April 2021

News

Apr 30 2021

Stand Up and Be Counted

More than 38 million people live in Canada. How does the government know how many people live here, where they live, and who needs help? How does it know what to build and where to build it?   It gets those answers from the census. A government agency called Statistics...

News

Apr 23 2021

“We’re Not the Virus”

Anti-Asian racism is on the rise in Canada. People of Chinese descent reported 1150 racist incidents between March 2020 and February 2021. The data was gathered by the Chinese Canadian National Council (CCNC). Forty-four percent of the incidents happened in B.C. Forty...

News

Apr 16 2021

Prince Philip, Dead at 99

On April 9, Buckingham Palace posted sad news. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.” Prince Philip and the Queen were married for 73 years. He met his...

History

A view of a chariot that was found in Civita Giuliana, north of Pompeii. (Parco Archeologico di Pompei/The Associated Press)
Apr 09 2021

Buried Treasure

In January, archaeologists discovered a Roman chariot near Naples, Italy. The large four-wheeled chariot was almost 2000 years old, but it was intact and beautifully decorated. How did it survive? Why is it in such perfect condition? It was found in Pompeii under...

Animals

Apr 01 2021

Sick of Eating Garbage

What wild animal looks like a dog, can live in the city, and yips at night? If you guessed a coyote, you’re right. You may never have seen an urban coyote. These shy members of the dog family usually avoid people. The prefer the wild side of the city – parks and wooded...