Canada to receive 'millions' of masks, won’t retaliate for U.S. ban on 3M exports: PM


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says 'millions' of masks are expected to arrive in the next two days and his government won’t retaliate against the U.S. after the White House requested a medical device manufacturer to stop exporting N95 face masks to Canada.

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 11:52:00 -0400

'This will persist for months,' Simcoe Muskoka health unit reveals grim predictions


The health unit is reporting two new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the region's total to 73.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 18:12:00 -0400

Ontario issues another emergency alert on COVID-19, province confirms 27 new deaths


The Ontario government has issued another province-wide emergency alert after public health officials confirmed 27 more deaths related to COVID-19 and 375 new cases of the virus on Saturday.

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 10:39:00 -0400

Midhurst neighbourhood celebrates man’s 40th birthday with parade




Sat, 4 Apr 2020 18:41:17 -0400

Number of positive virus cases on the rise at local long-term care homes


The coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on the country's most vulnerable, with cases of COVID-19 continuing to rise at nursing and retirement homes across the country.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 22:06:34 -0400

'We can rewrite the ending of this story,' Ford announces more sectors will be closed


Ontario Premier Doug Ford says more businesses will be closing in the province in the wake of grim projections about the spread of COVID-19.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 15:04:00 -0400

No winning ticket for $70 million Lotto Max jackpot


The Lotto Max $70 million jackpot is still up for grabs after no winning ticket was sold for Friday's draw.

Sat, 4 Apr 2020 10:31:00 -0400

More than 5,000 foreign workers expected to arrive to help local farmers


Spring has sprung, and work needs to be done on farms across the province.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 18:50:00 -0400

City of Barrie implements call line to enforce emergency order


The City of Barrie is implementing new measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 14:31:00 -0400

Ontario reports 462 new cases of virus, including 14 more deaths


The province is reporting 462 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including 14 more deaths.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 12:28:00 -0400

Wrong way driver on Highway 400 charged with impaired


A Sudbury man is facing several charges after police received multiple "urgent calls" about a wrong-way driver on Highway 400 in Barrie.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 13:26:41 -0400

Ontario forecasts up to 15,000 COVID-19 deaths with health measures in place


Ontario is forecasting that between 3,000 and 15,000 people in the province will die from COVID-19 with health measures that are already in place.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 05:31:00 -0400

Canadian Coast Guard to start icebreaking in Midland


The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) says it will be breaking the ice to assist commercial shipping through the waters of Georgian Bay in Midland this week.

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 13:58:25 -0400

Ontario implements fire restrictions


There is now a fire ban for the entire 'Fire Region of Ontario.'

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 19:38:00 -0400

Even the park benches are off limits to help stop the spread


The province's latest measure to slow the spread of COVID-19 includes public and privately owned recreational facilities, from sports fields to municipal harbours, community gardens and dog parks.

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 18:21:54 -0400

Avoid family gatherings as community-acquired cases increases: SMDHU


The region has nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the health unit, for a total of 71 cases.

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 13:24:00 -0400

Appeal for witnesses after woman found with life-threatening injuries on road side


Provincial police are appealing for help after a cyclist was found on the side of the road in Caledon with life-threatening injuries.

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 16:53:39 -0400

Orangeville hospital confirms outbreak of virus as 10 staff test positive for virus


Headwaters Healthcare Centre in Orangeville has confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19 at the hospital after 10 staff members tested positive for the virus.

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 13:40:00 -0400

'You deserve to know': Ontario will release modelling data on 'extremely serious' COVID-19 threat


Health officials will release modelling data that shows the worst-case scenario for the province during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 07:07:00 -0400

Grey Bruce Health Unit reports 15 people infected with virus


The Grey Bruce Health Unit (GBHU) is reporting three health care workers are now infected with COVID-19, one of whom is employed at an unnamed long-term care facility.

Thu, 2 Apr 2020 17:26:58 -0400