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Education union votes in favour of strike

TORONTO—A major union representing education workers in Ontario says its members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a potential strike that could take effect by the end of the month.

The Canadian Union of Public Employees says 93 percent of its 55,000 members voted in favour of job action, putting them in a legal strike position as of Sept. 30.

Therapy dogs the newest items to borrow at library

VANCOUVER—You can take out almost anything from libraries these days, but this one requires a leash.

Eight therapy dogs will be available to borrow from the Canine Library on Saturday for 15-minute outings as part of the Vancouver's Poetry in Parks initiative.

On Friday, Anna Boekhoven put her arm around Pig the dog as she read him his favourite poem.

Teen nabbed

THUNDER BAY, Ont.—Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., say a teen is facing a dangerous driving charge based in part on social media footage he shot of himself speeding at the time of a two-vehicle crash.

City police say the collision took place on Saturday afternoon and involved a sedan colliding with a jeep.