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BEYOND LOCAL: Toronto WNBA team arrives at 'critical moment in history' for women's sports: experts

BEYOND LOCAL: Toronto WNBA team arrives at 'critical moment in history' for women's sports: experts

The yet-to-be-named team is owned by Larry Tanenbaum's Kilmer Sports Ventures, which paid US$115 million for the expansion franchise
BEYOND LOCAL: RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

BEYOND LOCAL: RCMP adds ribbon skirt to uniform in effort to build bridges with Indigenous people

The addition demonstrates the RCMP's commitment to reconciliation, equity, diversity and inclusion
BEYOND LOCAL: Jays fan hit in the face by ball to get custom cards, ball signed by Bo Bichette

BEYOND LOCAL: Jays fan hit in the face by ball to get custom cards, ball signed by Bo Bichette

Collectible cards company Topps said it will send the custom cards to Liz McGuire, who got hit at a weekend game in Toronto by a ball estimated to have been travelling 110 miles per hour
BEYOND LOCAL: Sherpa guide Kami Rita climbs Mount Everest for his record 30th time

BEYOND LOCAL: Sherpa guide Kami Rita climbs Mount Everest for his record 30th time

Rita first climbed Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since
BEYOND LOCAL: Barbie will make dolls to honor Venus Williams and other star athletes

BEYOND LOCAL: Barbie will make dolls to honor Venus Williams and other star athletes

The others being depicted as dolls are gymnasts Rebeca Andrade and Alexa Moreno, soccer players Mary Fowler and Christine Sinclair, boxer Estelle Mossely, swimmer Federica Pellegrini, paratriathlete Susana Rodriguez and track and field sprinter Ewa Swoboda
BEYOND LOCAL: How to check the Air Quality Health Index and assess your health risks

BEYOND LOCAL: How to check the Air Quality Health Index and assess your health risks

A rating of 1-3 is low risk, 4-6 is moderate risk, 7-10 is high risk and over 10 is very high ris
BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

OTTAWA — Canada's tourism industry is trying to put on its Sunday best this week, showcasing itself to more than 500 international travel agents and tour operators at the largest annual tourism convention in Canada.
BEYOND LOCAL: Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here's a timeline of its history

BEYOND LOCAL: Tim Hortons celebrates its 60th birthday. Here's a timeline of its history

Tim Hortons is considered part of the fabric of Canada
BEYOND LOCAL: Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show

BEYOND LOCAL: Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Sage notched the 11th triumph for poodles of various sizes at Westminster; only wire fox terriers have won more
BEYOND LOCAL: Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

BEYOND LOCAL: Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

The farmer’s find was likely linked to a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that had returned to Earth in February with four passengers from the International Space Station.