Author Archives: B Bondar

World Water Day

  On March 22, 2022, we celebrate World Water Day, a special day for focusing upon the most vital food for life on Earth. Each year, the United Nations Organization chooses a special water focus that has included water for … Continue reading

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International Day of Forests and Trees

  On March 21, 1971, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization declared this as World Forestry Day to share information, research, and project updates on forests and forestry around the world. This day was chosen because it is the … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

  Today the world celebrates International Women’s Day to commemorate the contribution of women locally and globally. We salute women who have and continue to inspire, women who have paved the way for so many who follow, role models, heroines, … Continue reading

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Working Under Pressure

  On March 4, 1901, Dr. Wilbur Rounding Franks was born. This Canadian scientist and cancer researcher developed anti-gravity devices in the 1940s with his colleagues at the Banting and Best Medical Research Institute at the University of Toronto. The … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park

On March 1, 1872, U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant declared Yellowstone a National Park. Located principally in what is today Wyoming, Yellowstone was not explored until late in the 19th century. By that time, geologists and naturalists were able to … Continue reading

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

  On February 11, 2022, we celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science. President of the General Assembly Abdulla Shahid launched a video podcast series entitled, “In Conversation with…”, to spotlight eminent persons, activists, and experts in priority … Continue reading

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How Dr. Bondar continues learning

Lisa LaFlamme | CTV National News | January 19, 2022 | | | Dr. Roberta Bondar, first Canadian woman to go to space, to mark 30th anniversary of groundbreaking work Thirty years after becoming the first Canadian woman and the … Continue reading

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How Roberta Bondar reflects on being first Canadian woman in space

Shaye Ganam | CHED Mid-Morning | January 19 2022 | | | Roberta Bondar reflects on being first Canadian woman in space Explore. Learn. Enable others to. Repeat. Ganam and Bondar discuss Life experiences. Bondar acknowledges she has several peaks … Continue reading

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How Roberta Bondar is still flying high!

Chris Knight | National Post .com | January 18 2022 | | | Thirty years on, ‘spaceman’ Roberta Bondar is still flying high Chris Knight can ask questions! His interview with Dr. Roberta Bondar covered wide-ranging discussions from – recordings … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better in Reflection

Bob Weber | The Canadian Press | January 18 2022 | | | ‘It gets better’: Roberta Bondar reflects on being first Canadian woman in space Weber interviews Dr. Bondar about the 30th anniversary of her flight as Canada’s first … Continue reading

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