A man’s foot was severed following a crash early Sunday morning that saw a motorcycle collide with a car in Toronto’s east end. , Canadian soldiers have launched what may be their last major operation in southern Afghanistan, joining U.S. and Afghan forces to push into a troublesome district of Kandahar known as the Horn of Panjwaii. , A federal agency in Mexico is skeptical that the build-up of swamp gas could have caused the deadly hotel explosion in Playa del Carmen, saying that it is more likely that an operational malfunction is to blame. , A newly married groom, and a father and his young son were among the five Canadians killed in a horrific explosion at a Mexican resort. The powerful blast occurred Sunday at the 676-room Grand Riviera Princess Hotel in Playa del Carmen. , A highly worrisome, antibiotic-resistant superbug seems to spreading slowly but steadily through Canada, with the Public Health Agency of Canada says eight cases of NDM-1 bacterial infection have now been confirmed. , Ontario’s government says it won’t forget the war veterans who ride motorcycles. Starting next spring, they will be able to get poppy-stamped licence plates for their bikes. , A former police officer who donned blackface for a Halloween party and was led around on a rope by a friend dressed as a Ku Klux Klansman says it was a stupid mistake. , Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has determined there are no grounds to charge a Durham Regional Police officer with a criminal offence following the death of a female motorcycle passenger near Whitby in late August. , York police say they nabbed a motorcyclist who was driving about 120 kilometres per hour over the speed limit on Thursday. , No charges will be laid in the death of a motorcyclist who collided with a Peel Regional Police cruiser, Ontario’s Special Investigation Unit announced Friday.