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Oro-Medonte company lands $2.9M in funding for expansion plans

Oro-Medonte company lands $2.9M in funding for expansion plans

Cash will be used to expand Molded Precision Components' production facility by 45,000 square feet, purchase new systems
Ontario confirms 102 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 102 new COVID cases today

There are now 1,400 active lab-confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Ontario
Four new COVID cases in county today, including one in Barrie

Four new COVID cases in county today, including one in Barrie

Other new cases are being reported in Bradford, Penetanguishene, and Innisfil
Ontario confirms 111 new cases of COVID-19 today

Ontario confirms 111 new cases of COVID-19 today

This is the lowest number of new cases reported in July so far
Top doc says masks here to stay through 2021

Top doc says masks here to stay through 2021

Masks will be necessary COVID-19 precautions until a vaccine is distributed to the masses, says Dr. Charles Gardner
Stage 3 limits still handcuff Barrie restaurant owner

Stage 3 limits still handcuff Barrie restaurant owner

Province allowing up to 50 people for indoor gatherings and events, but that's a little more than 10% of the seating capacity at Donaleigh's
Long-term care facilities need to be overhauled, says carpenters' council

Long-term care facilities need to be overhauled, says carpenters' council

Facilities need room renovations, upgraded building systems to control infection spread
Stage 3: What can open, what can't

Stage 3: What can open, what can't

Playgrounds, libraries, gyms can all reopen with some restrictions
Phase 3 openings make masks vital, says region's top doc

Phase 3 openings make masks vital, says region's top doc

'Our strongest argument is that we are opening up the economy … as we lift restrictions, there are more opportunities for transmission,' says official
<b>WATCH:</b> Most of the province to enter Phase 3 on Friday

WATCH: Most of the province to enter Phase 3 on Friday

New limits allow up to 100 people to gather outdoors and up to 50 indoors in regions entering Phase 3