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Caledon OPP Arrest Two Men in Connection with Wednesday Shooting

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with the shooting that took place Wednesday in the Caledon area. Just after 12 a.m. on August 16, 2017, Caledon OPP officers responded to a shooting near Highway 10 and Old

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DNA Evidence Helps Police Catch Suspect from 2011 Armed Robbery

On November 7, 2011, just after midnight, a lone male suspect wearing a balaclava entered the Country Style Donuts on Holland Street West in Bradford. He pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded cash. He then fled the store. During the

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Commuters Will Have More Train and Bus Service Across the GO Network

Ontario is increasing GO train and bus service across the network to help manage congestion and provide convenient and frequent service for commuters and families. Effective September 2, 2017, Ontario will introduce more peak period GO train service on the

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Teen Who Drowned On School Trip At Algonquin Park Didn’t Pass Swim Test

As the OPP and the Office of the Chief Coroner continue their investigations into the tragic drowning of Jeremiah Perry in Algonquin Park, so too does the Toronto District School Board. As part of the TDSB’s ongoing investigation, they are

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Caledon OPP Remind Cyclists of Safety Tips after Collision Between Bike and Car

Police are seizing the opportunity to remind cyclists of safe bicycle operation after a boy was sent to hospital with minor injuries following a collision with a car. Shortly before 5 p.m. on August 15, 2017, Caledon OPP were called

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Caledon OPP Lay Charges on Man Riding Stolen Motorcycle

A Caledon man is facing multiple charges after being pulled over by police while riding a stolen motorcycle. Just after 7 a.m. on Friday, August 11, 2017, a Caledon OPP officer noticed a green motorcycle with a stolen licence plate

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YRT/Viva Service Changes to Take Effect September 3rd

YRT/Viva service changes will take effect on Sunday, September 3, 2017. These changes will result in service enhancements and improve connections to major transit hubs and access to popular destinations. Riders are encouraged to visit to review changes that may affect

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Police Arrest Two After Shooting near Caledon Leaves Man in Hospital

Caledon OPP have arrested two men after a shooting that has left a man in his 20’s in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Just after midnight, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Police responded to the shooting in the area of

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Markham Man to Bike 750 km to Raise Funds and Awareness for Mental Health

From August 25- 27, Neil Mitchell and his team of cycling enthusiasts will pedal from Markham to Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal in the 2017 Ride for Mental Health, all in support of mental health at Markham Stouffville Hospital. At 52,

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Increase in overdoses in Barrie

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has alerted health professionals and emergency responders of a recent spike in the number of overdoses seen at Royal Victoria Hospital. Between August 9 and 13, 2017, there were 22 people with overdoses seen

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Vandalism To Schools In Bradford

South Simcoe Police Service officers are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying vandals who spray painted graffiti on two schools in Bradford. Paint was found on St. Angela Merici School and Holy Trinity High School. The tags read “Orphan”, along

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Aurora’s Ribfest to Attract Hundreds of Visitors Next Weekend

Aurora’s Ribfest is all about the ribs, bibs and sauce. Enjoy the most anticipated event of the season, filled with fantastic live entertainment, an inflatable midway, a children’s activity zone and a licensed beer garden operated by the Rotary Club of

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Marineland Issues Statement on Death of Beluga Whale

The following is a statement issued by Marineland Canada and doesn’t necessarily reflect the opinions of Jewel 88.5 and its management: Marineland Canada has received preliminary necropsy results on, Gia, a beluga whale who has called Marineland home since birth.

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Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Recognized During Simcoe Pride Week

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is glowing with pride today after being awarded the “Positive Community Organization” award at the Simcoe Pride gala this past weekend. “OSMH is very honoured to receive this award” said Dr. Nancy Merrow, OSMH Chief

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Renovations to Be Officially Unveiled at Museum on the Boyne in New Tecumseth

The Town of New Tecumseth will celebrate the official unveiling of recent renovations at the Museum on the Boyne on Thurs., Aug. 17 with a dedication ceremony and tour starting at 10 a.m. Renovations will help increase the longevity of

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