SIU releases findings on Innisfil ambush shooting that claimed lives of 2 police officers


Ontario's Police watchdog released new details about the evening two South Simcoe police officers were shot and killed in an Innisfil house in October.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 17:18:00 -0500

City councillors aim to reduce 2023 property tax increase in budget talks


Barrie city councillors officially kicked off deliberations for the city's 2023 budget with a goal to reduce the proposed property tax rate increase.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 23:06:10 -0500

Hundreds of pounds of beef donated to Simcoe County food banks


Food banks in Simcoe County have now stocked up on beef thanks to the Simcoe County Beef Farmers Association.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 19:49:22 -0500

Bradford man accused of killing Good Samaritan remains in jail


Brandon Aaron, a 20-year-old man from Bradford, remains in jail in Penetanguishene, accused of killing Good Samaritan David Goddard.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 20:16:45 -0500

Elite women hockey players bring their game to Barrie for Dream Gap Tour


The Professional Women's Hockey Players Association's (PWHPA) 'Dream Gap Tour' will hit the ice in Barrie on Saturday.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 19:59:54 -0500

Barrie man's truck stolen from driveway with father's ashes inside


Police are investigating a report of a stolen RAM truck in Barrie containing the ashes of a family member who had recently passed away.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 13:59:00 -0500

Repeat offender charged with child porn possession, Barrie police say


A Barrie man faces child pornography charges for the second time in less than six years.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 11:40:00 -0500

Couple faces multiple charges in connection to Wasaga Beach business break-ins


Provincial police arrested two people in connection with break-ins at a business in Wasaga Beach.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 12:16:00 -0500

Orillia's warming centre requests additional support from city


The Lighthouse shelter in Orillia is calling on the city for support to help the most vulnerable living on the streets when temperatures dip to dangerous levels.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 18:59:29 -0500

Tiny town of Meaford hit by arsonist nine times in two years


The OPP’s major crime unit was assigned to investigate the fires that haunted the village during 2021 and 2022.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 09:01:00 -0500

Ice rain cometh for Thursday rush hour


The national weather agency is calling for freezing rain followed by a heavy rainfall and strong winds are possible Thursday.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 07:38:00 -0500

Police uncover firearms in Bradford, arrest 5 individuals, including girl, 14


Police searching a home in Bradford arrested five people, including a 14-year-old girl, after allegedly seizing a handgun and semi-automatic rifle.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 19:37:00 -0500

Family identifies man accused in 2022 fatal boat crash in Muskoka


The Huntsville man charged in connection with a boat crash that claimed the life of a swimmer in Muskoka last summer has been identified by his family as 26-year-old Zack Foyston.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 19:05:37 -0500

Ontario Chamber of Commerce releases report about business confidence in the economy


According to the seventh annual Ontario Economic Report, labour shortages, inflation, health care concerns and economic contraction fears are behind the low numbers.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 07:16:00 -0500

Barrie's residents could pay $180 more on taxes


The draft budget has a 3.95 per cent property tax increase, which would equate to about $182 for the typical home.

Wed, 8 Feb 2023 06:41:00 -0500

Man makes 224th donation to Canadian Blood Services


Canadian Blood Services in Barrie is working to fill hundreds of empty appointments this month, with the service relying on the generosity of many regular donors.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 21:57:11 -0500

Family returns to find Orangeville home ransacked


Police are investigating after an Orangeville house was ransacked during a break-in Monday evening.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 14:44:00 -0500

Napoleon recalls employees after significant layoffs


Napoleon, a large manufacturer of fireplaces, grills, outdoor heating, and cooling products in Barrie, has recalled 30 employees who were laid off in November.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 17:07:00 -0500

Simcoe County actress in Oscar-nominated film 'Women Talking'


A 19-year-old woman from Midland, Ont., was cast in a role in the now Oscar-nominated film Women Talking.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 18:49:00 -0500

Innisfil man's 28-foot whale sculpture captivates community


An Innisfil man is keeping tradition alive and making waves in his neighbourhood with his latest snow sculpture creation.

Tue, 7 Feb 2023 15:47:00 -0500