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Georgian College extends remote learning for most programs until early March

Georgian College extends remote learning for most programs until early March

'After careful thought and in the best interest of our students, we decided to stay the course with our current delivery plans until after Study Week,' says president
New flower shop looks to blossom in downtown Orillia

New flower shop looks to blossom in downtown Orillia

'Our customers are super happy we are here and they are saying Orillia kind of needed this. It’s been going really well,' says co-owner of Florillia Floral Design
Health unit reports 362 new COVID cases, one new hospitalization today

Health unit reports 362 new COVID cases, one new hospitalization today

The region's hospitals are nearly at capacity for acute care beds occupied by patients with and without COVID, officials warn
Orillia Warming Centre keeping vulnerable citizens out of the cold

Orillia Warming Centre keeping vulnerable citizens out of the cold

'People can literally freeze and die in the cold, so this really is a vital service,' says coordinator of Orillia Warming Centre
Extreme cold warning in effect: Environment Canada

Extreme cold warning in effect: Environment Canada

Wind chill of -30 to -35 expected
Ontario looks to update COVID death reporting, distinguish 'for' and 'with' virus

Ontario looks to update COVID death reporting, distinguish 'for' and 'with' virus

'It may be that some of these deaths are incidentally correlated to COVID-19,' says Ontario's top doctor
Orillia Public Library, City Centre open as warming centres

Orillia Public Library, City Centre open as warming centres

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there may be limited capacity, officials warn
Statistics paint grim portrait of careless snowmobiling: OPP

Statistics paint grim portrait of careless snowmobiling: OPP

'Snowmobile Safety Week is a reminder that it takes awareness, preparation and precaution to snowmobile safely,' says Solicitor General
421 patients in Ontario ICUs because of COVID, testing captures 10,964 new cases

421 patients in Ontario ICUs because of COVID, testing captures 10,964 new cases

Approximately 2,000 people are currently hospitalized because of COVID-19
Heavy police presence in Collingwood this morning; OPP mum on details

Heavy police presence in Collingwood this morning; OPP mum on details

There will be an ongoing investigation over the next few days, report OPP