Primitive Technology: Wood shed and Native bee honey

It has been raining here quite a bit in what should normally be the dry season. The wattle and daub hut is standing up well despite this (see video).

See How Termites Inspired a Building That Can Cool Itself

How do you cool a building without air conditioning?

Smrt taught in Bali, Indonesia to local children for free

Smrt English is being taught in Bali, Indonesia to local children for free. With 15 laptops we can give 100 Indonesian children an education. If you have any old laptops that you would like to donate to Green School in Bali please let us know. If they are broken we will repair them. Thank you for your support.

Contact the Canadian College of English Language for details

SUMMER MENU | Squid Ink Lobster Ravioli | Jamie’s Italian

This is stuffed ravioli called mezzaluna, which means half moon because of the shape. Its darkened by squid ink which gives it a subtle seasoning, and then filled with beautiful crayfish, prawns, lobster, and ricotta! Available now in Jamie’s Italian.

3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed

We take a fair look at some of the best counter arguments for legalization and see how they hold up in review.

Why Don’t Sled Dogs Ever Get Tired?


Sled dogs are the best endurance athletes in the world thanks to a weird quirk in their metabolism.

Is Your Phone Listening To You?

Feel like your phone is spying on you? Find out if it’s real!

Ryan’s experience studying English in Vancouver, Canada

Ryan speaks about his experience in Vancouver and how the Smrt program at the Canadian College of English Language helped him to improve his English.

How Evolution Turned A Possum Into A Wolf

ntil the early 20th century, Tasmania was home to a very weird wolf-like creature. Except that it wasn’t a wolf. Even though it looked like a wolf.

How one scientist averted a national health crisis – Andrea Tone


In 1960, Frances Kelsey was one of the Food and Drug Administration’s newest recruits. Before the year was out, she would begin a fight that would save thousands of lives — though no one knew it at the time.

Smrt Pathway to Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Students who complete ENG 145 at the Canadian College of English Language have direct entrance into the Emily Carr University without having to write a TOEFL or IELTS exam.

Contact us for more details.

Welcome to the free Smrt English App!

English 100, 110, 115 and 120 are currently available in the app, more courses to be added soon.

See What It Takes to Hide a Secret Tracker in a Rhino Horn


In Tanzania, a team of veterinarians are on a covert mission to protect the black rhinoceros from poaching.

Why It’s Almost Impossible to Juggle 15 Balls


The world’s best numbers juggler can throw and catch 14 balls. Once. Has he reached juggling’s limit?

Smrt Pathway to Okanagan College

Students who complete ENG 145 at the Canadian College of English Language have direct entrance into the Okanagan College without having to write a TOEFL or IELTS exam.

Contact us for more details.

Spring Langoustine Tagliatelle


Scottish Langoustines, wild garlic and British asparagus, need we say more…

What If You Fell From Space to Earth?


If you fell from space, what would happen to your body?

Are You Alone?


Are you alone? To answer this question we have to take a look what “you” are first. What are you made of and where you stand in this universe.

What If You Only Drank Energy Drinks?


What happens when you put too much caffeine in your body?

Andressa writes about her experience taking Project Management at the Canadian College

“Friends who had experienced Canada had spoke wonders about the beautiful cities and how people were receptive to international students. I decided to engage myself with professional studies by choosing Project Management as a program to meet my future needs and future career plans.  I proved to myself that it is never too late to realize a dream!”

Andressa Marquette Da Silva (Project Management)

How Cats Became our Feline Overlords


Check out how cats became our favorite little murder machines.