One of today’s top stories on is taken from Toronto’s Globe & Mail ; the tale of a 41 year old mom from Northern Quebec who tangled with a 700 pound polar bear who’d accosted her kids while playing street hockey.

The same item has been appearing on blogs and news sites aplenty for several days ; ran the same story on Friday of last week.

There’s no truth to the rumor that the brave woman, Lydia Angyiou, is being flown to Torino to feature on Team Canada’s penalty kill for tomorrow’s Olympic quarterfinal against Russia.