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Teacher facing child porn charges in B.C. lands job at area school

Teacher facing child porn charges in B.C. lands job at area school

School board confirms Darrell Gilkes, charged by the RCMP in 2022, is no longer teaching in Newmarket after an arrest warrant was issued May 13
Treasure Hunt program returning to Orillia this weekend

Treasure Hunt program returning to Orillia this weekend

Annual initiative to encourage reuse, recycling of large household items kicks off Saturday
LifeLabs employees back to work after ratifying new 3-year deal

LifeLabs employees back to work after ratifying new 3-year deal

'The employer may have deep pockets, but that’s no match for the collective power of organized workers,' says OPSEU president
Two suspects sought in early-morning assault in Orillia

Two suspects sought in early-morning assault in Orillia

Police say one person was assaulted at West and Calverley streets
Channel Cats show improvement at Spring Fling in Hamilton

Channel Cats show improvement at Spring Fling in Hamilton

Thirty-four members of Orillia club 'did a great job' at event at McMaster University, says coach
Daring treetop rescue: Injured seagull on the mend after becoming tangled in fishing line

Daring treetop rescue: Injured seagull on the mend after becoming tangled in fishing line

'It really does take a village of people who care to have a successful outcome like this,' said Speaking of Wildlife official after dramatic rescue at Couchiching Beach Park
'We need to do better': Orillia march calls for end to violence against women

'We need to do better': Orillia march calls for end to violence against women

'It's happening everywhere, and we all must stand up and demand the end of violence,' said the Green Haven Shelter for Women executive director
Ford asks feds to pause safe opioid supply programs

Ford asks feds to pause safe opioid supply programs

Province's position at odds with chief medical officer of health, who has called for expansion of safe supply as one tool to deal with opioid crisis
Webers adds cool addition with Baskin-Robbins ice cream

Webers adds cool addition with Baskin-Robbins ice cream

'It's just amazing'; Ice cream counter at Highway 11 burger joint opened last week
Buoy of buoy: Don't be a statistic. Wear a lifejacket while on the water

Buoy of buoy: Don't be a statistic. Wear a lifejacket while on the water

In 2023, 17 people who died while boating were not wearing a lifejacket, says OPP