Four Simcoe County schools confirm COVID-19 cases


The health unit confirmed COVID-19 cases at four schools across the region.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 16:54:00 -0400

Tornado touched down in Thornbury, Environment Canada confirms


The Northern Tornadoes Project confirms a tornado touched down in Simcoe County Friday afternoon.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 13:00:00 -0400

Simcoe Muskoka logs 55 new COVID-19 cases, plus two deaths


For the third consecutive week, Simcoe Muskoka logged a significant surge in COVID-19 cases since Friday, the largest increase reported by the health unit since the pandemic started.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 16:43:00 -0400

‘We’ve made considerable progress,’ Controlling the COVID outbreak at Simcoe Manor


Ravaged by COVID-19 since late September, staff and residents inside Simcoe Manor are grieving the loss of two more lives at the Beeton long-term care home.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:55:00 -0400

Five organizations vow to make Barrie healthier


Five local organizations are vowing to work together to make Barrie healthier over the next decade.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 19:01:18 -0400

Hikers rescued after spending the night in S. Georgian Bay woods


Provincial police rescued two hikers who got lost and spent the night in Southern Georgian Bay woods.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:43:38 -0400

Halloween house decorating contest underway in Innisfil


Despite the pandemic putting a damper on Halloween this year, the Innisfil community has a way to keep Halloween spirits soaring.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 19:20:49 -0400

Barrie road construction projects race against Mother Nature


Drivers will finally have some relief in the Big Bay Point Road and Bayview Drive area when Fairview reopens sometime this week.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 18:39:15 -0400

Union demands action after another Southlake nurse is attacked at work


Dozens of people took part in a rally against violence in the workplace at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket on Monday in the wake of a patient attack on a registered practical nurse last week.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 17:26:22 -0400

Ontario hits highest seven-day average of COVID-19 cases since pandemic began


Ontario has hit the highest seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:13:00 -0400

Police searching for missing teen not seen since Friday


South Simcoe Police are looking to the public to help locate a missing Bradford teen not seen since Friday.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 13:38:03 -0400

Premier Ford to make announcement a day after Ontario breaks grim daily record


The Ontario Premier Doug Ford will make an announcement Monday, a day after the province reported it's highest daily COVID-19 case count with 1,042.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 10:18:38 -0400

How to help manage a child's anxiety during a COVID-19 test


Returning to school and daycare in the fall meant more children needed to get tested for COVID-19.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:07:00 -0400

Police warning the public after women pose as Red Cross workers in Angus




Mon, 26 Oct 2020 12:19:53 -0400

COVID-19 case at St. Paul's Catholic School in Alliston


Positive case of COVID-19 at St. Paul's Catholic School in Alliston.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 21:38:00 -0400

Ontario's budget will be delivered on Nov. 5.


Finance Minister Rod Phillips says the spending package will focus on pandemic-response measures.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 13:43:35 -0400

Niagara-area dog has tested positive for COVID-19


A dog in Ontario's Niagara Region has tested positive for COVID-19, although researchers say most pet owners shouldn't be worried.

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:03:00 -0400

'We lost such a hero,' 100-year-old WWII veteran John Stringer passes away


A veteran of both the Second World War and the Korean War, John 'Jack' Stringer has passed away, the family has confirmed.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 12:01:00 -0400

Nine residents have died at Simcoe Manor in Beeton


Nine residents, including two more since Thursday, have died of COVID-19 at Simcoe Manor in Beeton.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:19:00 -0400

Ontario records more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time ever


The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened again in Ontario, with the province reporting more than 1,000 new cases for the first time ever.

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 10:17:00 -0400