Major south-end traffic artery in Barrie finally reopens
For six long months, motorists have dealt with bumper to bumper traffic along Little and Bayview avenues in Barrie's south end, and numerous construction delays.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:46:00 -0500
Ontario doing away with pot shop lottery system as it looks to add more stores
The Ontario government says it is doing away with the lottery system it has used to award licences for cannabis stores starting next month.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 19:35:00 -0500
Residents in Barrie apartment complex evacuated due to strange 'odour'
Enbridge is investigating an incident that caused the evacuation of several apartments in Barrie's south end on Friday afternoon.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:31:29 -0500
Simcoe County public schools not participating in next teacher walkout
High school teachers in 10 school boards across Ontario will hold a one-day strike next week -- the third in a series of strikes amid tense contract talks.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:00:00 -0500
Un-bear-able mystery: Massive pink teddy bear sits alone at police station
Generally, when you hear the word 'missing' in media reports, we immediately assume it's a missing person. We hear of police searches and, hopefully, a happy conclusion.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:40:37 -0500
Provincial data shows 435 opioid overdose deaths in first 3 months of 2019
New provincial data shows more than 400 Ontarians died from opioid overdoses during the first three months of this year.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:37:00 -0500
One woman sent to hospital after a crash in Barrie's north end
It was a busy morning for emergency crews after a couple of crashes in Barrie’s north end.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:32:00 -0500
Police appeal for witnesses in hit and run in Bradford
Investigators are appealing to the public for information after a man was hit by his own truck and seriously injured in Bradford last week.
Sun, 8 Dec 2019 11:37:00 -0500
Ontario teachers plan to challenge government's wage-cap law
Ontario's four major teachers' unions said Thursday they are launching charter challenges to a law capping public sector wage increases, arguing it violates their collective bargaining rights.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:44:22 -0500
Oro-Medonte dad's video tops YouTube's 2019 viral list
Four-year-old Mason is melting hearts and breaking records with help from his dad, Jeremy.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 17:46:55 -0500
Simcoe County introduces changes to solve curbside collection issues
After months of inconsistent recycling pickup in areas of Simcoe County, changes are on the way.
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:51:00 -0500
Digging out: Parts of Muskoka get more than 50 centimetres of snow
All of the weather warnings have been lifted throughout southern Ontario, but now Muskoka begins digging out.
Mon, 9 Dec 2019 17:16:00 -0500
Massage therapist faces 5 counts of sexual assault
A massage therapist accused of multiple sexual assaults is facing serious charges.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:57:00 -0500
Hundreds turn up to hear plans for a generation station along Georgian Bay
Hundreds of people poured into the community centre in Meaford on Wednesday evening for a standing room only meeting held by TC Energy.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:55:00 -0500
Andrew Scheer stepping down as Conservative leader, staying on until replacement chosen
Andrew Scheer is resigning as the leader of the Conservative party, but will stay on until a replacement is named. Now, the party has to embark on another contest to select the person who will lead the party into the next federal election.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 11:48:00 -0500
Ontario passes bill to join opioid class-action lawsuit launched by BC
Ontario is joining five other provinces in a class-action lawsuit against dozens of opioid manufacturers.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:26:10 -0500
Digging out in parts of Muskoka
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:01:43 -0500
New high-rise proposed for downtown Barrie
Barrie residents packed into the rotunda at City Hall on Wednesday night to hear plans for a potential new high-rise building located in the downtown area.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:11:52 -0500
Man hunting rabbits along roadway charged
A 72-year-old man was arrested after a homeowner called police to report someone walking with a firearm in Kawartha Lakes.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:21:44 -0500
Doe rescued after falling through ice on a northern Ontario lake
READ: A group of people rescue a doe that fell through the ice on a northern Ontario lake.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:56:00 -0500