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On eve of province-wide cannabis shop closures, patrons flock to One Plant

On eve of province-wide cannabis shop closures, patrons flock to One Plant

Retail cannabis shop to close its doors Saturday night after provincial decree; 'Nobody saw this coming,' said store manager
Local businesses using technology to help people stay fit, healthy

Local businesses using technology to help people stay fit, healthy

Lake Country Physiotherapy and CrossFit Orillia adapting; 'In CrossFit we say we are preparing you for the unknowable and that’s exactly what we are dealing with'
Gateway agrees to extend benefits of Casino Rama employees

Gateway agrees to extend benefits of Casino Rama employees

'This will help ensure our impacted employees do not have to worry about such things as essential medications and urgent care needs,' says internal memo
Orillia mayor urges people to take care of one another amid pandemic

Orillia mayor urges people to take care of one another amid pandemic

'It's OK not to be OK,' says mayor, who applauds provincial funding for mental-health supports put in place to help during the pandemic
Student voices heard as Lakehead launches COVID-19 relief fund

Student voices heard as Lakehead launches COVID-19 relief fund

Fund, which was at $34,000 as of Friday afternoon, was requested by students; I really have to thank the students who pushed for this to happen,' says local student
The CPR Jr. was a popular attraction behind The Pav in the 1950s

The CPR Jr. was a popular attraction behind The Pav in the 1950s

Electric train, with three cars and seating for 36, was operated by the Couchiching Park Railway at the foot of Jarvis Street
375 more COVID-19 cases in province today, death toll nears 100

375 more COVID-19 cases in province today, death toll nears 100

There are 36 outbreaks reported in long-term care homes in Ontario
Bradford woman with COVID-19 taken off ventilator

Bradford woman with COVID-19 taken off ventilator

Young mother of twins who contracted COVID-19 through community transmission is ‘doing great’ her mother says
Matchedash Street re-opened, but only to one-way traffic

Matchedash Street re-opened, but only to one-way traffic

With second phase of Front Street reconstruction project underway, re-opening is meant to help alleviate traffic in that part of downtown
Take a break from COVID-19 and fix your eyes on the skies

Take a break from COVID-19 and fix your eyes on the skies

You don't need special equipment to enjoy the night sky and our amateur astronomer has a few suggestions for you for this month