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COLUMN: Reporter's family forever changed by death of 'fur baby'

COLUMN: Reporter's family forever changed by death of 'fur baby'

'When his 'little sisters came along,' he stepped up and did what all big brothers do: he protected them,' reporter says of beloved Reese
Want to better appreciate Canada? Pick up Road Trip Guy's latest work

Want to better appreciate Canada? Pick up Road Trip Guy's latest work

Gilford author Eric Whitehead’s 20th publication, Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast, explores Ontario, Quebec and several other provinces
The average Innisfil home sold for almost $900K in May, realtors say

The average Innisfil home sold for almost $900K in May, realtors say

'The increase in active listings provides more options for buyers, and we anticipate a balanced market as we move forward,' BDAR chair says of latest monthly data
New funding supports students transferring to Georgian College

New funding supports students transferring to Georgian College

'We are always striving to make our students’ transitions to college life as straightforward and supported as possible,' says Georgian president
Group opposing waterfront sports field hitting the pavement

Group opposing waterfront sports field hitting the pavement

'We’re hoping that perhaps over the summer, the mayor and council will have a change of heart and choose a separate location,' says Arnie Ivsins
'Anti-Zionist' event at Barrie library raises ire of Jewish community

'Anti-Zionist' event at Barrie library raises ire of Jewish community

'The point is in all of this … is we are Canadians. We are not part of the war cabinet in Israel. We are not citizens of Israel,' says Am Shalom official
Woman, 93, pleads guilty in crash that seriously injured CTV reporter

Woman, 93, pleads guilty in crash that seriously injured CTV reporter

Woman who struck Stephanie Villella in March 2023 crash turned in her licence and will no longer be driving
AI is encouraging new, slicker scams 'every day,' says OPP

AI is encouraging new, slicker scams 'every day,' says OPP

'Sadly, with the advancements in artificial intelligence, it helps the people perpetuating these scams,' constable says
Smitty's Furniture marks 'warm and welcoming' return to Barrie

Smitty's Furniture marks 'warm and welcoming' return to Barrie

The company, which previously operated in the city from 1991 to 2008, opens new Bryne Drive store
'Dangerously hot and humid' conditions expected: Environment Canada

'Dangerously hot and humid' conditions expected: Environment Canada

Daytime highs are expected to be 30 to 35 degrees Celsius with humidex values of 40 to 45. There will be little relief through the overnight as lows are expected to be 20 to 23 degrees Celsius with humidex values of 26 to 30, Environment Canada says