Skip to content

Local News

Man accused of historic Barrie murder makes brief court appearance

Man accused of historic Barrie murder makes brief court appearance

Robert Bruce MacQueen, who is also known as 'Bruce Ellis', scheduled to be back in court Jan. 28
Lakehead event this Sunday highlights legacy of Fab Four

Lakehead event this Sunday highlights legacy of Fab Four

Virtual event includes access to The Beatles in India documentary, live lecture/concert with musicologist
City staff issued 'temporary suspensions' amid lockdown

City staff issued 'temporary suspensions' amid lockdown

Temporary suspensions of employment were issued in December and January, says city official
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Every day is a fresh beginning
Snow squall watch in effect: Environment Canada

Snow squall watch in effect: Environment Canada

Up to 15 cm of new snowfall will be possible under these snow squalls before they move south of the area this evening, Environment Canada says
Students adjusting to virtual campus life at Orillia's Georgian College

Students adjusting to virtual campus life at Orillia's Georgian College

'The life on campus was amazing before - the energy, the people you see, the events and activities. It’s all so different now with it all being moved online,' said student
Newcomer to Orillia finding a way to make her mark amid pandemic

Newcomer to Orillia finding a way to make her mark amid pandemic

Despite a lockdown and stay-at-home orders, local creatives are getting creative to keep working, says arts and entertainment columnist
There is evidence 'tenacious' COVID variant has reached region: official

There is evidence 'tenacious' COVID variant has reached region: official

'Seeing it spread in this facility this quickly is a concern,' says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health; Death toll at Barrie facility has risen to 19
<b>BREAKING NEWS:</b> Simcoe County students won't be going back to school Monday

BREAKING NEWS: Simcoe County students won't be going back to school Monday

Some students in the province will be returning to classrooms, but it will remain virtual-only in our region
Lakehead launches program recognizing cultural intelligence

Lakehead launches program recognizing cultural intelligence

The LGC is earned at no cost to the student and is completed during their undergraduate or graduate studies