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New virtual run to benefit local Big Brothers Big Sisters

New virtual run to benefit local Big Brothers Big Sisters

Run or Walk to Ignite Potential will run through the month of February as group looks to rise to challenge of pandemic's 'profound impact'
SIU finds no basis to lay charges related to Midland woman's arrest

SIU finds no basis to lay charges related to Midland woman's arrest

Woman claimed to have suffered broken arm during arrest last fall in wake of OPP investigation of domestic dispute-related call
Ontario reports 1,670 new COVID cases Wednesday

Ontario reports 1,670 new COVID cases Wednesday

The number of active cases continues to decrease with 21,932 now reported in Ontario
LETTER: Alliance to End Homelessness calls for more affordable housing

LETTER: Alliance to End Homelessness calls for more affordable housing

'We also need to continue to make sure the supports we offer honour and promote autonomy, dignity, self-determination, and social inclusion'
Local man sculpts epic backyard dragon, ice castle (5 photos)

Local man sculpts epic backyard dragon, ice castle (5 photos)

Pat Brodeur takes ice-castle building to the next level; 'Every castle needs a dragon,' he says
Paramedicine program receives nearly $500K funding windfall

Paramedicine program receives nearly $500K funding windfall

Funding will be used to expand program in Orillia area, as well as continue wellness clinics in homeless shelters and swab/vaccine support programs
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Good Morning, Orillia!

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'More robust' testing for UK variant needed to show community spread: Gardner

'More robust' testing for UK variant needed to show community spread: Gardner

'The ideal would be to test every sample,' says local medical officer of health
County to spend $5.5M to build temporary waste transfer site in Oro-Medonte

County to spend $5.5M to build temporary waste transfer site in Oro-Medonte

'There is a lack of private transfer capacity (locally), which is why we have moved to the ERRC (model),' says official noting delays related to ERRC at root of problem
TIP OF THE WEEK: Cure for cabin fever as simple as child's play

TIP OF THE WEEK: Cure for cabin fever as simple as child's play

Sustainable play is a celebration of our natural landscape in ways that are whimsical and fun without negatively impacting the ecosystem where we live