Canada

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A Long Weekend Travel Guide To Toronto

A practical travel guide for a long weekend trip to Canada’s largest city.

07/15/2015

Smoke from forest fires in Canada obscures the sunrise on Tuesday in Sheridan, Illinois (Source: Donna Bolin)

Smoke From Canadian Forest Fires Creates Wild Skies In Chicago Area

Smoke from wildfires in northern Canada, have spread over a large portion of the Midwest, spreading as far south as Tennessee.

06/30/2015

CBS weather watcher Ron Leffler took this photo of the sun in Burr Ridge, about an hour after sunrise on Tuesday. (Credit: Ron Leffler)

Smoke From Canadian Forest Fires Casts Haze Over Chicago Area

Those clouds marring your morning commute weren’t actually clouds — they’re actually a thin layer of smoke blowing in from large forest fires in Canada.

06/09/2015

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Romantic Getaway Guide To Montreal

No other city in North America reminds visitors of Paris and European culture than Montreal, less than an hour drive from the U.S.-Canadian border.

06/03/2015

Gilbert Galvan (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Canada’s “Phantom Bandit” Caught Stealing Liquor From Jewel

A man dubbed the “Phantom Bandit” for his ability to rob banks and then disappear was very much there when police arrested him for the alleged theft of nearly $1,000 in liquor from a Barrington grocery store.

05/13/2015

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Geneva Woman Involved In Planned Valentine’s Day Massacre In Canada: Police

A 23-year-old Geneva woman is one of three people Canadian authorities have arrested in foiling a possible mass-shooting plot in Halifax, authorities said.

02/13/2015

Kevin Dineen, top. (Getty Images)

Blackhawks Hire Dineen As Assistant

Kevin Dineen and Joel Quenneville were teammates in the 1980s.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Banners hanging outside the Sears store on State Street in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Sears Might Sell Canadian Operations

The news comes as Sears Holdings Corp.’s chairman, the billionaire hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert, has been under intense pressure to turn around its business. He took over as CEO in February 2013.

05/14/2014

David Backes. (Getty Images)

Team USA’s David Backes Brings Home Stray Dogs From Sochi

The two puppies will be given to good homes soon.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Canada's Jonathan Toews, left, and Team USA's Joe Pavelski. (John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Canada’s Olympic Hockey Win Could Be NHL Farewell

Some NHL owners aren’t happy that their multimillion-dollar investments are risking injury.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

Jonathan Toews  celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Random Thoughts From Canada’s Gold Medal Victory

Canada was impressive from start to finish, dispatching Team Sweden 3-0.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

Duncan Keith, Patrick Sharp and Jonathan Toews of Canada pose with the gold medals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Canada Defeats Sweden 3-0 To Win Gold Medal

onathan Toews scored in the first period, captain Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the tournament and Canada defended its Olympic men’s hockey title Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold-medal game.

02/23/2014

Canada's Jamie Benn, left, battles with Team USA's Phil Kessel. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Canada Dominates USA, Blackhawks Style

So this is what it feels like to be a fan of the Blackhawks’ foes, isn’t it?

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Canada's Jonathan Toews, left, and Team USA's Joe Pavelski. (John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Canada Tops USA, 1-0, To Reach Gold-Medal Game

Jamie Benn scored the lone goal in the second period.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

Joel Quenneville hoists the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Listen: Blackhawks Coach Quenneville On Olympic Injury Risk, Bickell And More

Joel Quenneville believes big games can only help his Blackhawks in the Olympics.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

T.J. Oshie. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Watch: T.J. Oshie’s Best Shootout Goals

You have to respect the endless repertoire Oshie has for shootuts.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

That Canadian women's hockey team won the gold medal. (Getty Images)

Watch: Rob Ford, Other Canadian Fans Go Crazy Over Women’s Hockey Gold Medal

Canadian fans celebrated in style after the come-from-behind win in women’s hockey for the gold.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2014

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Skokie Billboard Says Of USA-Canada Hockey Game: ‘Loser Keeps Bieber’

There’s even more incentive to not lose Friday’s big Olympic semifinal.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Jonathan Toews of Canada. (Andrej Isakovic/AFP/Getty Images)

Toews on U.S.-Canada Rivalry: ‘A Lot Of Animosity’

An old rivalry takes center stage again when Team USA and Canada meet in the Olympic hockey semifinals.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

From left, U.S. teammates Ryan Suter, Phil Kessel and Zach Parise celebrate. (Getty Images)

Listen To Team USA-Canada Semifinal Live On 670 The Score

Coverage starts at 10:45 a.m. Friday.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

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