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Family 'heartbroken' after snowmobiling death of father of six

Family 'heartbroken' after snowmobiling death of father of six

More than $20,000 has been raised for the family of Bill Fournier, who died after his snowmobile plunged into Georgian Bay
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Feds deploying mobile health units to help Ontario in fight against COVID-19

WATCH: Feds deploying mobile health units to help Ontario in fight against COVID-19

MHUs will provide an additional 200 hospital beds in the GTA
Ontario reports 2,662 new COVID cases today

Ontario reports 2,662 new COVID cases today

Active cases, hospitalizations and weekly incidence rate are all trending downward based on provincial reporting
Theatre reserve established for new facility, with $2.5M to be contributed annually

Theatre reserve established for new facility, with $2.5M to be contributed annually

'It’s still part of a long-term vision for the downtown,' says councillor; Contributions to the fund will begin in 2022
Essa councillors 'bombarded' by calls about speeding, pedestrian safety in Angus

Essa councillors 'bombarded' by calls about speeding, pedestrian safety in Angus

Residents pushing for photo radar, but cost of developing software considered prohibitive for small municipality like Essa, says CAO
Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Pandemic's impact 'negligible' at Lake Simcoe airport, official says

Aircraft movements have decreased by around 35%, largely due to temporary closure of the flight school and decline in recreational flying, says airport manager
20 cm of snowfall possible today: Environment Canada

20 cm of snowfall possible today: Environment Canada

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways, and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow, Environment Canada says
Good morning, Barrie!

Good morning, Barrie!

Enjoy the day
Man who assaulted lacrosse referee in Orillia gets house arrest

Man who assaulted lacrosse referee in Orillia gets house arrest

Dwayne Palomaki will be under house arrest for nine months; Victim hopes it will be 'deterrent to others'
Skaters carve out little piece of paradise on community rinks <b>(4 photos)</b>

Skaters carve out little piece of paradise on community rinks (4 photos)

'We always had a rink down in front of the Barrie train station, near what is now Memorial Square,' recalls former mayor Janice Laking