Housing prices fall in Simcoe County as interest rates increase


The average sale price of a home in Simcoe County dropped more than five per cent from June to July this year, yet sales have also fallen by 15 per cent.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:56:52 -0400

Second man sentenced in 2019 death of Barrie man


Two men charged with killing a man in downtown Barrie in 2019 have now been sentenced.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 17:44:00 -0400

Barrie Woman marks 80th anniversary of Dieppe Raid with a trip to honour father's experience


A Barrie woman who chronicled her father's experiences during a Second World War battle led mostly by Canadian soldiers is preparing to go back to where it all happened to mark the anniversary.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 17:08:00 -0400

Man's body recovered from water in Huntsville: OPP


OPP is investigating after the body of a 33-year-old man was found in the water off Crescent Bay Lane in Huntsville.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:10:17 -0400

Brother of imprisoned military veteran in Belize calls for safe return


The family of J.R. Smith, locked up in a Belize prison for nearly two weeks, is hoping the Canadian government steps up for the military veteran charged with murder in a mass shooting at a nightclub.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:44:00 -0400

Pair arrested after spree of car contents thefts


Two men were arrested after a lengthy chase through swamps and residential neighbourhoods Wednesday.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:26:00 -0400

Centennial Beach open for swimming


The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has recommended that the swim advisory for Centennial Beach be lifted.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 13:51:00 -0400

Ships and Sails day at Nancy Island Historic site


Ships and Sails will take to the waters off Nancy Island for a re-enactment of historical Georgian Bay

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:17:00 -0400

A COVID-19 outbreak has been confirmed on Collingwood General & Marine Hospital's medical & surgical units


Multiple COVID-19 patients have been identified on both units.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 07:09:00 -0400

Today Dairy Queen holds Miracle Treat Day


For the 20th year, Dairy Queen and SickKids Hospital support children's health across Canada on Miracle Treat Day.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 12:41:00 -0400

Fake toonies are making the rounds in Owen Sound


Owen Sound Police Service has identified several features on the false toonies that are misaligned and make the real toonies easier to identify.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 10:29:00 -0400

OPP seek man missing since end of July


Jean-Michel Pellerin was last seen at around 10 a.m. on the morning of July 29 on his bike on Barrie Road

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 07:36:00 -0400

Partner of military veteran imprisoned in Belize calls on Canadian government for support


The partner of a Canadian military veteran who is in a Belize prison is calling on the Canadian government for help.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:52:00 -0400

Former Barrie area man charged in Banff murder


A former Barrie area man is facing murder charges after a stabbing at a popular nightclub in Banff.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:00:00 -0400

Orillia teen looks to tackle food insecurity in the Sunshine City


Orillia resident Myles Odlozinski is hoping to tackle food insecurity in the Sunshine City.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:21:00 -0400

Aurora seniors set to walk 90 kilometres to support the food bank


A retired couple is set to make a 90-kilometre trek to help feed those in need to mark a milestone birthday.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 12:40:00 -0400

Woman hit by falling tree in Balm Beach


A woman was taken to hospital after being struck by a falling tree in Balm Beach.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 20:04:00 -0400

Simcoe County blood donor clinics face critical shortages


The Canadian Blood Services (CBS) is facing a critical shortage in blood supply throughout the country.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:14:00 -0400

Well-known Brampton, Ont. real estate agent, media personality savagely attacked outside home


A well-known real estate agent and media personality in Brampton, Ont. was viciously attacked in broad daylight in his own driveway by three men, two of whom appeared to be wielding an axe and a machete.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:11:00 -0400

New contest in eastern Ontario offers free rent for a year


The Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry will pay the rent of one lucky winner of a new contest that launched on Monday.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 18:30:00 -0400