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Nearly 300 people isolating due to school cases in Simcoe-Muskoka

Nearly 300 people isolating due to school cases in Simcoe-Muskoka

The health unit has contacted individuals who had 'high-risk exposure' to school-related cases to inform them they should self-isolate for 14 days
<b>TIP OF THE WEEK:</b> It's time for climate-friendly travel options

TIP OF THE WEEK: It's time for climate-friendly travel options

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The Fitzgeralds set to hit the Opera House stage this weekend

The Fitzgeralds set to hit the Opera House stage this weekend

Tickets still available for two Saturday performances that will be capped to 50 people and feature other COVID-19 precautions
Mason Ainsworth eyes federal Conservative nomination

Mason Ainsworth eyes federal Conservative nomination

Orillia councillor hopes to replace Stanton; 'It’s always been a passion of mine to serve the public ... and this is a way for me to do that on a larger scale,' he says
Orillia Lakers set to offer pandemic-proof training program

Orillia Lakers set to offer pandemic-proof training program

Training pods will consist of up to 18 athletes of similar skill level that will meet weekly and focus on skills and development; Deadline to register is Thursday
Lakehead set to launch Equity, Inclusion, Diversity Action Plan

Lakehead set to launch Equity, Inclusion, Diversity Action Plan

'This action plan represents a commitment to building and fostering a university where we can live, learn, and work in an environment that is equitable and inclusive for all'
Police shut down major marijuana grow-op in Midland

Police shut down major marijuana grow-op in Midland

Officers located 10,000 growing cannabis plants,' OPP officer says of Midland drug bust at vacant factory
Old BiWay roaring back to life as artists' studio <b>(4 photos)</b>

Old BiWay roaring back to life as artists' studio (4 photos)

Creative Nomad Studios is set to open next month after lengthy reclamation project; 'It’s already a community effort and I love that,' says entrepreneur/artist
Severn woman among 12 new COVID cases in region today

Severn woman among 12 new COVID cases in region today

The Severn Township woman, between 45 and 64 years old, is the first case reported in the township since July 27
Overdose-related deaths have risen 34% this year, say OPP

Overdose-related deaths have risen 34% this year, say OPP

'One person is dying every 4.7 hours in Ontario from opioids,' says OPP commissioner, who pledges to 'continue to pursue' those trafficking harmful drugs