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Ontario extends emergency order to April 13

Ontario extends emergency order to April 13

Closes all outdoor recreational amenities across province
Low-wage workers will feel economic brunt of virus spread

Low-wage workers will feel economic brunt of virus spread

Conference Board expects weakest year for growth since 2008 crash
Out-of-work mom, daughter getting creative to aid OSMH

Out-of-work mom, daughter getting creative to aid OSMH

Rachel Castellano has designed T-shirts to raise money for front-line workers; 'I thought I need to try and do something to help and it just kind of came to me'
Nursing home staff, health unit working to keep deadly virus out

Nursing home staff, health unit working to keep deadly virus out

'What disturbs me and concerns me is the likelihood of having a severe outcome, the likelihood of having deaths,' said Dr. Charles Gardner, region's top doc
County, health unit asking for donations of protective equipment, supplies

County, health unit asking for donations of protective equipment, supplies

' If you can, please donate PPE to keep these amazing people healthy and safe,' urged warden of Simcoe County
Beloved Orillia couple died days apart, victims of COVID-19

Beloved Orillia couple died days apart, victims of COVID-19

Elizabeth and Lyle Fox are being remembered by family and wide 'circle of friends'; Daughter pleads with people to take COVID-19 seriously and heed warnings
Great Easter Egg Hunt cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Great Easter Egg Hunt cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Event was to take place April 11
Province to expand Ontario Works eligibility in light of COVID-19

Province to expand Ontario Works eligibility in light of COVID-19

Province pumping $52 million into Ontario Works, which provides financial support to people facing economic hardship and helps with basic needs such as food and rent
Thieves steal five snowmobiles in three separate incidents

Thieves steal five snowmobiles in three separate incidents

Two sleds were stolen from Harvie Settlement Road, two from West Street South and one from Ramara residences over span of three days
Orillia man dies at OSMH as a result of COVID-19

Orillia man dies at OSMH as a result of COVID-19

Orillia man was in his 80s and had not travelled or been associated with anyone who travelled