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Dog who saved owner from bear among 3 rescues inducted into hall of fame

TORONTO — A 14-year-old rescue dog who laid her life on the line to save her owner from a charging black bear is among the new inductees into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame.

Organizers say Shelby and two other heroic hounds all rescues are being recognized for life-saving acts of perseverance and intuition.

Nationwide program empowers Indigenous youth with power of dance

TORONTO — When life gets Solomon Harper down, he dances. And when he feels happy, he dances even more.

The 16-year-old from St. Theresa Point First Nation describes dance as a powerful emotional outlet, a motivator that’s pushing him to mentor other youth, and to one day become a professional choreographer and pursue a law degree at university.

Trudeau to be portrayed on 'The Simpsons'

TORONTO—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be portrayed in Sunday's Canadian-themed episode of “The Simpsons," which is titled "D'Oh Canada.”

Toronto journalist Lucas Meyer revealed today that he got to guest-voice Trudeau for the segment after a video of his impressions of various personalities—including the prime minister—gained traction on YouTube.