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CFSSC Provides Free Walk-in Counselling Clinics in Simcoe County

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County is now offering free single session counselling on a drop-in basis, providing quick access to support for individuals, couples and families, with no pre-registration required. Quick Access Mental Health Walk-In counselling for immediate mental health issues is

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Orangeville Paramedics’ Call to Police Results in Impaired Driving Charge

Orangeville Police Service has arrested and charged a 36-year-old Orangeville man with Impaired Driving after police were contacted by Paramedics who were concerned for the well-being of an unresponsive male in a vehicle Sunday night. On Sunday, July 23, 2017,

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How to Keep Your Loved Ones Safe When Treating Pets for Fleas and Ticks

Family pets or companion animals can sometimes bring unwanted pests, such as fleas and ticks, into your home. These bugs can be more than just an annoyance. Flea saliva can cause allergic reactions in both people and animals, and some

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Muskoka Ribfest a Finger-Lickin’ Success

Despite plenty of rain so far this summer, the sun came out for all three days at Muskoka Ribfest. With amazing music, mouth-watering ribs, a beer tent and shopping with all the vendors, the festival was a resounding success this

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Orangeville Man Charged With Drinking and Driving In Collingwood

Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP charged a male driver with drinking and driving on Saturday night in Collingwood. On July 22, 2017 at 10:30pm, police received a traffic complaint in regards to a possible impaired driver going westbound on

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Fall From A Cliff At Eugenia Falls Conservation Area Claims The Life Of An Orillia Man

On July 23, 2017 at 6:40 p.m., Grey County OPP, together with Grey County EMS, Grey Highlands Fire Department and the Blue Mountains Fire Department, attended the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area located off of Grey Rd. 13 in the Municipality

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OPP Investigate Serious Collision On Horseshoe Hill Road

On Sunday July 23, 2017 at 4:20 pm, Caledon OPP were called to a collision on Horseshoe Hill Road between Escarpment Side Road and Charleston Sideroad. The collision involved two vehicles, a white 2003 Ford Explorer travelling northbound and a

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Year Long Project results in Nearly Three Million Dollars of Drugs Seized

Peel Regional Police have completed a joint investigation that has resulted in the arrest of sixteen individuals, the seizure of a firearm, a quantity of drugs with a street value of nearly three million dollars, and a large quantity of Canadian

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OPP remind motorists to expect the unexpected & be patient & prepared when travelling

Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Vince Hawkes acknowledged the aggravation and stress experienced by motorists stranded in the hours-long Highway 400 closure yesterday July 20, following a collision north of Canal Road between a car and a tractor trailer that leaked

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Dollarama Recalls Jump Ropes

Got these at the house or cottage? This recall involves Jump ropes with plastic handles sold in packages of two and offered in two colour combinations: blue and purple, or pink and yellow. Product number 14-3036420 can be found on

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No Injuries as Plane Misses Runway At Edenvale Airport

On July 20, 2017, shortly before 2 p.m., members of the Huronia West OPP, Clearview Fire Department and Simcoe County Paramedic Service responded to a report that a plane had landed off the run way at the Edenvale Airport. An

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Rainfall Warning in Effect for Toronto Area

Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning in effect for the following areas: City of Toronto Vaughan – Richmond Hill – Markham Mississauga – Brampton A cluster of showers and thunderstorms is moving eastward across the regions. Rainfall amounts of

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Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit Issues A Swim Advisory for Washago Centenial Beach

This is not an uncommon occurrence due to extreme heat and humid temps that we have experienced over the course of the summer and then the rainfall over the weekend. Swimming lessons will continue as scheduled with modifications to avoid

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South Simcoe Police Investigate Structure Fire in Innisfil

On July 18th, 2017 South Simcoe Police and Innisfil Fire were called to a Gilford address for a structure fire shortly after 12:30 p.m. The structure was an old farm house and there were no occupants inside at the time

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OSMH Greatly Reduces MRI Wait Times

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) has made a significant achievement in the past year of reducing the wait times for patients requiring MRIs. “At one point, our wait time was around 140 days. Far above the 28 day provincial target,”

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