Apr 27, 2012 — More people use Disney Dollars than Iceland's krona. Is it time to give up on the currency?
Feb 29, 2012 — Spring brings in one very unusual business in northern Canada: iceberg harvesting. Every spring, icebergs break off Greenland and float south. For residents of Newfoundland, on Canada's Atlantic coast, icebergs are a regular seasonal sight, but they still have some special qualities that Newfoundlanders are serving up with a dash of alcohol.
Dec 23, 2011 — This Christmas Eve, many French-Canadian families will gather after midnight Mass for reveillon, a lavish dinner party that lasts into the wee hours. The traditional centerpiece is a savory, spiced meat pie called tourtiere. Thomas Naylor, executive chef to the Canadian ambassador to the U.S., teaches Lynn Neary how to make this delicious holiday dish.
Aug 24, 2011 — Search giant Google has agreed to settle a federal probe into ads it ran for online Canadian pharmacies by forfeiting $500 million. The settlement assures the company will not face criminal charges.
Mar 25, 2011 — Most Americans were probably unaware that Canada's government was in troule. But it was, losing a no-confidence vote Friday, only the fifth time that's happened in Canadian history. Even so, Prime Minister Harper is expected to be re-elected.
Oct 15, 2010 — Winnipeg's mayor accidentally kicked a kid in a fun soccer match. Now someone has made a funny negative ad featuring the video. It's the kind of gaffe that should make many politicians the world over say: At least I'm not that guy.
Apr 30, 2013 — The Neskantaga First Nation is grappling with mental health and other issues in Canada's northern Ontario, where a high suicide rate prompted officials to declare a state of emergency earlier this month. The community has a population of around 400.
Mar 18, 2013 — The chopper swooped down. Ropes were dropped to the ground. Two prisoners clambered up and got away. But within hours, Canadian authorities had tracked them down. Just like in the movies, the bad guys were brought to justice.
Mar 15, 2013 — Canadian officials are investigating a "highly unusual" incident in which a driverless van traveled across the runway at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, at the same time an Air Canada flight was landing. The plane's pilots did not heed commands to abort their landing.
Feb 26, 2013 — A government agency in Quebec, Canada, has come under intense criticism after attempting to get pasta stricken from a restaurant's menu. The move had nothing to do with the food: Officials said Italian words such as pasta, calamari, and antipasto should be replaced with French words.