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Forest fire smoke from the north affecting local air quality

Forest fire smoke from the north affecting local air quality

The conditions could continue into Monday
If you want a forest, start planting trees, local forester urges

If you want a forest, start planting trees, local forester urges

'It makes you feel good to see all the benefits trees are giving us,' says Brent Forbes of Somerville Seedlings that grows about three million trees each year
<b>COLUMN:</b> Do I really need to eat organic for my health?

COLUMN: Do I really need to eat organic for my health?

In her weekly column, nutritionist Nonie De Long takes a deeper look at the question of how organic foods can affect your health
Ontario reports 172 new COVID cases Sunday

Ontario reports 172 new COVID cases Sunday

Sunday's report includes 144 new recoveries
Ontario science experts hope for fewer runny nose disruptions when risk is low

Ontario science experts hope for fewer runny nose disruptions when risk is low

The runny nose will likely retain its power to turn school days and work schedules upside down in September
BEYOND LOCAL: With rising human drug use, a collateral rise of dogs ingesting cannabis and opioids

BEYOND LOCAL: With rising human drug use, a collateral rise of dogs ingesting cannabis and opioids

As recreational cannabis use increases, so has the number of calls regarding dogs who have accidentally consumed cannabis products
Poll finds most in favour of banning fireworks in Innisfil

Poll finds most in favour of banning fireworks in Innisfil

60 percent of poll respondents are in favour of banning fireworks in Innisfil
Good morning, Innisfil!

Good morning, Innisfil!

Take a moment to notice the beauty around you
BEYOND LOCAL: How to use therapeutic writing for empowerment without revisiting trauma

BEYOND LOCAL: How to use therapeutic writing for empowerment without revisiting trauma

We can put boundaries in place as we write, while attending to our emerging and vulnerable feelings to ensure emotional safety
Family raising money 'out of desperation' to move, support autistic son's college dream in Barrie

Family raising money 'out of desperation' to move, support autistic son's college dream in Barrie

'My dream is that one day there will be enough autism spectrum services for all adults who need it," says Leona Chilton