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Eli Tomac races to 4th AMA Supercross win of season

TORONTO — Eli Tomac raced to his fourth Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Class victory of the season Saturday night, beating second-place Ryan Dungey by 14.2 seconds at Rogers Centre.

Toronto police officers help woman deliver baby in back seat of taxi

TORONTO — One of the Toronto police officers who delivered a baby in the back of a taxi cab early Saturday said it was quite a feeling. "It's not every day you can say you helped deliver a baby," Const.

RCMP say man found dead after avalanche near Whistler, B.C.

WHISTLER, B.C. — RCMP say a man is dead after an avalanche near Whistler, B.C., Saturday. Sgt. Annie Linteau says police were notified about a slide at Callaghan Valley just before noon.
Man dug out of avalanche on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver Saturday

Man dug out of avalanche on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver Saturday

VANCOUVER — Rescue officials in British Columbia say skiers rescued from an avalanche in Cypress Provincial Park could have died had they not been carrying proper gear.

Tony Cameranesi lifts Toronto Marlies over St. John's IceCaps 3-1

TORONTO — Tony Cameranesi's goal early in the second period was the eventual winner as the Toronto Marlies held on for a 3-1 win over the St. John's IceCaps on Saturday in American Hockey League play.

PMO staffer will run for the Liberals in federal byelection

THORNHILL, Ont. — A senior aide to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will carry the Liberal banner in a federal byelection next month.

Boyden says writers need to be 'careful' when on 'somebody else's turf'

TORONTO — Acclaimed novelist Joseph Boyden, who has been dogged by controversy in recent months over his heritage and allegations that one of his short stories has similarities to an Ojibway storyteller's work, says you need to be "very careful" when

Passengers take axe and brass knuckles from man on Winnipeg transit bus

WINNIPEG — An incident where police say passengers on a Winnipeg bus disarmed a man with an axe and brass knuckles has intensified calls for transit safety in the city.

B.C. Teachers' Federation says tentative deal reached with the province

VICTORIA — The B.C. Teachers' Federation reached a tentative deal with the province that if approved would end a 15-year battle over bargaining rights.
Supporters and critics of motion condemning Islamophobia clash across country

Supporters and critics of motion condemning Islamophobia clash across country

MONTREAL — Tensions flared in cities across Canada on Saturday as supporters and opponents of a Parliamentary motion condemning Islamophobia clashed during duelling protests.