Barrieā€™s new COVID-19 testing centre is now open




Mon, 28 Sep 2020 19:00:34 -0400

Local leaders disappointed after highly criticized car rally in Wasaga Beach


Streets are back to a familiar fall quiet in Wasaga Beach after a highly criticized weekend where more than one thousand cars burned rubber and screeched tires.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 19:01:49 -0400

Simcoe Muskoka health unit lists 29 new COVID-19 cases as Ford confirms second wave is here


According to the Simcoe Muskoka health unit, 29 people tested positive for the virus in the region since Friday, including three children under 17.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 17:10:00 -0400

RVH opens new COVID-19 testing centre to meet overwhelming demand


The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) is making some changes to COVID-19 testing clinics to battle the overwhelming demand by moving operations to the former Barrie Police Services headquarters on Sperling Drive.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 17:35:00 -0400

Bills fans turn long time family possession into a game-day haven




Mon, 28 Sep 2020 19:32:04 -0400

Owners of Casino Rama to recieve $200 millon loan through federal program


A federal program aimed at giving loans to some of the largest companies in the country is rolling the dice with 200 million dollars to a casino chain.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 18:14:25 -0400

Premier, public health officials criticize car rally in Wasaga Beach


Premier Doug Ford and public health authorities are rebuking those who participated in a car rally at an Ontario beach town over the weekend

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 17:40:24 -0400

York Region man in life-threatening condition after rollover on the 400


One person is clinging to life after a tow truck rolled over on the 400 early Monday morning.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 12:13:00 -0400

Ontario is now in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. How bad will it get?


Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province is now experiencing a second wave of COVID-19, and that it may be worse than the first.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 07:49:00 -0400

Outbreak declared at seniors' home in Barrie for second time


The health unit declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at the IOOF Seniors Home in Barrie after a staff member tested positive.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 17:19:03 -0400

Golf cart collision results in impaired driving charges




Mon, 28 Sep 2020 11:29:36 -0400

'We're going to take over again next year': Car enthusiasts vow to return to Wasaga Beach


The sound of screeching tires has stopped. The smoke and smell of burning rubber have lifted

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 19:43:00 -0400

New COVID-19 cases in Ontario reach highest mark ever


Ontario has reached a grim milestone as the province reports the highest daily COVID-19 case count since the beginning of the pandemic.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:29:00 -0400

Newmarket man sentenced to seven years in prison after 2019 fatal collision


A 40-year-old Newmarket man will spend time behind bars after an impaired driving fatal collision killed a 68-year-old man in 2019.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:39:09 -0400

Bradford man crashes boat into marina wall in Parry Sound


A Bradford man is facing multiple impaired driving charges after his boat crashed into a marina in Parry Sound, police say.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:05:00 -0400

Burnouts, racing, and crowds take over Wasaga Beach


Crowds took over Mosley St Saturday afternoon as a parade of vehicles filled the air with the smell of burning rubber.

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 18:56:56 -0400

Police close off Wasaga Beach, Ont. to non-residents after car rally


Provincial police stopped non-residents from entering Wasaga Beach, Ont. on Saturday night after hundreds of people gathered for a large, unsanctioned car rally.

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 00:41:00 -0400

Man killed in Barrie house collapse


A man is dead after the roof of a Barrie home crashed to the ground Saturday afternoon

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 13:53:00 -0400

Man charged after fire destroys historic church on Saugeen First Nation


A 49-year-old man is facing charges after three suspicious fires on Saugeen First Nation overnight, including one that destroyed a historic church.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:45:00 -0400

$16,000 worth of drugs seized in Huntsville traffic stop, OPP say


Ontario Provincial Police say a complaint about an erratic driver led them to a seizure of $16,000 worth of drugs

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 19:23:44 -0400