beating one of the best players of all time. No one expected the 19-year-old Ontario teen to win one of the four major tennis titles. A year...

Environment

The aftermath of Hurricane Dorian is seen on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas in this photo taken by the Dutch Defense Ministry on September 11, 2019. (Sjoerd Hilckmann/Dutch Defense Ministry via AP)
Sep 13 2019

Dorian the Destroyer

A deadly hurricane slammed into the Bahamas Labour Day weekend. Everyone knew Hurricane Dorian was coming. They knew it would be a whopper, too. But it’s hard to escape a hurricane when you live on an island. Dorian had been brewing for days. It started as a tropical...

Environment

Sep 06 2019

Greta Makes Waves

Have you heard the news? Greta Thunberg has come to North America! One year ago, Greta was just another Swedish teen. Now she’s in the headlines for launching a global protest movement. Greta’s protest started small. She began skipping school every Friday. Instead of...