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Local centenarian who worked on the Avro Arrow pays visit to its replica

Local centenarian who worked on the Avro Arrow pays visit to its replica

104-year-old Gerald McCulloch brought his 1956 ID badge from Orenda Engines with him, just like he would have every day for work
About 96% of local COVID cases involve unvaccinated people

About 96% of local COVID cases involve unvaccinated people

'It’s important to note that almost a quarter of our population has yet to receive their first dose,' say region's medical officer of health
‘Ventilation is key’; Local CUPE members air back-to-school concerns

‘Ventilation is key’; Local CUPE members air back-to-school concerns

Simcoe Muskoka and Bruce Grey education workers met with union leadership today in Barrie to raise issues felt in local schools
'It's OK to not be OK': Tornado survivors offered help to deal with trauma

'It's OK to not be OK': Tornado survivors offered help to deal with trauma

'We know people heal best when they have connections and relationships,' says Waypoint pediatrician Dr. Rob Meeder
Province lends support to help Tempo Plastics expand <b>(11 photos)</b>

Province lends support to help Tempo Plastics expand (11 photos)

'What you’re doing here is not touching just lives in Barrie and Innisfil… but also Bradford, across the province, and Canada,' said MPP Andrea Khanjin
Eight new COVID cases reported in region Friday

Eight new COVID cases reported in region Friday

There are two new cases in Barrie and one new case in Essa today, the health unit reports
Innisfil artist hosting art auction to raise money for tornado victims

Innisfil artist hosting art auction to raise money for tornado victims

Local artist Maria Kelebeev said she was inspired to 'donate to the relief somehow' and came up with the idea of an auction of her art, slated for Sunday afternoon
Local education workers meeting today to plan for safe return to class in September

Local education workers meeting today to plan for safe return to class in September

Gathering includes reps from Simcoe County, Muskoka and Grey-Bruce; Health, safety and quality of education among priorities
Nurses Association calling for mandatory vaccinations for all health workers in Ontario

Nurses Association calling for mandatory vaccinations for all health workers in Ontario

Nurses group also argues that a challenge under Charter of Rights would not succeed
Ontario reports 192 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 192 new COVID cases Friday

Today's report also includes one new hospitalization, one death, and 147 recoveries