| 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 1, 2013
| 6:51 PM
PARK CITY, Utah — It has been more than four years since former Minnesota Twins outfielder Ted Uhlaender's passing, but he continues to guide his daughter's Olympic preparations.
Katie Uhlaender, one of the nation's top skeleton racers, wiped away...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The cause of "Glee" actor Cory Monteith's death remained unclear Monday, and authorities in Canada said it could take several days before toxicology test results are in.
Vancouver police Sgt. Randy Fincham said there's nothing to indicate the death...
| Aug 11, 2013
Chris Erskine's story ["Roll on By," July 28] brought back remembrances of a trip my husband and I shared 10 years ago. Our train was filled with Australians as well. On Day 2 one jumped up, pointing in the distance and yelling "BARR!" Their cameras...
| 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-...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:31 PM
Cory Monteith, star of the hit Fox series "Glee," was found dead Saturday in a Canadian hotel room, according to Vancouver police.
The sudden death of the 31-year old Canadian actor came several months after he had voluntarily checked himself into a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Cory Monteith appeared a few months ago as if he was truly looking forward to the future, having finally put behind him the demons of substance abuse that had plagued him since he was a youth.
"Sending out my love to everyone," the "Glee" star said in a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Pirate Joe's says Trader Joe's only has itself to blame for creating so many tantalizing flavors for such great prices. And if the Monrovia-based market would just open up an outlet in Vancouver, Canada, there would be no need for legal action. And then...