Tylan Stephens set to take flight with Dinos

Though he may eye the open skies, Tylan Stephens will have to settle for much slower speeds on the ice. The former Western Hockey League player has joined the Dinos men’s hockey team for the 2009-10 season. A native of Calgary, Stephens chose to pursue his academic career despite having another year of eligibility in… Continue reading Tylan Stephens set to take flight with Dinos

Dinos add NHL experience to bench

The Dinos will have a couple of NHLers barking orders for them on the ice this upcoming season. Ex-NHL defenceman Cory Cross and recently retired forward Brad Isbister have signed on as assistant coaches for the men’s hockey team. Both have connections to recently hired head coach Mark Howell. Isbister met Howell through the Hockey… Continue reading Dinos add NHL experience to bench

Do offensive linemen dream?

They don’t get the glory. They don’t get to walk into the endzone (often) and they don’t get to touch the ball. They get pushed and knocked around on basically every play. Most of them are virtually unknown to the average fan, but they’re absolutely integral to the offence of any football team. They’re offensive… Continue reading Do offensive linemen dream?

RIM, GPS and the U of C

Research In Motion, the wireless communication device expert behind the BlackBerry, is helping to fund the University of Calgary’s $1.3 million global positioning system project. The project will study ways to improve GPS capabilities in environments where satellite signals are not as strong, including inside buildings. GPS allows electronic receivers to identify their current location.… Continue reading RIM, GPS and the U of C

Recession reforms limit economic freedom: study

Canada’s economic freedom has decreased in the last year, according to a study published last week by the Fraser Institute, a Vancouver-based think-tank. Further, many countries around the world will see a drop in economic freedom because of measures enacted to minimize ill effects from the recession, the study found. “Economic freedom is marked by… Continue reading Recession reforms limit economic freedom: study