Stories tagged: Canada
Fri., April 8, 2016, 6 a.m.
Following online voting, several skaters have been added to the rosters of the three continent-based teams that will compete in the upcoming Team Challenge Cup, which kicks off later this …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Officials say nine people have died in a house fire in an aboriginal community in northwestern Ontario.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
Mourners paid their respects Wednesday to infamous ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who died last week at age 46 after fighting cancer.
UPDATED: Tue., March 29, 2016, 10 p.m.
A small plane has crashed killing seven people in eastern Quebec.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol says a London cyclist was injured when he was struck by an SUV south of Forks on the Olympic Peninsula.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Prescription drug distributor McKesson Corp. is buying Canadian pharmacy operator Rexall Health from Katz Group for $2.2 billion, strengthening McKesson’s Canadian pharmaceutical supply chain.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
A judge has dismissed a claim that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz isn’t eligible for the Illinois ballot because he was born in Canada.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
A female high school student is in custody after eight people were stabbed at a high school east of Toronto, police said Tuesday. All the injuries are minor.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, a famous Canadian, apparently won’t be seeing many of his countrymen on the popular game show for the foreseeable future.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
The federal government is using eye scans and facial recognition technology for the first time to verify the identities of foreigners leaving the United States on foot at a busy …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Nordstrom will open its first Nordstrom Rack in Canada in Toronto in 2018.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago A Canadian was arrested for violating U.S. neutrality laws by attempting to recruit Spokane men for Canada’s army.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn’t the only currency that he needed to exchange.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says five are dead and two others are injured after a school shooting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 10:08 p.m.
Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada’s new Liberal prime minister, and his new cabinet ministers vowed to honor campaign pledges to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015
NAKUSP, British Columba – Crystal and Janet Spicer grew up in a white-frame farmhouse on 60 fertile acres along the Columbia River in Canada. Their father was a local legend …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015
On a crisp day in March, Charlie Maxfield walked the along the mudflats south of Nakusp, remembering places that were flooded when the reservoir behind Hugh Keenleyside Dam filled. Maxfield’s …
Sat., July 25, 2015
TORONTO – Andrew Nicholson scored 31 points and had 10 rebounds, former No. 1 NBA Draft pick Anthony Bennett added 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and host Canada powered …
Tue., July 7, 2015, 11:47 a.m.
Canadian soldiers were arriving Tuesday to battle raging wildfires on the country’s west coast, where about 13,000 people have been evacuated in recent days. The smoke has triggered air quality …
Sun., June 7, 2015
EDMONTON, Alberta – With the sellout crowd roaring, Christine Sinclair sprinted across the field and into the outstretched arms of coach John Herdman. Sinclair had just converted a penalty kick …
Sun., Jan. 11, 2015
Just say the words “hot springs” and warm feelings begin to pulse through your mind and body – images of soaking and indulging yourself while the pressures of life fade …
Tue., Jan. 6, 2015
TORONTO – Erie Otters star Connor McDavid helped lead Canada to its record 16th World Junior hockey title and first since 2009, scoring a goal in a 5-4 victory over …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, 11:01 a.m.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, police said. Witnesses said the gunman entered Parliament and …
Sat., March 8, 2014
Canadian women’s goalie Shannon Szabados has agreed to a contract with the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League. The two-time Olympic champion will join the Georgia men’s team …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014
SOCHI, Russia – Before departing for the Olympics, the U.S. women’s hockey team received a few visitors at their training facility in Bedford, Mass. Members of Team USA’s 1998 gold-medal …
Tue., Feb. 18, 2014
SOCHI, Russia – The United States and Canada will play for the women’s hockey gold medal for the fourth time in the five Olympics since the sport was added to …
Tue., Oct. 29, 2013
Under terms of a treaty negotiated 50 years ago, the United States sends $250 million to $350 million worth of electricity from Columbia River dams to British Columbia each year. …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Summertime, and the biking and hiking are easy at Whistler. The British Columbia resort, known for its world-class skiing, has also turned itself into a popular summer resort. Visitors can …
Sun., July 7, 2013
VICTORIA, B.C. – There are few water arrivals in the Northwest more exhilarating than Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The venerable Empress Hotel commands attention front and center with the stately B.C. …
Tue., May 21, 2013
The first of two convoys from the Washington National Guard’s Spokane-based 1041st Transportation Company rolled into Canada over the weekend for an international training exercise designed to help improve overall …