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Ontario confirms 409 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 409 new COVID cases today

There are currently more than 50,000 tests awaiting results in the province
Simcoe-Grey MPP announces he won't seek re-election

Simcoe-Grey MPP announces he won't seek re-election

Jim Wilson has been in office since 1990
Oro-Medonte company nets national honour for pandemic work

Oro-Medonte company nets national honour for pandemic work

'We are very proud and delighted to be recognized on a national platform for our response to the COVID-19 Pandemic,' said MPC official
Dead cormorants dumped alongside city street

Dead cormorants dumped alongside city street

Resident came across the dead birds on Forest Avenue three days after hunting season started; ministry is looking into incident
Parent presses province for answers on school-bus cleaning during COVID

Parent presses province for answers on school-bus cleaning during COVID

‘Two cleanings per day is not safe enough for our children,’ says local parent; MPP says it's up to school boards and bus operators to enforce the rules
'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

"We're on the brink of a fall that could be much worse than the spring," Trudeau said in yesterday's address to the nation
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Happiness multiplies when you share it
Simcoe region pharmacies not included in first phase of COVID-19 testing

Simcoe region pharmacies not included in first phase of COVID-19 testing

Up to 60 pharmacies in Toronto, Ottawa regions to offer testing Friday, with more to be announced in coming weeks
Rotary Place opens only one rink as pandemic keeps players on ice

Rotary Place opens only one rink as pandemic keeps players on ice

'It’s going to be a totally different season than what we are used to but we are trying to keep it as normal as possible,' says local hockey official
Opera House awash in red for local artists impacted by COVID

Opera House awash in red for local artists impacted by COVID

Despite the ongoing pandemic, there is much to see and do on the menu locally, says arts and entertainment columnist