Feb 17

Emma Watson reinvented Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” for the modern age

The first thing Emma Watson did as Belle in the new “Beauty and the Beast” was to reinvent the classic character and throw out her corset.

Feb 17

How Engines Work – Smarter Every Day 166

See Through engine in slow motion.

Feb 17

5 Disgusting Facts about McDonald’s

There have been plenty of scandals and questionable practices in the house that Big Mac built, we’re gonna keep things simple, by focusing on the food, the marketing behind it, and its impact on the way we eat.

Jul 16

Smrt Live Class (Grammar Lesson: Relative Clauses #2)

Join our Smrt Live Class every Wednesday at 9:00 AM & 3:00 PM Pacific Time.
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Jun 16


This important and powerful documentary is one you will never forget.  Come join us for a viewing of Earthlings.  We will provide vegan food, reflective conversation and a community of compassion.

Mar 16

How To Master 5 Basic Cooking Skills

We’ve compiled five previous videos into one, helping you to master your basic skills in the kitchen. Cooking rice, chopping an onion, sharpening a knife, deboning a fish and cooking pasta.

Nov 15

Wilfrid Laurier University to visit CCEL

Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator  from Wilfrid Laurier University will be at CCEL on November 19th. We will set up ‘CapU desk’ near Eh Restaurant on the 2nd floor during lunch time. Anyone is welcome to stop by and get some info!

Apr 15

EAP Entrance Exam

EAP Exam photo
The EAP Entrance Exam is on May 6. If you want to enrol to the exam, please come to the reception on the 4th floor and talk to Igor, Tony or Julia.

Apr 15

Graveyard of Stars May Lie at Milky Way’s Center

The center of the Milky Way is a crowded, violent place, where stars and gas clouds whirl at high speed around a gigantic black hole. Now astronomers have spotted a haze of high-energy X-rays in this maelstrom that might be coming from dead stars—enough of them to make up a starry mass graveyard.


Apr 15

Misconceptions about Caffeine

A weekly show where we debunk common misconceptions. This week, Elliott discusses some misconceptions about caffeine!

Apr 15

How to build a fictional world

Why is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling? How about The Matrix or Harry Potter? What makes these disparate worlds come alive are clear, consistent rules for how people, societies — and even the laws of physics — function in these fictional universes. Author Kate Messner offers a few tricks for you, too, to create a world worth exploring in your own words.

Mar 15

Time Change

A reminder to all students to to turn their clocks ahead one hour before they go to bed on Saturday night.