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Canada: Travel and Leisure Magazine’s 2017 Destination of the Year!

On the international stage, Canada has  become a source of stability and hope, in a time when the news is mostly dominated by crisis and political rhetoric. The country welcomed refugees and immigrants with open arms, and encouraged travelers to

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Bradford Man One of Two Facing Human Trafficking Charges in Durham Region

A 22-year old from Bradford is one of two men arrested by the OPP’s Highway Safety Division Crime Unit in connection to a human trafficking investigation. The charges stem from incidents that occurred in a number of hotels in the Durham

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Drug Warrant Leads to Charges Against Two Orillia Residents

On Wednesday November 15, 2017 the OPP executed a warrant at a home on Albert Street North in Orillia At approximately 7:30 a.m. members of the Orillia and Bracebridge Community Street Crime Unit, along with several other OPP units, entered

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South Simcoe Police Wrap Up Investigation into Assault Near Bradford School

On November 2, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called to investigate an alleged assault that was reported to have occurred near an Elementary School on Professor Day Drive in Bradford the day before. Police conducted an extensive investigation into this matter, through

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Oro-Medonte Driver Charged with Impaired after RIDE Check

Just On Thursday November 16, 2017, Barrie OPP officers stopped a vehicle at a R.I.D.E. check near Ridge Road and Line 2 in Oro-Medonte. After an investigation the 23-year old driver from Oro-Medonte was charged with Impaired Driving and having in

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On This Date November 16

On this date in 1952, Lucy first held a football for Charlie Brown. (Image- Courtesy of Charles M Schultz) On this date in 1963, the touch tone telephone was introduced On this date in 1977, Close Encounters of the Third

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Da Vinci Painting Just Sold For Nearly Half A Billion Dollars

A painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million at auction yesterday, obliterating previous records.  The painting, called “Salvator Mundi” (Italian for “Savior of the World”), is one of fewer than 20 paintings by Leonardo known

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Pope Francis Given A Lamborghini Sports Car – But Plans To Auction It For Charity

Pope Francis normally favors modest Fiats and Fords when he is driven around on trips abroad, but yesterday he took possession of a Lamborghini supercar.  The white-painted, special edition Lamborghini Huracan perfectly matched the pope’s white cassock as he blessed

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York Regional Police Looking For Robber

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit have released surveillance video, hoping to find the suspect accused of 2 robberies in York Region. On Saturday, October 21, 2017, shortly before 2 p.m., at a convenience store at 82 Copper

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Man Wanted On a Canada Wide Warrant Could Be in the Barrie Area

The OPP’s Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant. Kevin Lamoureux is an Indigineous male, 37 years of age, 5’9″ and 200 lbs. He has a

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Extremely Rare Artwork by Leonardo DaVinci To Fetch Record Sum at Auction

A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci is due to be sold in New York for up to $150m      Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519 and there are fewer than 20

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Ban On Disconnection Of Homes This Winter For Hydro Customers

As of today, hydro customers can not be disconnected for non-payment of their bill. The Ontario Energy Board says utilities are required to reconnect homes currently disconnected for non-payment without any charges. The winter disconnection ban extends from Nov. 15th to April

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Are You Bored At Work? Many Seem To Be

A new survey by the job site CV Library reveals that 40% of professionals are unhappy with their current job. 97% of these workers are looking for a new gig. Other findings: – 42% of people are bored by their

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GoFund Me Page, To Help Victim’s Family

Police have released the name of a Beeton man who was killed, in what police say is head on crash on highway 48, south of Davis Drive, early Monday morning. 28 year old Stuart Ellis  died, when an oncoming car

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Safety Group’s 2017 List Of Dangerous Toys

With Christmas looming large, a consumer safety group has warned parents against buying a range of popular toys for fear that their children could be seriously injured or even killed by them.  The annual list, released by the World Against

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