Author

Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne

Writer

For more than 30 years, Robert Osborne has worked for every major
television network in Canada as both a producer and reporter. Ten
years ago, Robert decided to combine his passion for storytelling with
his passion for scuba diving. Since then he’s been a regular contributor
to diving magazines around the world. Robert has also directed,
written and hosted several underwater documentaries.

For more on Robert Osborne got to www.robertosborne.ca. For more on his stories go to: www.canadiandiver.ca or www.planetdive.ca. Canadian Diver
also runs a Facebook Group at: www.facebook.com/#!/groups/CanadianDiver/

Stories by Robert
Best Vancouver Dive Sites
Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Best Vancouver Dive Sites

Some of North America’s best temperate diving is on Canada’s west coast. The best Vancouver dive sites are less than a 40-minute drive from the city’s center, but a world away.

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Scuba Diving in Cuba
Dive Locations Stories Travel

Scuba Diving in Cuba

With this Caribbean country slowly opening up to visitors from the United States, what can divers expect if they visit Cuba? Here’s the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Bell Island Wrecks
Dive Locations Travel Wrecks

The Bell Island Wrecks

For those willing to brave Newfoundland’s chilly waters, the Bell Island wrecks offer divers a riot of color.

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nanaimo wreck diving
Dive Locations Wrecks

Nanaimo Wreck Diving

There are three wrecks within 20 minutes of the dock at Nanaimo, on Vancouver Island, making for a fantastic weekend of diving.

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New stuff
Common Dolphin Species

Five Common Dolphin Species

Dolphins are among everyone’s favorite marine animals, living in all the world’s oceans. Here are five of the most common dolphin species
by Hélène Reynaud
Technical Diving

The ABCDs of Technical Diving

The foundational ABCDs of technical diving — Awareness, Buoyancy control, Communications and Discipline — are vitally important on every dive.
by Yvonne Press
Sea Star

Marine Species: Sea Star

It’s always exciting to find one while beach combing, but the question often arises: what’s the difference between a starfish and a sea star?
by Guest Author
Solo Diving

Do Solo Diving and Technical Diving Mix?

Mention solo diving to any group of divers and you’ll get a strong reaction. But what about solo diving and technical diving — do they ever mix? And if so, how do you stay safe?
by Yvonne Press