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New Personal Logins - Your Login ID May Have Changed!

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Denis Grey, Toronto
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Tue, 2011/11/01

As part of the launch of the new RASC website, some member login names are being changed from a five-digit member ID to a personal name made up of the member's initials and last name. This will affect all members who have not changed their default login ID to a personal ID. To find out how to change your login you can check out a new video or visit https://secure.rasc.ca.

Executive Director leaving the RASC

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James Edgar
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Wed, 2014/07/09

The Executive Director manages the daily operations of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. This includes activities related to our charitable mandate, publications, and member service. Our current ED, Deborah Thompson has served us well, and has chosen to take a leadership role at another not-for-profit organization in a few weeks’ time. We wish her the best and thank her for nearly four years of service.

The 2014 Plaskett Medal Lecture: Friday June 27th 2014 4 pm PT

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Wed, 2014/06/25

Live from the 2014 General Assembly

The 2014 Plaskett Medal Lecture

Friday, June 27, 2014

 

Message From the RASC President and The Extended Annual Report

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Deborah Thompson
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Fri, 2014/06/20
The information below comes from the RASC President, Glenn Hawley. Please take the time to read it before the Annual Meeting.
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To the RASC Membership
 
In this year of transition from our previous governance model, we on the Executive recognized early on that there would be some wrinkles to smooth out—many items and processes were considered in re-writing the By-Law, plus we introduced a completely new Policy Manual, and some circumstances just couldn’t be foreseen.

Ottawa Centre Streaming Live

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Gary Boyle
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Fri, 2014/06/06

Centre Meeting - Live

New Meteor Shower Expected Friday, May 23

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Deborah Thompson
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Fri, 2014/05/23

Colin Haig, 1st Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, was interviewed May 23 on CTV News Channel about the new meteor shower tonight!

Please click on this link for the interview:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=368755

 



 

 

Celebrate International Astronomy Day! Saturday, May 10

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Deborah Thompson
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Mon, 2014/05/05

Toronto, Canada (May 6, 2014) – Members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and its 29 local RASC Centres will celebrate International Astronomy Day this Saturday, May 10, 2014. Be on the lookout for telescopes and astronomers to pop up unexpectedly on street corners, in shopping malls and other public places, ready and eager to bring the universe down to Earth for everyone!

LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO RASC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Deborah Thompson
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Thu, 2014/04/24

RASC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

 

Participation on the RASC Board of Directors is a leadership experience that provides rich opportunity for personal and astronomical growth!

TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE - APRIL 15 3:45 AM ET

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Deborah Thompson
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Mon, 2014/04/14

Total lunar eclipse, Mars close approach tonight

Celestial event peaks at 3:45 a.m. ET April 15

Read the CBC interview with the RASC 1st Vice President, Colin Haig

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/total-lunar-eclipse-mars-close-approach-tonight-1.2607233

Registration is now open for the 2014 GA

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Melissa Mascarin
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Fri, 2014/03/07

Join the RASC Victoria Centre this June 26th – June 29th, as we host the 2014 General Assembly.

The General Assembly is an exciting once-a-year event that brings together RASC members from coast-to-coast to participate in the Society's annual general meeting and discuss some of the world's great astronomical activities.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an exciting line-up of events including:

-  wide-ranging scientific and cultural programs for your entire family;

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