Wiggins Headlines NBA's Annual Preseason Canada SeriesThe Toronto Raptors and their passionate fans will kick off the NBA's Canada Series of preseason games in Vancouver on Sunday against Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers. In some ways, that will just be the undercard. The league has scheduled four preseason games in Canada this year.
Charges: 3 Canadian Men Attempt To Illegally Enter US By SwimmingThree men from Canada are facing charges for attempting to illegally enter the United States by swimming across a river in northern Minnesota.
A Long Weekend Travel Guide To TorontoA practical travel guide for a long weekend trip to Canada's largest city.
Minnesota Sees Worst Air Quality In 20 Years Due To Canadian WildfiresMassive forest fires in Canada continue to cause problems in Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) reported that Monday's air quality was the worst that has been recorded in Minnesota in the last 20 years. MPCA spokesperson Frank Kohlasch says for about 8 hours on Monday air quality was worse in Minnesota than it is in Beijing, China.
Air Pollution Warning Issued For Northern MinnesotaThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is issuing an air pollution warning for northern Minnesota due to smoke from wildfires in Canada.
Canadian Wildfires Causing Unhealthy Air In MinnesotaThe thick haze caused by smoke from more than 100 Canadian wildfires is causing unhealthy air quality conditions across a large part of Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports that the air quality is rated unhealthy for everyone from a large part of northwestern Minnesota, including Detroit Lakes, extending down to Brainerd and St. Cloud toward the Twin Cities suburbs.
Romantic Getaway Guide To MontrealNo 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.
Wolves To Play In 2015 NBA Canada SeriesThe Minnesota Timberwolves will play two preseason games in Canada as part of the fourth annual NBA Canada Series.
Conservationists Spot Endangered Piping Plovers In DuluthConservationists say two piping plovers have been spotted in Duluth, and they are hoping that means the endangered bird will decide to nest in the area.
Target To Shutter Last Of Canadian Stores By April 12Target will close the last of its 133 Canadian stores by April 12, a little more than two years after the U.S. retailer crossed the border on its first international expansion.
Best Buy Fires 1,500 In Canada, Shutters Future Shop BrandBest Buy is laying off 500 full-time and 1,000 part-time employees in Canada as it consolidates operations. The Richfield, Minnesota-based company also announced Saturday that it will close 66 of its Future Shop locations and rebranding the remaining 65 as Best Buy stores. The Future Shop website will be folded into Best Buy's site.
Scientists: 2 Mainland Wolves Made Jaunt To Isle Royale ParkTwo gray wolves recently traversed the frozen Lake Superior surface from Canada to Isle Royale National Park, scientists said Tuesday, but the animals stayed only five days — dashing hopes that ice bridges would induce migrants from the mainland to replenish the island's lagging wolf population.