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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position

ONTARIO: Elementary teachers take step toward being in legal strike position

The union says it is now requesting what is known as a no-board report, which can take a few days to be issued
<b>ONTARIO:</b> As federal Green Party leader steps down, provincial Green leader says he is staying put

ONTARIO: As federal Green Party leader steps down, provincial Green leader says he is staying put

In a statement sent early Monday afternoon, Guelph MPP Mike Schreiner called May a personal friend, mentor and hero to him
<b>ONTARIO:</b> CUPE says 79 per cent of education workers voted in favour of new deal

ONTARIO: CUPE says 79 per cent of education workers voted in favour of new deal

The 55,000 workers narrowly avoided a strike in early October when the CUPE bargaining team reached an eleventh-hour tentative deal with the province
<b>CANADA:</b> Fresh-cut vegetable recall expanded to over 40 products

CANADA: Fresh-cut vegetable recall expanded to over 40 products

On November 1, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recalled Compliments brand vegetables because of possible listeria
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 'Put down your phones. Get off Facebook', judge urges in sentencing Sudbury mom for toddler's drowning death

ONTARIO: 'Put down your phones. Get off Facebook', judge urges in sentencing Sudbury mom for toddler's drowning death

Crown blames 'distracted parenting' for child's death
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Mother defends late son's memory after release of SIU report

ONTARIO: Mother defends late son's memory after release of SIU report

Justin Wright had a rough past, but was changing his ways following a serious brain injury suffered as he sped away from police one fateful night
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to ban promotion of vaping products in gas stations, convenience stores

ONTARIO: Province to ban promotion of vaping products in gas stations, convenience stores

The changes will take effect January 1st
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Energy board hikes electricity prices for households, small businesses

ONTARIO: Energy board hikes electricity prices for households, small businesses

The agency says rates are scheduled to increase by about $1.99 or 1.8 per cent for a typical residential customer who uses 700 kilowatt hours per month
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Always removes female symbol from pads to be more inclusive to trans, non-binary users

BEYOND LOCAL: Always removes female symbol from pads to be more inclusive to trans, non-binary users

Some health advocates applaud the move
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Kid who skipped school to go fishing finds his happy place at Guelph Outdoor School

ONTARIO: Kid who skipped school to go fishing finds his happy place at Guelph Outdoor School

Guelph Outdoor School offers a unique educational experience for children facing challenges in a regular school setting