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Chanel Beckenlehner, Miss Canada 2014, debuts her hockey themed costume during the Miss Universe national costume show on January 21.(Darren Decker/MUO/QMI Agency)

Miss Canada sticks it to beauty pageant

Even among the dozens of outlandish outfits donned during the Miss Universe pageant’s national costume contents, Miss Universe Canada sticks out. Literally.

Baby Luca, who had a near-drowning earlier this year and has fought against all odds is having therapy in a hyperbaric chamber at the Ontario Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Centre in Toronto, Ont. His father Daniel Gennuso with Luca's mom Laura prepare Luca for the chamber where mom will lay with Luca. (Dave Thomas/Toronto Sun)

Little Luca's fight to survive after near-drowning

The last time anyone saw little Luca Gennuso smile was on Aug. 10 — he actually smiled three times that day — but even a whimper from the two-year-old boy fills his parents’ hearts with hope.

Lotto Max winners Jeff Bourret and Deanna Bergeron hold their cheque for $50 million at OLG headquarters in Toronto on Monday, September 15, 2014. (Dave Abel/Toronto Sun)

Sweet tooth nets Orillia couple $50M jackpot

A trip to a convenience store to pick up an ice cream treat ended up much sweeter than expected for an Orillia couple who claimed their $50-million Lotto Max jackpot Monday.

Sonia Varaschin's murder is still unsolved. (Handout)

OPP release video in Sonia Varaschin murder

Ontario Provincial Police released a video Friday in the hope of identifying two possible witnesses in the Sonia Varaschin murder case, nearly four years after the Orangeville nurse went missing.

Fantasy Faire. (photo courtesy of Disneyland)

Into a Fantasy Faire at Disneyland

Nobody does princesses like Disney. The proof can be seen at the recently debuted Fantasy Faire at Disneyland park in Anaheim, Calif. -- where "happily ever after" is a blanket policy.