Vancouver Island paramedic biking elevation of Mt. Everest for cancer research

Glen Polson will be cycling up and down Bear Mountain about 34 times to reach his goal: (CTV News) Glen Polson will be cycling up and down Bear Mountain about 34 times to reach his goal: (CTV News)

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German election tight; Merkel's bloc eyes worst result yet

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right bloc, which was heading toward its worst-ever result in the country's parliamentary election, projections showed.