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Public feedback encouraged on 'exciting' waterfront plans

Public feedback encouraged on 'exciting' waterfront plans

'I believe it’s time for change. If we create a neighbourhood down there, it’s better for everyone,' says councillor; You can provide input until April 18
Local lung transplant survivor urges people to donate organs

Local lung transplant survivor urges people to donate organs

While pandemic has cancelled several Organ Donor Awareness Month events, message is as important as ever, says Orillia woman
Cases from 'bush party' outbreak in Grey Bruce spill into Simcoe County

Cases from 'bush party' outbreak in Grey Bruce spill into Simcoe County

Medical officer of health, Dr. Arra, has declared a 'community outbreak' in eastern Grey County with 21 confirmed COVID cases linked
OHL return would be 'irresponsible' with COVID numbers rising: Official <b>(update)</b>

OHL return would be 'irresponsible' with COVID numbers rising: Official (update)

The format for a potential return also remains up in the air at this point
<b>LETTER:</b> Citizen 'floored' by generosity of local contractor

LETTER: Citizen 'floored' by generosity of local contractor

Man donates his expertise to local senior in need, which is a reminder that 'there are good people in this world,' says letter writer
New VP will be based at Orillia's Lakehead campus

New VP will be based at Orillia's Lakehead campus

Michael den Haan brings 25 years of experience in fundraising, donor, alumni and volunteer engagement, communications, governance, and external relations to the role
Police will be educating public, enforcing rules at Barrie rally: chief

Police will be educating public, enforcing rules at Barrie rally: chief

'We will be taking a higher level of enforcement than we did in the previous protests. We do have significant resources to be able to respond to this,' chief says
COVID-19 situation in Ontario described as 'dire,' cabinet debates new restrictions

COVID-19 situation in Ontario described as 'dire,' cabinet debates new restrictions

Solicitor General Sylvia Jones would not say what measures the cabinet would consider or if a curfew would be among them
Health unit reports 132 new COVID cases today, including 5 in Orillia

Health unit reports 132 new COVID cases today, including 5 in Orillia

There are also five new cases in Oro-Medonte and one in Severn; Officials say there are 39 people from Simcoe County in local hospitals due to COVID-19
<updated>WATCH:</updated>&nbsp;'Situation is dire,' Ontario's new COVID-19 seven-day average has jumped 36% since last week

WATCH: 'Situation is dire,' Ontario's new COVID-19 seven-day average has jumped 36% since last week

Watch the livestream feed of the press conference here