Midland OSPCA paying tribute to family pets


The local chapter of the OSPCA has unveiled a tribute to many family pets in Midland.

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 13:14:28 -0400

Conservative MPs free to attend 'freedom' protests this summer: Bergen


With the nation's capital bracing for anticipated anti-mandate 'freedom' movement protests during Canada Day weekend, interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen says her MPs are free to attend.

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 08:00:00 -0400

'I will always honour her': Husband files lawsuit in Ontario animal activist's death


Every Monday, Mark Powell drives to the Burlington, Ont., pork plant where his wife died to give water to pigs on their way to slaughter.

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 10:31:00 -0400

Troubadour festival kicks off in Barrie


The Troubador Festival has returned to the shores of Barrie after a two-year hiatus.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 23:34:36 -0400

Simcoe County hospitals deal with dire staffing shortages


Health officials say painful hospital wait times spanning an average of three to five hours will only worsen with critical staffing shortages.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 18:59:00 -0400

Missing camper found safe in Tiny Township by OPP aviation team


A camper who went missing Friday morning after taking his dog for a walk at Awenda Provincial Park in Tiny Township has been found safe.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:32:00 -0400

Slo-pitch tournament returns to Orillia bringing a boost to the economy


Around 78 men's, women's and co-ed teams descended on Orillia for a weekend tournament that makes its return for the first time in three years.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 18:16:00 -0400

Tackling short-term rentals in Simcoe County


With summer in full swing, the Town of Innisfil is tackling short-term rental accommodations, which it says are wreaking havoc.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 20:02:44 -0400

Orillia OPP officer 'significantly' injured during arrest


Provincial police say an officer suffered a "significant" injury during an arrest in Orillia.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:59:00 -0400

Bee swarm stops to rest in Barrie's north end


An unusual sight was captured Friday afternoon in Barrie as a swarm of bees stopped to rest on a tree on Livingstone Street East.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 19:13:11 -0400

Cow causes crash on Highway 400


A cow is said to be the cause of a crash on Highway 400 Thursday night.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 08:45:00 -0400

Alliston woman pays it forward with unique food shed


An Alliston woman overcomes adversity to pay it forward to her community and those in need.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 17:19:00 -0400

Injured finger leads to $500,000 lottery win


An injured finger led to a Newmarket man picking up a $500,000 OLG Lotto Max win.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:22:00 -0400

Former Bracebridge mayor Graydon Smith named to Ford's cabinet


Newly appointed MPP Graydon Smith joins Premier Doug Ford's new 30-person cabinet, serving as minister of natural resources and forestry.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:38:00 -0400

Huntsville OPP seeks suspects in vehicle theft and attempted break and enter


Officers in Muskoka hope to identify two people accused of vehicle theft and attempted break and enter.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 13:04:00 -0400

Motorcyclist dies in Huntsville crash


A 27-year-old Huntsville man has died after a motorcycle and a SUV collided Thursday evening.

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 23:00:00 -0400

Tay Township celebrates 200 years with back-to-back events


Tay Township will be marking a significant milestone by celebrating Canada's birthday one week early.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 07:49:46 -0400

Man poses as provincial investigator at Barrie crash scene


Police in Barrie say a man falsely identified himself as a provincial investigator at a collision scene before telling one of the drivers she could get into his vehicle.

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 14:39:00 -0400

Ford names new cabinet, with Jones as health minister and a role for his nephew


Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced his new, 30-person cabinet, including Sylvia Jones as deputy premier and health minister.

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 07:33:00 -0400

Simcoe County businesses struggle to fill thousands of job vacancies


Business owners across Simcoe County and Muskoka are looking to hire, with thousands of jobs available but very few takers, with rising inflation, gas prices and the housing crisis helping to block the way.

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 18:44:00 -0400