New Tecumseth barn engulfed in flames


A barn filled with hay was engulfed in flames around 8 pm in New Tecumseth.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 22:36:00 -0400

Face coverings will be required in all indoor public spaces across Simcoe Muskoka


Wearing a face covering will soon be required for anyone going into an indoor business, organization, or on public transit across Simcoe Muskoka.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 14:12:00 -0400

Heat and humidity drives crowds to Wasaga Beach


Crowds of sunbathers hit the beach in Wasaga Beach on Tuesday as temperatures climb to over 30 C.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 13:30:00 -0400

Bat-wielding Meaford man takes matters into his own hands after group sets off late night fireworks


A Meaford man is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a group of people setting off fireworks on Saturday.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 11:51:00 -0400

'These are not normal times,' Orillia implements new program to limit visitors to waterfronts


The city of Orillia is now implementing a short-term waterfront parking program to limit the number of visitors.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 16:32:56 -0400

Barrie's COVID centres make significant changes as staff head back to regular jobs


The COVID-19 assessment centre in Barrie's south end will stop testing patients on weekends.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 18:36:06 -0400

Federal offender known to visit Barrie, Wasaga Beach on the loose


A federal offender who is known to visit Barrie and Wasaga Beach is on the loose.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 13:05:00 -0400

Health unit tests water bacteria levels at area beaches


The Safe Water Program, run by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, was busy checking water levels today at Innisfil Beach Park.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 19:03:08 -0400

Manitoba premier admits 'error' after he and Scheer are spotted breaking mask rule at airport


Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister acknowledged he made an error after he and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer were photographed at the Toronto Pearson airport Tuesday and neither was wearing a mask -- a clear violation of the airport's COVID-19 safety rules.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 17:49:00 -0400

Dry, hot spell sparks perfect conditions for grass and brush fires


Fire danger ratings across Simcoe County have been creeping into the red after days of hot, dry weather.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 17:29:00 -0400

Rosemont father of two turns $1 Encore buy into big win


A $100,000 lottery win for a Rosemont man has left him racking his mind trying to figure out just what to do with his windfall.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 12:12:00 -0400

Bradford man faces slew of charges in connection with arson investigation


Police have laid charges in connection with an arson investigation in Bradford.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 18:02:15 -0400

Ontario won't expand social gathering limits until province enters Stage 3


Ontario will not be expanding the size of allowable gatherings before regions enter Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan, Ontario’s health minister confirmed Tuesday.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 16:01:56 -0400

K9 unit tracks Midland man accused of early morning armed robbery at Tim Hortons


A 41-year-old man is facing charges after a robbery at a Tim Hortons early Tuesday morning in Penetanguishene.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 14:43:15 -0400

Residents raising concerns over unsafe conditions at Wilkins Beach


Residents living in the Wilkins Beach area of Barrie are frustrated, and city workers were again forced to clean up the mess on Monday after another busy weekend.

Mon, 6 Jul 2020 18:45:57 -0400

Overcrowding continues to be a significant issue at region's beaches


As warm temperatures and high humidity continue throughout the region, many are flocking to beaches, but overcrowding has been a significant issue.

Mon, 6 Jul 2020 18:43:00 -0400

Ontario records dip in new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths


Officials confirmed an additional 112 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, which is a significant decrease from the 154 new infections reported on Monday.

Tue, 7 Jul 2020 10:23:00 -0400

Crews battle structure fire at a cottage in Huntsville


Investigators are working to determine the cause of a structure fire at a home in Cottage Country.

Mon, 6 Jul 2020 14:15:00 -0400

Barrie Transit's downtown terminal hub reopens with changes


Barrie's downtown bus terminal has re-opened after being shut down since March due to the pandemic as the city adds more safety measures to its fleet.

Mon, 6 Jul 2020 19:21:43 -0400

Interview with Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch


CTV's Madison Erhardt gets the latest from infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch to find out why some people, are more likely to spread the COVID-19 virus, how safe air travel is at the moment, and when we might see a vaccine.

Mon, 6 Jul 2020 19:03:20 -0400