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Ontario elementary school teachers vote in favour of strike action <b>(update)</b>

Ontario elementary school teachers vote in favour of strike action (update)

The union has been holding strike votes over the last several weeks
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Cursing helps you crush your workout, experts say

BEYOND LOCAL: Cursing helps you crush your workout, experts say

Research suggests that swearing can improve workouts because it raises our pain threshold
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to avoid a sugar disaster after your child's Halloween haul

BEYOND LOCAL: How to avoid a sugar disaster after your child's Halloween haul

For many parents, it’s the haul of gummy worms, licorice, chocolate bars and other high-sugar candies that their kids bring home – not the ghouls and zombies – that is terrifying about Halloween
Quilters support CT scanner <b>(2 photos)</b>

Quilters support CT scanner (2 photos)

Elliot Lake Quilt Guild donate $4,000 from this year’s quilt auction
Pearce bylaw to thwart Elliot Lake council walkouts not supported

Pearce bylaw to thwart Elliot Lake council walkouts not supported

The proposed change fell by a vote of 4-3
Home invasion victim woke to masked man 'spraying me with a can'

Home invasion victim woke to masked man 'spraying me with a can'

The thieves took a safe, but not a significant amount of drugs and money that were in the Elliot Lake home, the court heard
Snow likely on the way, just in time for Halloween

Snow likely on the way, just in time for Halloween

Snow is expected to taper off to flurries Friday morning
Watermain break at Dieppe and Stevens may leave some homes without water

Watermain break at Dieppe and Stevens may leave some homes without water

Some may be experiencing brown water, city encourages residents to run cold water until it clears
School to host free breakfast for preschoolers

School to host free breakfast for preschoolers

The free breakfast is meant to give children registered to start school next year an opportunity to get an inside look at the school
'Put down your phones. Get off Facebook': Sudbury mom sentenced for toddler's drowning death

'Put down your phones. Get off Facebook': Sudbury mom sentenced for toddler's drowning death

Crown blames 'distracted parenting' for child's death