| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Rating: 2.5 stars (out of 4) One might expect a lot of back and forth illustrating contrasting â or even clashing â styles between the two primary Wolf Parade songwriters, Dan Boeckner and Spencer Krug. Besides their work in the......
| May 11, 2010
If getting on the wrong side of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano this summer gives you the jitters, then get a little French fix on this side of the ash plume, and head to Montreal. It's a beautiful destination, and English is welcome. Plus, this summer...
| Jan 20, 2010
Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun songs and then became the proud matriarch of an extended folk-rock-pop musical...
| Jan 31, 2010
Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line?
Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...
| 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.
| May 19, 2011
Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
| Jul 18, 2010
There had already been three years of failed harvests. Three straight years of weeding, planting, pruning, every day, into every night, on every weekend, with only the prospect of more work and an uncertain future, by the time Véronique Hupin and Mike...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 4:53 PM
MONTREAL -- Prince William and his wife Catherine arrived in Montreal Saturday evening to a small group of demonstrators who opposed the newlywed couple's tour of Canada and the British monarchy they represent.
The demonstrators -- carrying signs and...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:10 AM
LONG BEACH (KTLA) - Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned $160,000 to an 87-year-old Long Beach man victimized by Quebec-based telemarketing con artists who told him he had won...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother has moved on to be with the Lord. Mary Ellen Whyte of Petoskey passed away on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at her daughter's home at the age of 92.
She was born Mary Ellen Elizabeth Doyle to William and...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:51 PM
On an afternoon in early October, I sat in a pew in an old church and took in Mass. A woman dressed all in white sang a soothing hymn, and then a priest in an intricate, green robe read from a prepared sermon; behind him, an imposing pipe organ...