| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
One man's loss is another's gain. While Hollywood producers lament the lack of local production, territories around the world are benefitting from the exodus, as a raft of factors -- tax incentives, a filmmaker-friendly infrastructure, co-funding and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
| Sep 14, 2013
A recent study published in the journal PLOS One found that people who exercise in natural settings enhance their creativity. No surprise then to learn that Sarah McLachlan writes songs in her head while trail running. But 45-year-old singer also takes...
| Jul 28, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO THE CANADIAN ROCKIES
From LAX, Alaska, Air Canada, WestJet and United offer nonstop service to Vancouver, and Delta, Alaska and United offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted one-way fares begin at $138. From...
| Aug 4, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO VANCOUVER, CANADA
From LAX, Alaska, Air Canada, WestJet and United offer nonstop service to Vancouver, and Delta, Alaska, United and US Airways offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin...
| Oct 8, 2013
Although Amtrak is relatively quiet, the Canadians and Europeans are offering some good deals on rail travel.
ViaRail Canada. Depending on where you read this, you might still be able to get in on ViaRail's 50 percent off sale. Buy through October 9;...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Reversing the recent trend of digital production migrating to Canada, Disney has decided to shutter Pixar Canada in Vancouver, eliminating about 100 jobs north of the border.
According to Canadian news site The Province, Disney spokesperson Barb Matheson...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It feels impossible, but we're already filling in dates on the 2014 concert calendar. This morning, folks at the Ted Constant Convocation Center announced that the rock act Imagine Dragons will perform at that arena Feb. 28 of next year.
| Oct 15, 2013
Q: I had some wonderfully sweet, savory and slightly crunchy chicken wings at a restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia, called Phnom Penh. Any chance you could get me their recipe, or find a restaurant in Chicago that offers something similar?...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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VANCOUVER, Canada -- Greetings from Vancouver, where it’s chilly but sunny.
The big news from the Kings’ morning skate at Rogers Arena was that they planned to activate forward Jeff Carter...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Finding Mr. Right? Hard. Finding the winning formula to a hit romantic comedy? Harder.
As part of its China Canada Gateway for Film Script Competition, now in its second year, the Whistler Film Festival is hosting a Chinese Blockbuster Case Study,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Within days, we are likely to find out what long has seemed like a foregone conclusion: that Evan Lysacek has given up the attempt to defend his Olympic figure skating title.
There are those who ask why there still is so much attention, from sponsors...