Canada

A billboard in South San Francisco on May 17, 2013 encourages tech workers to leave Silicon Valley for Canada. (CBS)

Canada Trying To Lure Silicon Valley Tech Workers

The Canadian government has launched an aggressive campaign to lure Silicon Valley tech workers frustrated by U.S. visa policies northward, just as Congress wrestles with a long-sought overhaul of America’s immigration system.

05/17/2013

United States' Adam Jones (10) celebrates his run scored against Team Canada with teammate Jimmy Rollins (11) in the 8th inning during a World Baseball Classic game on March 10, 2013 in Phoeniz, Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

KCBS Sports Fans: A Classic In Name Only

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig’s bombast to the contrary, the World Baseball Classic is little more than a transparent attempt to add some hype to the normally-lazy days of spring training (and you’ll note, I refuse to use the capital letters–Spring Training–that baseball has adopted in yet another effort to aggrandize itself).

03/11/2013

WhatsApp

WhatsApp Accused Of Violating Privacy Norms

Regulators in the Netherlands and Canada say that popular messaging application WhatsApp is violating internationally accepted privacy norms by stockpiling phone numbers belonging to people who don’t even use the service.

01/29/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

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Magnitude 7.7 Canadian Coastal Quake Triggers NorCal Tsunami Advisory

The National Weather Service issued a tsunami advisory for Northern California after a strong earthquake off the west coast of Canada.

10/27/2012

Alex Morgan #13 of the United States celebrates with her team-mates after scoring the winning goal in extra time during the Women's Football Semi Final match between Canada and USA, on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford on August 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

Cal Star Morgan Caps Thrilling Comeback For U.S. Soccer Team

Alex Morgan’s looping header gave the U.S. women’s soccer team a dramatic 4-3 overtime victory over Canada on Monday night.

08/06/2012

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Eye On The Bay: Vancouver British Columbia

Brian arrives in Vancouver by floatplane and discovers the chic and adventure-laden city…

05/30/2012

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Eye On The Bay: Victoria British Columbia

Brian Hackney begins an incredible three-part journey through British Columbia. After a short flight, he discovers the majestic city of Victoria…

05/29/2012

Eye On The Bay: Calgary

Eye On The Bay: Calgary – 3/28/12

Brian wraps up a trip to Alberta Canada with a tour of Calgary. See Brian zip-line off an Olympic ski jump, stand with shaky legs on the glass floor of the Calgary Tower, and dare […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/28/2012

Eye On The Bay: Lake Louise

Eye On The Bay: Lake Louise – 3/27/12

Brian Hackney’s adventure to Alberta Canada continues as he flies in helicopter over Lake Louise. The show also includes a visit to a glacier, and encounters with bears and bighorn sheep. VIDEO: Part 1 | […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/27/2012

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