Stories tagged: Canada
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
Brandon Clarke, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer are among the 29 players invited to the early August training camp in Toronto.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 5 p.m.
Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 2,737 miles, in four months.
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 11:20 p.m.
Jeffery Price, a former University of Calgary and Mount Royal sharpshooter, hit the game-winning two-pointer Sunday to lift his team to a 20-12 triumph over All of the Lights, a …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 12:10 a.m.
Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while decreasing off the coast of New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish’s population …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House as the two leaders work to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Mexico’s Senate has voted to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it the first of the three countries to gain legislative approval
Sat., June 15, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand. Fleming took …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 12:19 p.m.
Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency’s Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
A Canadian whale researcher is reporting that a new calf has been born to the critically endangered southern resident orcas that live in the waters between Washington state and Canada
Sun., May 26, 2019, 6:46 p.m.
Marko Anttila helped lead Finland to its third world hockey title, scoring the tying and go-ahead goals in a 3-1 victory over Canada on Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
American distillers welcome end of tariffs in Canada, Mexico; Spokane’s Dry Fly still wrestles with other trade duties
American whiskey producers feeling the pain from the Trump administration’s trade disputes have gotten a shot of relief with an agreement that will end retaliatory tariffs that Canada and Mexico …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
The Philippines is recalling its ambassador and consuls in Canada over Ottawa’s failure to comply with a deadline to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Livestreaming terrorist attacks. Using social media to spread deadly ideas. Manipulating banned videos to keep sharing them online. World leaders and tech bosses are meeting Wednesday in Paris to find …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to …
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
Canada has adopted a suite of measures intended to improve orcas’ access to food by reducing commercial and recreational fishing for chinook salmon and quieting vessel noise and disturbance that …
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
Canada’s privacy czar is taking Facebook to court after finding that lax practices at the social media giant allowed personal information to be used for political purposes.
UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 9:33 a.m.
The bodies of climbers Jess Roskelley, of Spokane, and two Austrians were recovered Sunday from an avalanche-hit area of the eastern Canadian Rockies. Among the recovered items was a phone …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 1:13 p.m.
A Canadian man convicted of terrorism for nearly killing a Michigan police officer while yelling “God is great” in Arabic was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday, after boldly …
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as the rapper tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls, law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Sat., April 13, 2019, 11:01 p.m.
A proposal to ban many public employees from wearing religious symbols is creating a fiery debate in the Canadian province of Quebec, where people are fighting to freely practice their …
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
Earth’s glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
After getting China hooked on canola, Canadian growers of the oilseed are reeling from the Asian giant’s decision to cut imports. They’re standing pat, though, on their production plans.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Interior ministers from the Group of Seven advanced economies pledged Friday to jointly tackle world’s top security challenges, including fighting migrant trafficking.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:49 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers meets with Trump, top Republicans to push new trade deal with Mexico and Canada
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers emerged from a meeting at the White House on Tuesday afternoon optimistic that Congress will move forward on the president’s replacement for the North American Free …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene wants to host the world’s largest snowball fight this weekend. Bill Greenwood, Coeur d’Alene Parks director, expects only a few hundred people to show up to the planned …
Fri., March 1, 2019, 2:41 a.m.
Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggarwal is one of several physicians who recently founded the Advanced Integrative Medical Science Institute in Seattle in 2018.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
No, you’re not smoking something. Martha Stewart is really joining the cannabis craze.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Canada’s energy regulator has endorsed the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would almost triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Canadian wildlife officials discovered a female calf among the remnants of the Purcell herd near Kimberley B.C., last week.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
With 90 percent of avalanches triggered by the victims, should meditation, mindfulness become backcountry tools?
In a small Canadian classroom eight adults sat, eyes closed, as pieces of chocolate slowly melted in their mouths.