Search for missing canoeist on Sparrow Lake in Gravenhurst, Ont., steps up


The OPP will be searching the water on Sparrow Lake with the assistance of the OPP SAVE team and the Underwater Search and Recovery unit Friday for a missing canoeist.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:08:00 -0400

COVID-19 cases in Ontario climb with another 226 new infections reported


Ontario health officials are reporting an additional 226 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, marking the fifth straight day in which infection numbers have climbed.

Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:21:00 -0400

Are hurricane straps the answer when Mother Nature strikes


It's a small metal bracket, but experts say hurricane straps could help prevent catastrophic damage like the devastation caused in mid-July by an EF-2 tornado that hit the south end of Barrie.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:16:15 -0400

Missing canoeist sparks police search of Sparrow Lake in Gravenhurst


Provincial police are searching for a man who went out in a canoe early Thursday morning on Sparrow Lake in Gravenhurst and didn't return.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 19:27:02 -0400

Bracebridge senior flies high with Aviation Hall of Fame nod


Captain Bob Barrett could soon join an exclusive club with his nomination into Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 14:42:00 -0400

Mississauga driver accused of 'excessive speeds' in Wasaga Beach


Provincial police patrolling a road in Wasaga Beach known for excessive speeders say officers clocked one man driving double the speed limit.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:29:00 -0400

Ontario activates Disaster Recovery Assistance program for Barrie tornado victims


Barrie residents impacted by a devastating tornado earlier this month will receive help from the province.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 16:42:00 -0400

Simcoe Muskoka health unit reports 6 new COVID-19 cases


The Simcoe Muskoka health unit reports six new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:33:00 -0400

Casino Rama reopens after 16 month closure


Casino Rama employees welcomed back gamblers for the first time in 16 months.

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 18:53:00 -0400

Recently retired longtime firefighter dies of cancer


Recently retired local firefighter of 44 years Grant McCulloch has died after a short battle with esophageal cancer.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 09:34:40 -0400

More ways to share food in Stayner


The Clearview EcoPark & Community Garden is expanding to offer more opportunities to access fresh food.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 13:43:00 -0400

Why some Muskoka residents received an emergency alert


Some residents and visitors of the Muskoka region can expect to get a new alert to their cell phones around 2 p.m. on Thursday as local first responders test out a new emergency system app.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 10:49:00 -0400

Grey Bruce no longer a Delta hot spot; moving closer to a full Step 3


Grey Bruce is no longer considered one of Ontario's hot spots as COVID-19 cases trend downward following weeks of surging case counts.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 11:58:00 -0400

Combine fire destroys shed in Clearview Township


Clearview Fire Chief Roree Payment tells CTV News a combine stored in a shed caught fire, destroying the building and several pieces of farm equipment and vehicles Wednesday evening.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 08:47:00 -0400

COVID-19 cases in Ontario jump past 200 for first time in three weeks


Ontario health officials are reporting a jump in COVID-19 cases Thursday with more than 200 new infections recorded. The 218 cases mark the first time in three weeks in which the province has logged more than 200 new cases.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 10:24:00 -0400

Movie director returns to his hometown of Orillia to film his latest production


The City of Orillia has been the backdrop of an upcoming comedy movie over the past three weeks.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 19:23:15 -0400

Two women seriously injured, man charged in Barrie attack


Two women were seriously injured after being attacked at a north Barrie residence Monday night, police have confirmed.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 10:59:00 -0400

Experts want hurricane straps on Ontario homes to prevent destruction in severe weather


Following the EF2 tornado in the south end of Barrie that left a trail of destruction so damaging it could take years to rebuild, experts are now questioning the strength of Ontario's building code.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 17:36:00 -0400

Clearview woman loses $22,000 in 'The Grandparent Scam'


Provincial police say scammers are targetting seniors for thousands of dollars in what the OPP calls 'The Grandparent Scam.'

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 11:42:00 -0400

Six new COVID-19 infections reported in Simcoe County


The Simcoe Muskoka health unit says six residents tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 14:37:00 -0400