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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: Massey Hall Lightfoot tribute was a fitting homage to a legend

BEYOND LOCAL: Massey Hall Lightfoot tribute was a fitting homage to a legend

Blue Rodeo, Burton Cummings, Tom Cochrane, Murray McLauchlan and others performed on a night that was as poignant as it was upbeat
BEYOND LOCAL: Tonya Williams honoured as changemaker for Black filmmakers

BEYOND LOCAL: Tonya Williams honoured as changemaker for Black filmmakers

Williams will receive the Canadian Screen Awards’ Changemaker Award for her work with Reelworld, a festival and series of professional development initiatives for racially diverse filmmakers
BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet CEO calls for freeze on passenger fees to boost competition, reduce airfares

BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet CEO calls for freeze on passenger fees to boost competition, reduce airfares

Alexis von Hoensbroech is urging the federal government to review Canada’s user-pay model of airport finance, which relies on passengers to fund operations and improvements
BEYOND LOCAL: Boeing to spend $240-million on initiatives to bolster Quebec aerospace innovation

BEYOND LOCAL: Boeing to spend $240-million on initiatives to bolster Quebec aerospace innovation

U.S. industrial giant makes good on local investment commitments after winning a sole-source contract from Ottawa for military surveillance planes last fall
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