Highway 400 opens more than 7 hours after storm
OPP officers are on the scene of a multi-vehicle pileup on Highway 400 at Mapleview Drive in Barrie March 1.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 15:34:00 -0500
'I decided to open unfortunately because I have to,' business owners frustrated over latest lockdown.
Christian Linkert doesn't consider himself a rule-breaker, but he defied the closure orders at his two Barrie tanning salons on Monday.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 19:29:21 -0500
Fire crews battling massive barn fire in Meaford
Several fire crews were called in to fight a massive fire after flames engulfed a barn in Meaford Monday evening.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 20:21:59 -0500
'History in the making,' several mass vaccination clinics open in Simcoe County
Up to now, the only location able to deliver the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine was at the clinic on Sperling Drive, but that all changed on Monday.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 19:08:00 -0500
Alleged abduction at an Angus School was a 'misinterpretation of events,": OPP
Police have determined that what was believed to be an attempted abduction at an Angus School on Friday afternoon was all just a "misinterpretation of events."
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 20:05:36 -0500
Local dancers voice their concerns over lockdown at City Hall
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 19:21:33 -0500
Whiteout conditions causing havok on the region's roadways
Whiteout conditions have left no part of our region untouched after police reported several crashes on our roads.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 17:21:17 -0500
Police reporting several crashes with snow squall warnings now in effect for parts of the region
Environment Canada has issued a snow squall warning which could see parts of the region getting up to 25 cm of snow by Tuesday morning.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 13:54:00 -0500
Health unit logs 99 new COVID-19 cases, plus 6 new UK B.1.1.7 cases
As the region re-entered lockdown on Monday, the local health unit reported nearly 100 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, including six more confirmed cases of the UK variant B.1.1.7 and two recently declared long-term care home outbreaks.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 18:10:11 -0500
Innisfil man charged with manslaughter after man, allegedly supplied with Fentanyl, dies
An Innisfil man now faces manslaughter charges after police say he allegedly supplied Fentanyl at a party that resulted in a 25-year-old man overdosing.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 17:04:27 -0500
Barrie man dead after early morning crash in Bradford
A 45-year-old Barrie man is dead after an early-morning crash between an SUV and a tractor trailer in Bradford.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 15:05:00 -0500
Businesses and mayors frustrated with grey-zone technicalities
As Simcoe Muskoka moves back into a modified version of Ontario's grey zone, there is frustration from those living and working far away from Barrie – the epicentre of the region's COVID-19 case count, and from small-businesses who say they can operate safely.
Sun, 28 Feb 2021 20:42:49 -0500
Municipal transit systems to get a financial boost from the province
Municipal transit systems are set to get a boost in funding after the Ford Government announced it was spending $150 million in relief to help with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 14:44:15 -0500
Ontario reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, six additional deaths
The 1,023 infections mark a decrease from Sunday’s report when 1,062 cases were added. The province logged 1,185 cases on Saturday and 1,258 cases on Friday.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 10:15:00 -0500
Vaccine portal to have 'soft launch' in six Ontario regions this week: source
Ontario's website for booking COVID-19 vaccination appointments will begin a "soft launch" in six public health units this week, two weeks before it becomes available across the province, The Canadian Press has learned.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 07:04:00 -0500
Four drivers facing stunt driving charges near Peterborough
Several drivers 'were in a hurry' this weekend and now face stunt-driving charges after police say they were all clocked speeding well over the posted limit on Highway 115 near Peterborough.
Mon, 1 Mar 2021 12:35:39 -0500
Barrie Food Bank leader to be honoured at Council meeting
On Monday, Barrie city council is expected to honour and recognize Food Bank Executive Director, Peter Sundborg
Sun, 28 Feb 2021 20:55:19 -0500
More than 300,000 COVID-19 cases logged in Ontario since beginning of pandemic
Ontario is marking a grim milestone Sunday as health officials report that the province has logged more than 300,000 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in January.
Sun, 28 Feb 2021 10:16:00 -0500
Businesses exasperated with grey zone move
Less than two weeks after the provincial stay-at-home order was lifted, businesses in Simcoe Muskoka are frustrated that they will once again face another lockdown as the region moves from a red to a grey zone.
Sat, 27 Feb 2021 19:58:00 -0500
Ice fishing industry struggles amid pandemic and poor conditions
With just two weeks before the end of the ice fishing season, ice hut operators are hoping for a deep freeze after a difficult season.
Sat, 27 Feb 2021 19:28:00 -0500