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Local environmental groups call on province to expand greenbelt to Simcoe County

Local environmental groups call on province to expand greenbelt to Simcoe County

'The sustainability of our farmland, significant wetlands, key shorelines and forests are threatened by the urbanization pressures,' official says
Lakehead University awarded funding to help reduce barriers to post-secondary education

Lakehead University awarded funding to help reduce barriers to post-secondary education

This funding supports experimentation and innovations in credit transfer processes, helps gauge the sector’s readiness for change, and identifies realistic models: officials
Trading cards stolen from Front Street business: OPP

Trading cards stolen from Front Street business: OPP

Police say the break and enter took place on Monday
Lighthouse clients and staff receive COVID-19 vaccine at mobile clinic

Lighthouse clients and staff receive COVID-19 vaccine at mobile clinic

'It’s a great example of teamwork and something that is necessary,' says Orillia Mayor of today's mobile clinic
Two Orillia residents among 85 new COVID cases reported in region today

Two Orillia residents among 85 new COVID cases reported in region today

There are now more than 1,100 active cases in the region - including two new cases in Oro-Medonte and one in Severn today
Orillia business owners stepping up to support locals during stay-at-home order

Orillia business owners stepping up to support locals during stay-at-home order

Local realtors giving away $100 gift cards to local restaurants, and Sweet Time Bake Shoppe is giving away some of its tasty treats during the stay-at-home order
Orillia mourns loss of Helen Macdonald, an 'amazing woman'

Orillia mourns loss of Helen Macdonald, an 'amazing woman'

Helen Macdonald was a long-time volunteer with many local charities and, until her final days, knitted bears that were sold to aid local causes
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Ontario ramps up vaccine rollout in hot spots in 114 'highly impacted' areas, including for those 18 and older

WATCH: Ontario ramps up vaccine rollout in hot spots in 114 'highly impacted' areas, including for those 18 and older

Mobile teams and pop-up clinics to begin targeting hot spots neighbourhoods, on-the-job clinics also in the works  
<b>LETTER:</b> MPP's 'half truths' unhelpful, says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition rep

LETTER: MPP's 'half truths' unhelpful, says Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition rep

Province's plan for Lake Simcoe 'a short-sighted and unimaginative economic development scheme that benefits developers and landowners,' says official
Ontario reports 3,670 new COVID cases Tuesday

Ontario reports 3,670 new COVID cases Tuesday

Today's update also includes 15 deaths, 2,573 recoveries and 124 new hospitalizations.