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  1. Survey shows Barrie police officers support more mental-health...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... help. It is not "us versus them". It's us here for them," one Barrie officer said. Harris, who was director of the Simcoe County CMHA office for 20 years and still lives in Barrie, credited the police service here for reaching out to gain more ...


  2. Extreme heat warning issued across Southern Ontario for Father's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | GlobalNews

    Environment Canada has issued an extreme heat warning for Sunday in Southern Ontario as forecasts indicate humidex values will likely surpass 40 degrees Celsius. The affected area extends through the following regions: Hamilton, Toronto, Dunnville, Caledonia, Haldimand, Elgin, Halton - Peel, Huron, Perth, London, Middlesex, Niagara, Oxford - Brant, Sarnia, Lambton, Simcoe, Delhi, Norfolk, Waterloo, Wellington, Windsor, Essex, Chatham-Kent, York and Durham. 1 comment

  3. Tornado touched down in Southwestern Ontario towns: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | The London Free Press

    ... Darryl Fox stands alongside his sister Marcy's car, which was covered by a garage during the storm. (Kim Novak/Simcoe Reformer) Environment Canada confirmed late Thursday that the F1 tornado with peak wind speed of 160 kilometres/hour was embedded ...


  4. After a year of construction, Memorial Square and Meridian Place to open June 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | GlobalNews

    ... join dignitaries and representatives from the Downtown Barrie BIA, the City of Barrie, the Barrie Legion and Grey and Simcoe Foresters for the celebration on June 29 at 10:30 a.m. Attendees will enjoy a parade down Owen Street ending at the ...


  5. Somebeach to join Nova Scotia Hall of FameRead the original story

    Monday Jun 11 | HarnesRacing

    ... the Burlington (which was later renamed the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes), Pepsi North America Cup, Confederation Cup, Simcoe, Bluegrass, Tattersalls, Messenger, Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final and Breeders Crown. After he was retired from racing, ...


  6. COMMENTARY: Doug Ford now needs to convert a populist message into good governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | CISN Country 103.9 FM

    ... stalwarts like Elliott and former finance critic Vic Fedeli, as well as newcomers Caroline Mulroney, now MPP for York-Simcoe, and former OLG chair Rod Phillips, now MPP for Ajax, none of whom could be tagged as "radical right" by Ford's critics. On ... 1 comment

  7. Elliott, Mulroney expected to snag key cabinet posts in Ford governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | CBC News

    ... leadership of the party, Mulroney will be a rookie member of the legislature representing the Toronto riding of York-Simcoe. Like Elliott, she is also considered a shoo-in for cabinet. "I think they see her as the rising star," said Tiffany Gooch, a ... 1 comment

  8. Here's how much Collingwood council cost taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 |

    ... Saunderson did not claim any expenses in 2017, but both he and Cooper have expense budgets through the County of Simcoe. Cooper's expenses included mileage and meal reimbursement as well as attending the Great Lakes St. Lawrence cities initiative ...


  9. Advance polls reporting high voter turnout for Ontario electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | GlobalNews

    ... the Ontario riding with the most advance votes cast was Kingston and the Islands. 1. Kingston and the Islands 2. Simcoe-Grey 3. Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke 4. OrlA an 5. Guelph 6. Simcoe North 7. Northumberland-Peterborough South 8. Ottawa ...


  10. Two rescued from Georgian Bay after their boat sinks:Neither occupant was wearing a life-jacketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 |

    ... from their boat. The two were brought into the Coast Guard's fast rescue craft and were transferred to County of Simcoe Paramedics waiting on shore, where they were evaluated for hypothermia. Waterways still remain very cold at this time of year and ...


  11. The Canadian Armed Forces should drop its citizenship requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | CBC News

    ... in 1964, we settled at Base Borden in Ontario and at the age of 17, I joined my local militia regiment, the Grey and Simcoe Foresters. Citizenship was never an issue. Three years later, I was commissioned and joined my local newspaper, The Barrie ...


  12. Police ask for help in locating suspect accused of assaulting Bradford manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | GlobalNews

    South Simcoe police are seeking the public's assistance locating a driver and vehicle involved in a driving incident turned assault in Bradford. According to police, at around 6 p.m. on May 30, a 39-year-old Bradford man was reversing out of his driveway on Britannia Avenue when he was almost hit by another car driving eastbound.


  13. Ontario PC election news release: PCs say the party is ready to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Northern Life

    ... one. Joining Ford at his roundtable were a team of candidates from across Ontario including Caroline Mulroney (York-Simcoe), Christine Elliott (Newmarket-Aurora), Doug Downey (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte), Greg Rickford (Kenora - Rainy River), ...


  14. Barrie has the highest unemployment rate in Ontario. Why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | GlobalNews

    ... but isn't something that she enjoys or wants to be doing long-term. According to Downey, she has looked all across Simcoe County for a job, and is worried she will have to look even further to find a position. In terms of aid, several staffing ...


  15. Might former Ontario PC Party leader Patrick Brown run next in Peel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The Brampton Guardian

    ... accusations and is suing CTV News over the report. The allegations in his lawsuit have not been proven in court. The Simcoe North MPP, who is currently sitting as an independent at Queen's Park, suggested local political forces are pitching him on ...


  16. Doug Ford says a fully costed PC platform is coming - but won't say whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | The Toronto Star

    ... the details of what's in the plan." Caroline Mulroney, who came third in the leadership race and is running in York-Simcoe, when asked about the PCs paying for its promises, she said in French that "on June 8, when we open the books and we can see ...


  17. Rape kits not available at all hospitals, sexual assault survivor warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | CBC News

    ... Derek Desroches, told CBC Toronto that the kits are only among some of the many responsibilities shared between North Simcoe Muskoka hospitals. The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care says all hospitals have access to rape kits but some ...


  18. Newmarket-Aurora candidates discuss the biggest issue facing the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 |

    ... bountiful swath of greenspace that stretches from the Niagara Escarpment, around the Golden Horseshoe and up to Lake Simcoe. The Greenbelt feeds us, provides recreation and employment, provides a home to treasured Canadian wildlife. Residents of ...


  19. Suspected purple fentanyl seizure spurs police warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | The London Free Press

    ... a part of the solution." Purple fentanyl surfaced in Southwestern Ontario earlier this year. A January OPP bust in Simcoe netted a substance that was later confirmed to be a mixture of heroin, morphine, fentanyl and carfentanyl. A highly-additive ...


  20. Ontario's votes: York-Simcoe candidates weigh in on riding's biggest issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 |

    ... for children and youth, to seniors. We need more long-term care beds and to work toward a new hospital for South Simcoe. We need to continue to build toward all-day GO trains with the parking to go with it and to link Highway 400 and 404. We need to ...