| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:20 PM
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....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:19 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:41 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. — It was a December night, around the mid-1800s from the look of it, in a cozy candlelit parlor. I was eavesdropping on a teatime conversation between James Douglas, Fort Vancouver's bow-tied chief trader, and Narcissa Whitman,...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Although we're on the Pacific Northwest coast, the sights, sounds and smells of Richmond, British Columbia, make us feel like we've taken a trip to Asia. We hop off the shiny, driverless Metro Vancouver SkyTrain at the Lansdowne Station, a legacy of the...
| Apr 10, 2012
Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
| Feb 1, 2012
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...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 9:06 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
Jimmy Kimmel's uncle and comic foil
Frank Potenza, 77, a former New York City police officer who turned to comedy as "Uncle Frank" on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, died Tuesday.
In a statement, ABC's"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"...
| Apr 19, 2011
Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70.