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Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

Officers will no longer have the right to stop pedestrians or drivers to ask why they are out or request their home address, Solicitor General says
Georgian Bay and the problem with floating dock foam explained

Georgian Bay and the problem with floating dock foam explained

Province may pass new bill to tackle persistent problem of dock foam pollution in cottage country’s waters, including Georgian Bay
Madison Mueller's new single Sweet Bitterness set for April 28 release

Madison Mueller's new single Sweet Bitterness set for April 28 release

Written while Mueller was in a 'winter funk,' new song encapsulates lack of motivation, longing for happier times, and overall need for escape
Have your say about reducing energy and greenhouse gases in Barrie

Have your say about reducing energy and greenhouse gases in Barrie

City hosting public engagement meeting on April 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Eight people ticketed by Barrie police at downtown 'freedom rally' <b>(6 photos)</b>

Eight people ticketed by Barrie police at downtown 'freedom rally' (6 photos)

Federal party leader Maxime Bernier compares current lockdown measures as being akin to communist China
UPDATE: Province backtracks on playground closures

UPDATE: Province backtracks on playground closures

'Excellent decision,' says Barrie mayor. 'Thank you for rethinking this, Premier. Play safe everyone!'
Barrie, South Simcoe police not exercising new authority to randomly stop cars

Barrie, South Simcoe police not exercising new authority to randomly stop cars

'Our officers will not be conducting ‘spot checks’ on vehicles or individuals,' Barrie police announced
Supertramp tribute show to raise money for Kiwanis Club of Barrie

Supertramp tribute show to raise money for Kiwanis Club of Barrie

Socially distanced drive-in concert to take place Sept. 11
Limiting lead-footed drivers on council's agenda again Monday night

Limiting lead-footed drivers on council's agenda again Monday night

'People who abide by the speed limit now, will continue to do so. But I don’t see how lowering it more will suddenly make those who speed, stop speeding,' says Coun. Natalie Harris
Hundreds attend 'freedom rally' in downtown Barrie to hear Bernier speak <b>(5 photos)</b>

Hundreds attend 'freedom rally' in downtown Barrie to hear Bernier speak (5 photos)

Police estimated crowd at Dunlop Street square at between 400 and 500 people