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Sadly, there are no action movies marketed towards skeptics.

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

08 April 2012 by Melany Hamill

Hey there skeptifans! You may have noticed that the Fails and Wins have not been coming on a weekly basis. I apologize, life has been a bit busy for me lately. Thankfully, this hasn’t stopped you from faithfully sending in your links, and I want to thank all of you for keeping my inbox full! […]

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CBC Marketplace Investigates Homeopathy: A Review

CBC Marketplace Investigates Homeopathy: A Review

14 January 2011 by Kim Hebert

Benefiting from the Atlantic Time Zone, I got to be one of the first to watch CBC Marketplace on Friday night (darn you, Newfoundland!) where they covered the topic of homeopathy. Here are my impressions. First, I want to praise Marketplace for not offering false balance on the issue. Homeopathy is not something about which […]

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PZ Myers crowd

The Rock Stars of Skepticism

01 December 2010 by Ethan Clow

Recently in Vancouver, the Centre for Inquiry hosted the cast of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe, with George Hrab sitting in for Rebecca Watson, for a live show on their way to Australia for The Amazing Meeting Oz. It was, simply put, a fantastic show. We spent about two months planning the event, although […]

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Torontonians: Register for Skepticamp NOW!

Torontonians: Register for Skepticamp NOW!

12 October 2010 by Erik Davis

Saturday, October 23rd is approaching, and with it four — count ‘em — four Canadian Skepticamps, to be held in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Ottawa, and Toronto.  It’s an unprecedented phenomenon, etched in the heavens and foretold by Nostradamus. For those whose dowsing rods point toward the acknowledged centre of the universe, I wanted to provide a […]

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Deepak Quantum Mechanics

Deepak Chopra comes to Toronto

11 June 2010 by Mitchell Gerskup

Update: Due to the University of Toronto deciding to close its campus for the duration of the G20 conference in Toronto, the Deepak Chopra lecture, which was to be held at convocation hall, has been canceled — seemingly indefinitely. Nevertheless, I think it’s still important to explain why this event is troubling to the scientific […]

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Scott Gavura: Why we Make Bad Health Care Decisions

Scott Gavura: Why we Make Bad Health Care Decisions

25 May 2010 by Kim Hebert

Skeptic North‘s own Scott Gavura will be giving a talk this Friday. Here are the details: Date: Friday, May 28, 2010 Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Centre for Inquiry Ontario, 216 Beverley Street (Just South of College and St. George Street) Despite the dramatic improvements in the extent and quality of our lives, […]

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