Category Archives: Uncategorized

Elisabeth Mann Borgese
and World Oceans Day

  World Oceans Day and Professor Elisabeth Mann Borgese, CM, are forever linked. “The Oceans are our great laboratory for the making of a new international order, based on new forms of international cooperation and organization, on new economic theory, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Elisabeth Mann Borgese
and World Oceans Day

Dr. Roberta Bondar Days

January 22 -30, 2017 were proclaimed as Dr. Roberta Bondar Days by the City of Sault Ste. Marie Ontario! The Dr. Roberta Bondar Days were one of the City’s key initiatives to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary. These also celebrated the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Dr. Roberta Bondar Days

The Patterson Effect

On this day in Barrie Ontario, Professor Bonnie M Patterson was born. As she grew — and always up for a challenge — Patterson went where no woman had yet gone before and became the first woman Dean of Business … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Patterson Effect

A Case for Manned Lunar Missions

  University of Saskatchewan, February 4, 2016:   Scientist, physician, and world’s first neurologist in space, Dr Roberta Bondar spoke about how some physiological issues of long-term space flight would benefit from life studies in manned lunar missions. Something to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Case for Manned Lunar Missions

We Remember

  Today we remember some of those whose stories we have introduced in these posts: Canadian scientist and cancer researcher Dr. Wilbur Franks, without having flown, developed anti-gravity devices that led to G-suit development to save pilot lives. Canadian electrical … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on We Remember

Did You See 2015’s Harvest Moon?

  So much moon! So much glow! OR did your patch of sky have cloud cover? Nevermind. NASA has put together a great 3-minute video to explain the Harvest Moon phenom. Sometimes the dramatic press peeps will call this a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Did You See 2015’s Harvest Moon?

Fusion Adventures!

Our commitment to the #fusion of #art & science gets its own page! So many projects underway. So little time to write them up. Fusion Adventures will appear here! This page will help us keep you informed about some of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fusion Adventures!

FOUNDATION’S NAMESAKE HONOURED WITH SPECIAL GREETINGS FROM THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA

Recently members of the Foundation’s Board of Directors travelled to Sault Ste. Marie to participate in one of the City’s 100th Anniversary celebrations. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on FOUNDATION’S NAMESAKE HONOURED WITH SPECIAL GREETINGS FROM THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA

Contributing to UN discussions on Sustainable Development

On June 7, 2011 I attended on behalf of The Roberta Bondar Foundation, a Toronto Consultation on the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Contributing to UN discussions on Sustainable Development