| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:45 AM
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.
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:43 AM
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...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 9:47 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 10:11 PM
Some traditional Mohawks are treating the naming of the nation’s first Native American saint with skepticism and fear that the Roman Catholic Church is using it to shore up its image and marginalize traditional spiritual practices.
They see the...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Several people were badly hurt when a tour bus on the way to the United States from Canada, flipped over, tumbled down an embankment, landing in the mud.
Eight of the 23 people hurt sustained serious injuries -- two of them children. However, the...
| May 6, 2012
Louise Pitre is getting verklempt as she talks about what she will be wearing as the sophisticated, glamorous Mame Dennis in the Goodspeed Opera House revival of the musical "Mame."
She wore '70s bell-bottomed jumpsuits when she starred in the ABBA-...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
TBS and Just For Laughs have added comic Sarah Silverman to the Chicago festival line-up in June, along with dozens of other newly announced shows.
Silverman will host two shows at The Chicago Theatre on June 16, presenting some of her favorite comedians...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:33 AM
A malfunctioning jet engine on an Air Canada flight caused burning hot debristo fall to the ground after takeoff, an official with Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
The incident Monday, which involved Air Canada Flight 001 bound for...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:52 AM
Ontario, Canada -- A malfunctioning jet engine on an Air Canada flight caused burning hot debris to fall to the ground after takeoff, an official with Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
The incident Monday, which involved Air Canada...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
TORONTO - The first thing farmer Kent Erickson does at 6 a.m. before irrigating his 2,000 acres of wheat is check his BlackBerry for the latest grain prices from buyers such as Viterra. With the recent end of the Canadian Wheat Board's 70-year-old...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:28 PM
MONTREAL — For a certain kind of traveler, no visit to a new city is complete without a bellyful of local culinary delights.
And though the Internet has made it easier to zero in on regional specialties, it also has amplified local food rivalries...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:34 PM
MONTREAL — The following is what's left of my Quebec fall color story. Sometimes things don't quite work out.
Thursday: Fly into Montreal, pick up a car and begin the three-hour drive to glorious Quebec City. Two hours into the drive, a tire...