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  1. Hwy 400 north to Parry Sound reopened at Hwy 12; driver chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... and information on road conditions and traffic delays, including live tweets from OPP and MTO, visit our LIVE: Parry Sound traffic and road conditions . For up-to-date short- and long-term weather forecasts, visit our weather page . To let us know ...


  2. Lucky can't live up to his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    Shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday, West Parry Sound OPP officers responded to multiple complaints of a south-bound vehicle driving erratically at very high speeds on Highway 69 in Mowatt Township. Police set up and successfully deployed the spike belt on Highway 400 in Parry Sound.


  3. Two Island youths move on to Legion provincial championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... between each of the four category winners from District H (Sudbury, Manitoulin, Blind River, Sault Ste. Marie, Parry Sound) and District K (Hearst, Timmins, Wawa, Kapuskasing, Hornepayne). In the primary division Eric won first place with his speech ...


  4. Corbiere brothers paint excavator pink, honour family members claimed by cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... helped us build the business after he died," Mr. Corbiere said. The excavator is currently at a job site in Parry Sound. Look for it on Manitoulin in the weeks to come; it can't be missed. M'CHIGEENG-Manitoulin Secondary School students just got ...


  5. Poll shows Ontario voters care about biking issues, advocates sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | The Toronto Star

    ... there is an all-party cycling caucus at Queen's Park co-chaired by Algoma-Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha, Parry Sound-Muskoka Ontario PC MPP Norm Miller, and Burlington Liberal Eleanor McMahon. McMahon founded the Share the Road Cycling Coalition ...


  6. Conference highlights climate change and sediment controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 |

    Gord Miller, former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Chuck Poltz, North Bay-Parry Sound District Health Unit, Jeff Celentano, Chair of Source Protection Committee. Katelyn Lynch, NBMCA Manager of Watershed Management Municipal representatives from across the region gathered at the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority's 2018 Municipal Conference to learn how erosion, sediment control, and climate change impact their communities.


  7. Trucker's day was going great...till the wheels fell offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 |

    Parry Sound OPP say that yesterday an officer responded to an accident on Highway 69 in Wallbridge Township Shortly before 1 p.m. A set of dual tires came off of a northbound truck and hit head-on a south-bound Sports Utility Vehicle. Police found and stopped the tractor-trailer.The driver was placed out of service for 72 hours by MTO due to log issues.


  8. Parry Sound chief of surgery resigns after nurses' harassment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Guelph Mercury

    The chief of surgery at a Parry Sound hospital has resigned after an hospital probe found his behaviour to nurses in the operating room to be disrespectful and "harassing." Dr. Bill Smyth, an orthopedic surgeon who will continue to do operations subject to a "zero tolerance" condition, will no longer have a management role at the West Parry Sound Health Centre.


  9. Parry Sound chief of surgery resigns after harassment allegations - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Toronto Star

    This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: Parry Sound chief of surgery resigns after nurses' harassment allegations - including that he made a crude gesture with an amputated toe Dr. Bill Smyth, a surgeon at the West Parry Sound Health Centre, has also been told to apologize to nurses following a Star investigation into several allegations of harassing behaviour in the operating room.


  10. Potential ice storm this weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 |

    ... through Barrie/Midland areas. Farther north, snow will be the primary precipitation type in places such as Parry Sound, Sudbury, North Bay and Pembroke with over 15 cm possible. These areas will eventually change to sleet then rain later Sunday. ...


  11. Vimy Lane honours OKIBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | Vernon Morning Star

    ... eligible man volunteered to fight for Canada." The light will also commemorate the First World War efforts of Parry Sound, Ont. soldier Francis Pegahmagabow, who became known as The Sniper of World War I. Three times awarded the Military Medal and ...


  12. Parry Sound chief surgeon under investigation by medical watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | The Toronto Star

    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario confirmed it is investigating Dr. Bill Smyth, an orthopedic surgeon at West Parry Sound Health Centre, who has been accused of sexual harassment and "threatening" behaviour by nurses. He is also alleged to have made crude gestures using patients' amputated toes.


  13. UPDATE Highway 400 multi vehicle crash and one dead after head-on crash on Hwy. 69 yesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 |

    ... southbound Highway 400 in Barrie, Wednesday afternoon. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday On April 4, members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the OPP along with the assistance of OPP Technical Collision Investigation are investigating a fatality as a ...


  14. Local students get to experience an old time drive-in theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 |

    ... made requests for passes from the Drive-In. Schools from North Bay in the north, Orillia in the south, Parry Sound to the west and Haliburton in the east all received passes. William Alexander, owner of the Muskoka Drive-In said, "From the wide area ...


  15. Quick change scammers strike againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 |

    On March 26, West Parry Sound OPP officers were notified that a business had over $300 stolen in a quick change scam. "Two customers targeted separate cashiers by making small purchases and requesting change for larger denomination bills.


  16. Fraud complaints swamp OPPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 |

    The West Parry Sound Detachment of the OPP and the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre continue to receive reports of emails, text messages and telephone calls related to tax scams. "Our Provincial Communications Centres and local OPP Detachments are being inundated with calls," said Constable Miles Loach. 1 comment

  17. Island competitors win at District H Legion public speaking competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Manitoulin Expositor

    RICHARD'S LANDING--Four students from Manitoulin competed at the Royal Canadian Legion District H Public Speaking competition held on Saturday, March 17 at Branch 374 in Richard's Landing on St. Joseph's Island. The District H region is large, stretching from Parry Sound to Sudbury through Espanola, the Island and on past Sault Ste. 1 comment

  18. Opioid-related deaths continue to increase in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... strategy and will work with Opioid Task Forces within each of the North East LHIN's Sub-Regions -Algoma, Sudbury/Parry Sound/Manitoulin, Cochrane, James and Hudson Bay Coast, and Nipissing/Temiskaming to implement the strategy. The NE LHIN is ...


  19. This will be the last March HareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Western Star

    ... New York, followed by one at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto on March 1 and then the Charles W. Stockey Centre in Parry Sound, Ont. on March 2. On Monday, it started its run across this province with an event at St. Michael's Parish Hall in Arnold's ...


  20. OPP Investigating Multiple Fatal Crash HWY 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Manitoulin Expositor

    ... and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS). The investigation was conducted by members from the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and at the time revealed that the northbound sports utility vehicle (SUV) ...