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Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Aircraft movements have decreased by around 35%, largely due to temporary closure of the flight school and decline in recreational flying, says airport manager
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20 cm of snowfall possible by Saturday morning: Environment Canada

20 cm of snowfall possible by Saturday morning: Environment Canada

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations, Environment Canada says
Man who assaulted lacrosse referee in Orillia gets house arrest

Man who assaulted lacrosse referee in Orillia gets house arrest

Dwayne Palomaki will be under house arrest for nine months; Victim, who serves as referee-in-chief for Orillia Minor Lacrosse, hopes it will be 'deterrent to others'
Six more residents at Barrie home succumb to COVID-19

Six more residents at Barrie home succumb to COVID-19

Death toll has risent to 25; There are 122 residents and 74 staff/team members confirmed to have the virus at Roberta Place
Orillia driver facing impaired charge after two-vehicle crash

Orillia driver facing impaired charge after two-vehicle crash

The 29-year-old male was arrested with impaired driving after an investigation, OPP say
Local help, not the military, is best for Roberta Place: Minister

Local help, not the military, is best for Roberta Place: Minister

'Ultimately, the community spread is the biggest threat to long-term care staff and homes, so everyone has a role to play,' says Dr. Fullerton
Employers can't force workers to get vaccine: Expert

Employers can't force workers to get vaccine: Expert

'If risk in the workplace is high and levels of community spread of COVID-19 are high, employers may ask unvaccinated workers to go on leave,' says expert
Vulnerable residents of Rama have received first dose of vaccine

Vulnerable residents of Rama have received first dose of vaccine

There have been five COVID cases in Rama First Nation since the pandemic began - none in more than two months, says chief
Cocaine seized after traffic stop on Matchedash Street

Cocaine seized after traffic stop on Matchedash Street

The 41-year-old faces multiple charges including possession and trafficking of cocaine and driving while under suspension