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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German vote nearly even for Merkel's bloc, Social Democrats

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats were locked in a very close race Sunday with outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc in the country's parliamentary election, a vote that will determine who succeeds the long-time leader after 16 years in power, exit polls showed. Officials from both parties said they hope to lead the next government.