Conditions ripe for funnel clouds


Environment Canada says conditions are ripe for funnel clouds to develop into Saturday evening.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:49:57 -0400

Barrie restaurants anxious to welcome guests inside




Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:27:00 -0400

Man drowns in Lake Simcoe trying to retrieve paddle


York Regional Police say a man died Friday while trying to retrieve a paddle on Lake Simcoe in Georgina.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 13:40:46 -0400

'Incomprehensible tragedy': Manhunt for father after deaths of daughters who were subject of Amber Alert


The Surete du Quebec (SQ) has confirmed that the bodies found by a search and rescue team in a wooded area of Saint-Apollinaire on Saturday are those of Romy and Norah Carpentier.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 15:18:00 -0400

Ontario reporting slight increase in new COVID-19 cases


Ontario is reporting a slight increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:25:00 -0400

'We have had record sales,' Real estate market has dramatic rebound in cottage country


The real estate market has rebounded since the pandemic first hit, and in Muskoka, the demand for cottages has risen dramatically.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:26:03 -0400

Six people injured in head-on collision near Shelburne


Six people have been taken to the hospital following a collision near Shelburne this afternoon.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:34:00 -0400

'We tried all the tricks to control the numbers,' Beach restrictions toughen


In Barrie, Wilkins Beach was quiet on Friday, despite the hot and humid conditions, leaving area residents to hope visitors would stay away.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:29:37 -0400

Orillia closes some downtown streets on Fridays as part of COVID experiment


A COVID-19 experiment is underway in downtown Orillia.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:02:52 -0400

Deadly crash on Highway 26 involving a motorcycle and farm tractor


One person is dead in a collision involving a motorcycle and farm tractor in Springwater Township.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:21:00 -0400

Search continues for missing man in Wasaga Beach


Police have set up a command post in Wasaga Beach as they continue to search for a missing man.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:08:00 -0400

Orillia students redirect giving closer to home after Kenya trip cancelled


When a trip to Kenya was cancelled, some Orillia students put their efforts towards helping causes closer to home.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:45:23 -0400

Cottage country under attack by invasive species


Millions of Gypsy moth caterpillars are crawling and eating their way across cottage country.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:25:00 -0400

Thunderstorms possible as heat warning remains in effect


The extreme heat may be temporarily alleviated with an intense amount of thunderstorm activity later today.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 11:31:00 -0400

'Barrie had the highest employment rate in Canada last month': Mayor Lehman boasts


In Barrie, the unemployment rate fell nearly one per cent to 10.8 in May.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 15:40:48 -0400

Wasaga Beach council sends clear message to visitors while businesses struggle


The town of Wasaga Beach is sending a clear message that it's taking control of the overcrowding issue by fencing a section of the municipal property along the waterfront.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 17:19:00 -0400

Legendary drummer Neil Peart's family raising money to support RVH cancer centre


The legendary drummer for the Canadian band Rush, Neil Peart, had been fighting brain cancer for more than three years when he died in January.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 18:27:00 -0400

York Regional council votes unanimously in favour of face mask requirement


York Regional Council voted unanimously on Thursday afternoon to make wearing face-covering inside public businesses a requirement.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 18:45:00 -0400

Man arrested while out on court release from previous incident


A 21-year-old man faces robbery and assault charges following an incident in Midland.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:24:29 -0400

Family pet dies in Midland house fire


A pet dog has died in a house fire in Midland on Thursday afternoon.

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 14:59:13 -0400