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Scratch ticket win was 'surprising and surreal,' says Barrie man

Scratch ticket win was 'surprising and surreal,' says Barrie man

Winning $300,000 ticket was purchased at Big Bay Point Variety on Yonge Street
Township wants out of conservation authority, calling services redundant

Township wants out of conservation authority, calling services redundant

'We no longer need them to protect Lake Simcoe and to protect the watershed,' Ramara mayor says of Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
Program launched to help give victims of sexual violence confidence and justice

Program launched to help give victims of sexual violence confidence and justice

Canadian Framework for Collaborative Police Response on Sexual Violence was revealed today
Barrie-based cannabis company taking root Down Under

Barrie-based cannabis company taking root Down Under

MediPharm Labs receives state licences in Australia to store, test and supply cannabis for research purposes at a new facility in Wonthaggi
Museum's Victorian Christmas will take you back to 'simpler time'

Museum's Victorian Christmas will take you back to 'simpler time'

'The Victorian era is not only when a lot of the traditions we know now began, but also was when being family meant more than purchasing gifts.,' says museum's events programmer
Canadian Mental Health Association suspends Orillia's safe bed program

Canadian Mental Health Association suspends Orillia's safe bed program

Officials say temporary hiatus is necessary while 'transitional plan' and 'internal assessment' is carried out; For now, three Orillia beds are unused
From bird counts to fun in the snow, NVCA offering camps for kids in the new year

From bird counts to fun in the snow, NVCA offering camps for kids in the new year

Christmas Bird Count for Kids will be held Jan. 3 at Tiffin Conservation Area with volunteers from Nature Barrie
New Wasaga Beach casino expected to open in late 2021

New Wasaga Beach casino expected to open in late 2021

Groundbreaking on Wasaga Beach facility expected in 2020
Barrie trustee elected chair of Catholic school board

Barrie trustee elected chair of Catholic school board

Newcomer Joe Zerdin says 'it's a true honour to be elected' as board's chair; Vice-chair Peter Fracassi vows to be a 'community advocate'
Dellandrea sparks Flint victory over Colts with 4-point night

Dellandrea sparks Flint victory over Colts with 4-point night

Barrie falls 5-2 to the Firebirds to open three-game weekend; Foerster and Pekar score for the Colts