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  • Even Suicide of Bullying Victim Prompts Abuse

    Even Suicide of Bullying Victim Prompts Abuse
    Without speaking a word, a 15 year-old Canadian girl has generated international discussion about cyber-bullying and much of it remains as undignified as the attacks the teenager withstood while alive. On September 7th, Amanda Todd posted a 9 minute...
  • Bullied Canadian teen who made heartrending video takes her life

    Bullied Canadian teen who made heartrending video takes her life
    A Vancouver-area teenage girl who posted a chilling YouTube video five weeks ago about being bullied committed suicide Wednesday night, leaving Canadians shocked and prompting action Friday by the B.C. government. The Vancouver Sun said the Royal...
  • Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia

    Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia
    Land. Sea. Land. Sea. Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must). A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...
  • Police: 32-year-old tattoo artist from Seattle shot Canadian border agent, killed himself

    Police: 32-year-old tattoo artist from Seattle shot Canadian border agent, killed himself
    Canadian police said Wednesday that Andrew Michael Crews, a 32-year-old Seattle resident and tattoo artist, was the gunman who shot and wounded a Canadian border agent at the Peace Arch U.S.-Canada crossing before turning the gun on himself. “...
  • Air Canada flight from Vancouver finds stranded Australian yacht

    Air Canada flight from Vancouver finds stranded Australian yacht
    They were ready to land in Australia, at the end of a 14-hour international flight, when the 270 passengers of an Air Canada flight were suddenly thrown into a high-seas search-and-rescue operation. Flight AC033 diverted after pilot Andrew Robertson...
  • Quake with a magnitude of 7.7 strikes off Canada coast

    Quake with a magnitude of 7.7 strikes off Canada coast
    Editor's Note: A 7.7-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Queen Charlotte Islands in Canada late Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning. No reports of major damage has yet emerged. Here are the latest developments: [Update 12:44 a.m.] Fryer also...
  • Dining like a native in Toronto

    Dining like a native in Toronto
    The taxi ride from downtown Toronto to the Parkdale neighborhood, on the fringe of the city, takes a good 20 minutes. Way out on Queen Street West, I arrive at a desolate stretch of sidewalk and enter Keriwa Cafe, expecting to find no one there....
  • 1 Dead After Shooting at Quebec Premiere's Victory Speech

    1 Dead After Shooting at Quebec Premiere's Victory Speech
    A gunman targeting Quebec's newly elected premier opened fire during her victory speech at a Montreal concert hall, killing one person and wounding another, police said Wednesday. Pauline Marois, whose separatist center-left party won the provincial...
  • Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' tour to stop in Tacoma in January

    Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' tour to stop in Tacoma in January
    Lady Gaga is ready to bring her 'Born This Way' concert tour to U.S. shores, including a stop in Tacoma. The singer announced the first installment of her North American tour dates Wednesday via Twitter. Gaga will launch the North American leg of the...
  • Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera

    Willard S. Boyle dies at 86; a father of the digital camera
    Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
  • John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive

    John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive
    John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
  • Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cell

    Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cell
    Dr. Ernest McCulloch, who with biophysicist James E. Till was the first to isolate and identify a stem cell, opening the door immediately to bone marrow transplants and eventually to what researchers believe will be a host of treatments for a broad...