A bologna mascot upstages Santa every year in the St. John's, N.L., Christmas parade

The Maple Leaf Big Stick Balogna interacts with a people during the St. John's Downtown Christmas Parade in St. John's on Sunday December 4, 2022. The Maple Leaf Foods Mr. Big Stick mascot is a waving, walking, cylindrical stick of bologna -- complete with a top knot -- which has been a staple of the city's parade for over 25 years.  (THE CANADINA PRESS/Paul Daly) The Maple Leaf Big Stick Balogna interacts with a people during the St. John's Downtown Christmas Parade in St. John's on Sunday December 4, 2022. The Maple Leaf Foods Mr. Big Stick mascot is a waving, walking, cylindrical stick of bologna -- complete with a top knot -- which has been a staple of the city's parade for over 25 years. (THE CANADINA PRESS/Paul Daly)

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Emotional prayer room ceremony marks 6th anniversary of Quebec mosque shooting

An emotional ceremony took place today marking the sixth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting, held for the first time in the same room where many of the victims were killed. Six men died that night: Mamadou Tanou Barry, Ibrahima Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzeddine Soufiane and Aboubaker Thabti were gunned down not long after evening prayers at the suburban Quebec City mosque.