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Country music, Steampunk, arts, theatre ... Don't leave town this weekend!

Country music, Steampunk, arts, theatre ... Don't leave town this weekend!

Our arts and entertainment columnist provides details of a jam-packed calendar full of interesting and engaging events and activities in the region
Police release name of Ramara man killed in plane crash

Police release name of Ramara man killed in plane crash

Jeff Mavor, 44, was piloting a float plane that crashed Monday; 'The family is reeling,' said family friend, noting they are 'fantastic people'
Nine years and more than $1M later, waste facility plans stalled over location

Nine years and more than $1M later, waste facility plans stalled over location

'We fundamentally object to putting a waste processing complex in the middle of a significant woodland and wildlife habitat,' says lawyer for Friends of Simcoe Forests
<b>CANADA:</b> RCMP believe they have found bodies of B.C. fugitives

CANADA: RCMP believe they have found bodies of B.C. fugitives

Remains of accused located 8 km from burned vehicle near Gillam, Man.
Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition calls for better protection of natural environment

Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition calls for better protection of natural environment

'Each day that goes by that we dig and pave, we threaten our water, our climate, our biodiversity and our very survival,' says official
Guelph police captured a killer with assistance from expert in Orillia

Guelph police captured a killer with assistance from expert in Orillia

Forensic analyst at GHQ was able to reconstruct GPS data from car to help prove man's guilt
Solidarity Rally for Casino Rama employees to be held Thursday

Solidarity Rally for Casino Rama employees to be held Thursday

Unifor national president Jerry Dias will be in town; 'Casino privatization has proven to be a bust for the people of Orillia and Central Ontario' said Dias
Man nabbed trying to flee in kayak, faces multiple charges

Man nabbed trying to flee in kayak, faces multiple charges

Suspect targeted numerous cottages in the area, say OPP; Cornwall man remains in custody pending Aug. 9 court date
Brechin man will carry People's Party banner in local riding

Brechin man will carry People's Party banner in local riding

David Patterson will represent the party in Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte; 'Race, religion and culture will not play a part in this election for us,' he says
Library event will honour legacy of British Home Children

Library event will honour legacy of British Home Children

More than 118,000 children were brought to Canada as indentured servants; Their contributions will be celebrated Saturday with exhibits, art and music