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Nine Centres in 12 days

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Peter Jedicke, National Office
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Sun, 2006/01/22

One of the best things about the RASC is that we are a national community, but our strength is based on our local presence in our 27 Centres. To participate in this national scene is one of the main reasons I enjoy being National President so much. I've now attended 51 Centre meetings since my term began, and the last two weeks were a hectic highlight for me. I visited these Centres...

London Centre Annual Banquet

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Peter Jedicke, London
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Sun, 2006/05/28

RASC London Centre held its 33rd annual banquet on Friday, May 12. About 35 members and guests enjoyed a wonderful buffet meal at Michael's Garden, part of the restaurant complex in the Great Hall at the University of Western Ontario. There was even a cake decorated with the Society's crest.

Astronomy Blog Contest - Winners!

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Denis Grey, Toronto
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Tue, 2012/01/17

Congratulations go out to our Astronomy Blog Contest winners as chosen by our President, Mary-Lou Whitehorne:

RASC General Assembly Registration Now Open!

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Denis Grey, Toronto, Howard Gibbins, Edmonton
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Mon, 2012/01/16

The 2012 General Assembly Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the registration for the 2012 General Assembly is now open!

Stan Runge awarded the Winnipeg Centre Service Award

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Scott Young, Winnipeg
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Wed, 2007/10/31

Winnipeg Centre member Stan Runge received the Winnipeg Centre Service Award earlier this month. The award recognizes Stan for his many years of service to the Centre and to the Society.

International Dark Sky Symposium at Mont Megantic Report

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Robert Dick, Ottawa
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Sun, 2007/09/23

The International Dark Sky Association Symposium at the ASTROLab at Mont-Mégantic Provincial Park was held from September 19-21 at Mont Mégantic Observatory. In addition to speakers from the RASC, speakers from the International Darksky Association (IDA), Parks Canada, lighting companies, engineers and light pollution researchers from North American and Europe presented a wide range of talks on the subject.

Kouchibouguac National Park declared NB's first Dark Sky Preserve

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Paul Gray, New Brunswick
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Wed, 2009/06/10

Kouchibouguac National Park has been declared New Brunswick's first Dark Sky Preserve.

 

RASC's Toronto Centre to Operate Dunlap Observatory

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Denis Grey, Toronto
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Thu, 2009/04/23

TORONTO, April 22 - The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre and Metrus Development Inc. feel that Earth Day is an appropriate moment to celebrate the imminent return of one of Canada's most beloved astronomy landmarks to active service.

RASC "Embedded Journalist" Shares Astro Experiences

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Denis Grey, Toronto
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Fri, 2009/03/13

Toronto Centre member Ivan Semeniuk is now sharing his experiences as an "embedded journalist" in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto. Check out his weekly podcast "The Universe in Mind" to hear from leading international researchers in astronomy and related fields during this IYA year.

Help with Spring Meteorite Recovery with the University of Calgary

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Alan Hildebrand, Calgary
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Mon, 2009/03/23

The University of Calgary invites interested RASC members to participate in the upcoming meteorite recovery effort near Lone Rock, Saskatchewan. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute to mapping the strewn field of what we expect will be Canada’s largest recorded meteorite fall. While any recovered meteorites will remain the property of the landowner or the University of Calgary, search volunteers may suggest institutions for potential donations.

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