Influx of surrendered dogs at Sudbury shelter

Officials at Pet Save in Sudbury say many people got dogs throughout the pandemic who were not prepared or aware of the needs of different breeds. Aug.1/21 (Alan Everson/CTV News Northern Ontario) Officials at Pet Save in Sudbury say many people got dogs throughout the pandemic who were not prepared or aware of the needs of different breeds. Aug.1/21 (Alan Everson/CTV News Northern Ontario)

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Election official, who runs chocolate shop, flies ballot box to 27 B.C. lighthouses

Despite their remote locations, Canada's reclusive lighthouse keepers have one of the highest voter turnouts in the country -- thanks to a part-time election official who flew in their ballots by helicopter. Vlasta Booth, who usually runs a chocolate shop in Victoria, delivered ballots to 27 lighthouses off the coast of B.C., by chopper last week.