Health unit lists 29 new COVID cases, calls on residents to tighten measures


The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) reports 29 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, for a total of 104 since Sunday.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:50:00 -0500

Four Simcoe County schools listed with COVID-19 outbreaks


Innisdale Secondary School in Barrie confirmed a case of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:28:00 -0500

COVID-19 isn't deterring eager holiday shoppers in Barrie


Businesses were bustling with activity in Barrie as determined holiday shoppers eagerly checked items off their lists.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:36:06 -0500

COVID-19 rapid tests coming to Simcoe Muskoka


The Ontario government announced Tuesday it started giving out COVID-19 rapid tests to some hospitals and seniors' homes.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 15:07:00 -0500

Movember aims to change the face of men's health


CTV's KC Colby grows out his moustache each year in November as part of the Movember campaign to raise awareness and funding for men's health.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:51:20 -0500

County of Simcoe's 2021 $572M budget focuses on COVID-19 pandemic


Simcoe County council approved the budget for 2021 with the outlook of $572 million in spending, a $42 million or 7.9 per cent increase over 2020.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 18:00:03 -0500

COVID-19 outbreak declared at St. Joan of Arc high school


The health unit has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Joan of Arc Catholic High School in Barrie on Tuesday.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:38:02 -0500

Fire destroys barn on Beeton farm


The cause of a barn fire in New Tecumseth is under investigation by the local fire department.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 14:26:21 -0500

Toronto restaurant issued closure order after defying lockdown rules


An Etobicoke restaurant that flouted provincial orders by offering indoor dining to customers amid a lockdown in Toronto has been ordered to close indefinitely by the city’s medical officer of health.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:38:00 -0500

Ontario reports dip in new COVID-19 case numbers due to technical issue


Ontario is reporting a dip in the number of new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, but government officials say that a technical error resulted in an underestimated count today and an overestimated count yesterday.

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:21:00 -0500

'He did have the heart attack and died in the car,' Couple shares incredible story


A couple share their life and death story and how the staff at Barrie's Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre's cardiac care unit helped give their story a happy ending.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:23:00 -0500

'You're not human if it doesn't bring a tear to your eye,' Honouring slain OPP Const. Marc Hovingh


The body of Const. Marc Hovingh made the journey home to Manitoulin Island on Monday as fellow officers and first responders gave a final salute.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:34:00 -0500

Simcoe Muskoka logs 77 new COVID-19 cases, including 11 children


The Simcoe Muskoka health unit logged 77 new COVID-19 cases since Friday, including 11 children under 17.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:03:00 -0500

CTV's Jayne Pritchard shares her cancer journey


CTV's long-time anchor, Jayne Pritchard, was shocked when she was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly three years ago.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 12:43:00 -0500

Casino Rama to remain closed


Casino Rama will remain closed.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 19:34:39 -0500

Fears persist over the future of the S.S. Keewatin


Fears persist that the S.S. Keewatin owners will move the historic ship from its dock in Port McNicoll to Kingston.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 17:51:10 -0500

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at two Barrie elementary schools


The local health unit has declared outbreaks at two Barrie schools, Willow Landing Elementary School and Warnica Public School.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:26:57 -0500

'It had to do with safety,' Red zone residents not welcome at Collingwood restaurant


Linda and Mike Sloat decided to limit dining at their Collingwood restaurant to local customers only. This after the province shifted various regions into stricter COVID-19 zones to curb the spread of the virus.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:32:00 -0500

Toronto woman killed in Innisfil crash


South Simcoe Police are investigating a deadly collision in Innisfil that claimed a Toronto woman's life on Sunday.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:42:00 -0500

Alliston house fire under investigation


A house fire in Alliston on Sunday is under investigation by the New Tecumseth Fire Department.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:29:12 -0500