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Orillia Packet & Times
Roof fire damages Oro schoolin just under two hours. Although she doesn’t have a cost estimate yet, Susan
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 hours ago
in just under two hours. Although she doesn’t have a cost estimate yet, Susan Justus, manager of operations for the Simcoe County District School Board, who was on-site Saturday afternoon, said most the damage is limited to sodden ceiling... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Roof fire damages Oro schoolin just under two hours. Although she doesn’t have a cost estimate yet, Susan
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
in just under two hours. Although she doesn’t have a cost estimate yet, Susan Justus, manager of operations for the Simcoe County District School Board, who was on-site Saturday afternoon, said most the damage is limited to sodden ceiling... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Rubber ducky, you're the oneLe Grand Canard to various Ontario locales this summer as part of Canada's sesq
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Le Grand Canard to various Ontario locales this summer as part of Canada's sesquicentennial has ruffled a few feathers, Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall said it's money well-spent. "I think it's great," said Marshall, who's also the mayor of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Rubber ducky, you're the oneLe Grand Canard to various Ontario locales this summer as part of Canada's sesq
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
Le Grand Canard to various Ontario locales this summer as part of Canada's sesquicentennial has ruffled a few feathers, Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall said it's money well-spent. "I think it's great," said Marshall, who's also the mayor of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Decision timeon the new $120.5-million Barrie police headquarters, the Barrie Fire and Emerg
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
on the new $120.5-million Barrie police headquarters, the Barrie Fire and Emergency Service training facility and a Simcoe County paramedics hub. “We're going to cost our own taxpayers more money by dithering,” Mayor Jeff Lehman said. “It... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Brown crownedgovernment," Brown said while surrounded by a capacity crowd of well-wishers.
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
government," Brown said while surrounded by a capacity crowd of well-wishers. “For 17 years I have been proud to represent Simcoe County at all three levels of government," he said. "For too long, our community has been cut out from government... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Brown crownedgovernment," Brown said while surrounded by a capacity crowd of well-wishers.
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
government," Brown said while surrounded by a capacity crowd of well-wishers. “For 17 years I have been proud to represent Simcoe County at all three levels of government," he said. "For too long, our community has been cut out from government... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Pilot misses runwaywhen he landed off the runway at the Edenvale Aerodrome Thursday at about 1:45
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
when he landed off the runway at the Edenvale Aerodrome Thursday at about 1:45 p.m. Huronia West Ontario Provincial Police, the Clearview Fire Department and Simcoe County Paramedic Service responded to the scene. Transport Canada is not attend... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Pilot misses runwaywhen he landed off the runway at the Edenvale Aerodrome Thursday at about 1:45
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
when he landed off the runway at the Edenvale Aerodrome Thursday at about 1:45 p.m. Huronia West Ontario Provincial Police, the Clearview Fire Department and Simcoe County Paramedic Service responded to the scene. Transport Canada is not attend... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Reinstate grantsmore staff, more infrastructure requirements, and more tourists to help drive e
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
more staff, more infrastructure requirements, and more tourists to help drive economic benefits throughout Oro-Medonte and Simcoe County. Burl's Creek has long been a valuable part of Simcoe County, but Stan and Eva Dunford have turned this into... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Seasonably funnyp.m. Darrin Davis leads a songwriting circle the last Thursday of every month a
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
p.m. Darrin Davis leads a songwriting circle the last Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Orillia Public Library. The Simcoe County Band plays the Sunday evening Aqua Theatre concert this week; Movies in the Park at the Aqua Theatre has Cool... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Reinstate grantsmore staff, more infrastructure requirements, and more tourists to help drive e
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
more staff, more infrastructure requirements, and more tourists to help drive economic benefits throughout Oro-Medonte and Simcoe County. Burl's Creek has long been a valuable part of Simcoe County, but Stan and Eva Dunford have turned this into... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Teaching certificate revokedwould reasonably be regarded by OCT members as 'disgraceful, dishonourable or u
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
would reasonably be regarded by OCT members as 'disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional', states the document. The Simcoe County District School Board did look into these allegations, completing an internal investigation, but has not shared... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Screwdriver stabbingspeople were stabbed with a screwdriver at a Cookstown plaza Tuesday night. Sou
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
people were stabbed with a screwdriver at a Cookstown plaza Tuesday night. South Simcoe police said two were examined by Simcoe County paramedics on-scene and were taken to hospital with puncture wounds and cuts, some to the face and head. A... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Let’s grow togetherevery aspect of life, and the work of Ambe Tigadaw is quickly becoming an impor
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
every aspect of life, and the work of Ambe Tigadaw is quickly becoming an important piece of the food-security puzzle in Simcoe County. Nakashuk encourages Indigenous community members to get involved by volunteering, attending workshops and... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
OMB decision has conditions for Burl’sOMB says no evidence was provided to contradict Burl’s Creek’s claims that ther
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
OMB says no evidence was provided to contradict Burl’s Creek’s claims that there are no reasonable alternative locations in Simcoe County for its events. And while the OMB report acknowledges the presence of noise from campgrounds, the complaints... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
OMB decision has conditions for Burl’sOMB says no evidence was provided to contradict Burl’s Creek’s claims that ther
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
OMB says no evidence was provided to contradict Burl’s Creek’s claims that there are no reasonable alternative locations in Simcoe County for its events. And while the OMB report acknowledges the presence of noise from campgrounds, the complaints... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Recent drowning highlights need for water safetywith.” Firefighters, police officers and Ontario Parks wardens recovered the b
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
with.” Firefighters, police officers and Ontario Parks wardens recovered the bodies of the two men from the water. Simcoe County paramedics attempted to revive the men with CPR and other life-saving measures, but failed, said Wasaga Fire... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
3HL forms a team for Simcoe Countya lot of people, small businesses were interested in bringing a team up there.”
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
a lot of people, small businesses were interested in bringing a team up there.” So they did. The league announced the Simcoe County Clippers would join the league’s expansion into four communities this season, alongside the Aurora Avalanche,... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Bracebridge: It’s where Santa spends his summersfound in one of the town's traps tested positive for the virus. It's the first
Chatham Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
found in one of the town's traps tested positive for the virus. It's the first confirmed evidence of West Nile in Simcoe County this year. Officials say people bitten by an infected mosquito could experience fever, muscle weakness and in... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Bracebridge: It’s where Santa spends his summersfound in one of the town's traps tested positive for the virus. It's the first
Sarnia Observer / Posted 8 days ago
found in one of the town's traps tested positive for the virus. It's the first confirmed evidence of West Nile in Simcoe County this year. Officials say people bitten by an infected mosquito could experience fever, muscle weakness and in... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Barrie legion runs lotteryorganizations hosting lotteries must donate a portion of proceeds to charities,
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
organizations hosting lotteries must donate a portion of proceeds to charities, so Gilda’s Club, the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Hospice Simcoe, the Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association, Ontario Special Olympics and the Canadian... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
'It was pretty devastating'said her team arrived on scene first and ended up transporting one of the men t
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 9 days ago
said her team arrived on scene first and ended up transporting one of the men to Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital with Simcoe County paramedics transporting the other man. Hassberger, who noted one of the two men is a Ramara Township volunteer... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
'It was pretty devastating'said her team arrived on scene first and ended up transporting one of the men t
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
said her team arrived on scene first and ended up transporting one of the men to Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital with Simcoe County paramedics transporting the other man. Hassberger, who noted one of the two men is a Ramara Township volunteer... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
County leads the way in tree plantingSimcoe County is leading the province in a rather enviable category. The count
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Simcoe County is leading the province in a rather enviable category. The county's ranked first in the large organization category of Ontario's Green Leaf Challenge, having planted 81,000 trees so far this year. Unveiled this spring, the Forests... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
County leads the way in tree plantingSimcoe County is leading the province in a rather enviable category. The count
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 9 days ago
Simcoe County is leading the province in a rather enviable category. The county's ranked first in the large organization category of Ontario's Green Leaf Challenge, having planted 81,000 trees so far this year. Unveiled this spring, the Forests... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Japanese students plan trek to Sunshine CityOntario remains compared to their Japanese homeland as they travel between the
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 10 days ago
Ontario remains compared to their Japanese homeland as they travel between the Greater Toronto Area/Niagara Falls and Simcoe County. During the home-stay portion of the program, the day is split into two distinct parts. Students take classes... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
West Nile-infected mosquitoes could be here tootrapped mosquitoes from Collingwood were the first laboratory-confirmed evidenc
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 10 days ago
trapped mosquitoes from Collingwood were the first laboratory-confirmed evidence of West Nile virus in neighbouring Simcoe County this year. Mosquitoes trapped in several other parts of Ontario, including Toronto, Peel Region, Halton and... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Homage Collectionadmires some of the detail and creativity found throughout the Donald A. Stuart
Barrie Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
admires some of the detail and creativity found throughout the Donald A. Stuart collection, which is on display at the Simcoe County Museum. Entitled the , a portion of the exhibit focuses on some of Canada’s most accomplished... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Hospital funding announcedwhat is the future for every part of the hospital and how do we see it serving
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 11 days ago
what is the future for every part of the hospital and how do we see it serving the needs for the community." The other Simcoe County hospitals receiving money as part of this funding announcement are Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre ($2.6... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Dog bites OPP officerimmediately after the attack, police said, and refused to co-operate in restrai
Barrie Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
immediately after the attack, police said, and refused to co-operate in restraining the animals – who were not injured. Simcoe County paramedics took the officer to hospital to be treated for a serious hand bite. An 81-year-old man was arrested... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Day program gets provincial boostSimcoe County staff are hopeful a small grant from the province can make a big
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 12 days ago
Simcoe County staff are hopeful a small grant from the province can make a big difference in the lives of seniors in one of its northern-most municipalities. Nearly $3,000 has been provided to Georgian Village's Adult Day Program in Penetanguishene.... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Day program gets provincial boostSimcoe County staff are hopeful a small grant from the province can make a big
Barrie Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Simcoe County staff are hopeful a small grant from the province can make a big difference in the lives of seniors in one of its northern-most municipalities. Nearly $3,000 has been provided to Georgian Village's Adult Day Program in Penetanguishene.... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
New Credit, OPSEU agreement 'historic'said in a prepared statement. Thomas pointed out that paramedics with Beausole
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
said in a prepared statement. Thomas pointed out that paramedics with Beausoleil first Nation on Christian Island in Simcoe County voted last week to join OPSEU. "We're proving ourselves the union of choice for Indigenous workers." Other... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Speeding scooterdriver had fallen off while trying to make a high-speed turn, and was injured.
Barrie Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
driver had fallen off while trying to make a high-speed turn, and was injured. She was taken to a local hospital by Simcoe County paramedics and treated for minor injuries. She was charged with impaired driving and driving with more than... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
No injuries after south-end firefirefighters quickly contained the blaze from spreading, although there was som
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
firefighters quickly contained the blaze from spreading, although there was some damage to the residence next door. Simcoe County paramedics were on scene to assess crews due to Friday's heat wave. Acting platoon chief Domenic Filippelli... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
An early portrait of CanadaFranklin later used many of these illustrations for his writings. The second o
Barrie Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
Franklin later used many of these illustrations for his writings. The second overland mission through what would become Simcoe County started after Franklin made his way north from York: "We next crossed Lake Ontario in a sailing boat, and came... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
An early portrait of CanadaFranklin later used many of these illustrations for his writings. The second o
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Franklin later used many of these illustrations for his writings. The second overland mission through what would become Simcoe County started after Franklin made his way north from York: "We next crossed Lake Ontario in a sailing boat, and came... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
St. John's-wort is one predictable plantof alvar plants had been delayed on a new alvar I found last winter, which I ca
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 15 days ago
of alvar plants had been delayed on a new alvar I found last winter, which I call Bowles Alvar, and studied this spring in Simcoe County. Water still covered the alvar through June, and now with the higher-than-normal rainfalls occurring into early... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
An early portrait of CanadaFranklin later used many of these illustrations for his writings. The second o
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 15 days ago
Franklin later used many of these illustrations for his writings. The second overland mission through what would become Simcoe County started after Franklin made his way north from York: "We next crossed Lake Ontario in a sailing boat, and came... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Making math funcomfortable with mathematics will open up future possibilities for them, said S
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 days ago
comfortable with mathematics will open up future possibilities for them, said Susan Michaud, vice-president of the Simcoe County Occasional Teachers, adding those in attendance teach kids from kindergarten to Grade 3. "If young students... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Making math funcomfortable with mathematics will open up future possibilities for them, said S
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
comfortable with mathematics will open up future possibilities for them, said Susan Michaud, vice-president of the Simcoe County Occasional Teachers, adding those in attendance teach kids from kindergarten to Grade 3. "If young students... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Rent cap moving inbuild." MoneySense magazine listed the average price of a two-bedroom unit in
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 days ago
build." MoneySense magazine listed the average price of a two-bedroom unit in Orillia at $963 per month, plus utilities. Simcoe County housing stats shared by Arfona Zwiers, director of social housing, show rent for two-bedroom units in Orillia... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Rama honours educatormission with the school board was to help Indigenous students celebrate their i
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 17 days ago
mission with the school board was to help Indigenous students celebrate their identities and be proud of who they are. The Simcoe County District School Board employee, who is currently on leave, feels she has achieved part of her goal, as... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Summer Company providing advicedirector of the City of Barrie's business development office, said the Small Bu
Barrie Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
director of the City of Barrie's business development office, said the Small Business Centre of Barrie, the YMCA, Simcoe County and Orillia are supporting nearly 20 young entrepreneurs in starting and running their own summer business... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Celebrating 150 years of Canada in Washagoare always a blast in Washago and this year was certainly no different. A full
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 20 days ago
are always a blast in Washago and this year was certainly no different. A full day of activities were found in the northern Simcoe County village, the highlight of which was a spectacular parade. Today was such a fun day! Washago does a great... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
A different sort of CAOServices Campus - to house new Barrie police headquarters, the Barrie Fire and
Barrie Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
Services Campus - to house new Barrie police headquarters, the Barrie Fire and Emergency Service training facility and a Simcoe County paramedics hub – in a still-to-be revealed location. Despite being on leave from council, Prowse said he's... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Three-vehicle collision on Fittonswhich was able to drive away from the scene. Eyewitnesses at the scene reported
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 23 days ago
which was able to drive away from the scene. Eyewitnesses at the scene reported one of the drivers was taken to hospital by Simcoe County paramedics with undisclosed injuries. Westmount was closed at Coldwater Road West and Fittons was closed at... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
The non-traditional road to graduationthe Orillia and North Simcoe Learning Centres held a combined graduation ceremo
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 23 days ago
the Orillia and North Simcoe Learning Centres held a combined graduation ceremony, ending the high school careers for 98 Simcoe County residents who weren't able to complete their high school education through the traditional model. For Nick... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Worker injuredcalled to a construction site at 7:30 a.m. to respond to a workplace accident.
Barrie Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
called to a construction site at 7:30 a.m. to respond to a workplace accident. Officers helped Innisfil firefighters and Simcoe County paramedics with the victim, then identified witnesses. Ontario's Labour Ministry is now investigating the... Read more
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