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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Volunteers Honoured

Long-time volunteers from Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) – Rosemary Dunsmore and Robert (Bob) George – have been recognized with two prestigious awards. Dunsmore, who has spent much of her life empowering people to reach their full potential, was

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Bus Route Connects People Between Barrie and Muskoka

The Corridor 11 Bus runs Monday to Friday from Huntsville to Barrie and back, making stops along the way in: Bracebridge Gravenhurst Washago Orillia Barrie Changes Effective April 1st, 2017  There will be two separate schedules, a Monday-Wednesday-Friday schedule, and a

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Barrie man Hopes to Inspire Others to Quit Smoking

What started like a bad cold for 57-year-old Mark Eveleigh is now a quit smoking success story – a real accomplishment for a man who smoked up to 80 cigarettes a day. “I pretty much had one in my hand

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OPP Donate Boots to Barrie Bayside Mission

Earlier today, Special Constable Brendan Higgins of the OPP Offender Transport Unit located in Midland, dropped by The Salvation Army Barrie Bayside Mission Centre with a donation of boots. The boots, which were only slightly worn were donated after a recent clean

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Several snowmobile related charges laid after weekend enforcement in Oro-Medonte

On February 11th and February 12th 2017 Barrie OPP conducted trail and frozen waterway enforcement. Officers patrolled OFSC trails throughout Oro-Medonte, and contacted over 75 snowmobilers.  Officer’s laid several charges ranging from fail to stop for stop sign, no insurance,

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Coffee Truck in Barrie sold marijuana more often than beverages

Barrie Police received tips of suspicious activity of a coffee truck servicing the Barrie area, suspecting marijuana was being sold more often than beverages. After a investigation, the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested a local coffee truck driver for trafficking drugs

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Barrie OPP focusing on snowmobile safety

Barrie OPP Officers will be out conducting traffic enforcement initiatives and speed enforcement on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club trails in Oro-Medonte Township.  The OPP would like to remind snowmobile operators the speed limit is 50km/hr on the Ontario Federation

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Snowsquall Watches In Effect For Jewel Listening Area

We could be in for severe weather according to Environment Canada with Snow Squall Watches in effect for our listening area.   Snow squalls are expected to develop to the east of Georgian Bay this morning as much colder air

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Barrie OPP News Briefs

On New Years Eve at 10:30 p.m. while Officers were conducting a RIDE Program on Line 11 South near Mill St in Oro-Medonte a 2001 black Mazda was stopped.  The 19-year old male driver from Oro-Medonte Township was charged with

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Barrie and Markham Break Temperature Records on Boxing Day

A COLORADO LOW WHICH TRACKED ACROSS NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO PRODUCED A MYRAID OF WEATHER INCLUDING SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 20 TO 30 CM NEAR KENORA, SIGNIFICANT FREEZING RAIN ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND A NUMBER OF RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES ON BOXING

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St. Peter’s Presents ELF JR The Musical

St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School in Barrie will be performing ELF JR: The Musical on December 1, 2, and 3. ELF JR is a family show brought to you by the students of St. Peter’s. The story begins with Buddy realizing that

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Driver charged for speeding, Passenger charged with smoking on Hwy 11 in Oro-Medonte

On Saturday afternoon. a Barrie OPP Officer was conducting Radar observation on Hwy 11 near line 2 of Oro-Medonte. An officer conducted a traffic stop after a red Mustang was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed.  The 41

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Food Drive on Saturday in Craighurst and Coldwater

On Saturday November 12, 2016, The Barrie and Orillia OPP Auxiliary Unit will be attending The Foodland locations in both Craighurst and Coldwater in support of the local Food Banks Auxiliary Officers will be collecting cash and food donations from

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Injury to Young Worker Results in $100,000 Fine to Company

A Calgary-based company pleaded guilty and has been fined $100,000 after a young worker suffered permanent injuries. The company, Tervita Corporation, was the constructor of a City of Barrie project to reclaim landfill at a site located at 272 Ferndale Drive

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Barrie Resident Wins $25,000 a Year For Life With Daily Grand

Ontario’s first Daily Grand winner has claimed his winnings! Ronald (Ron) Smith of Barrie who won the second prize worth $25,000 a year for life with Daily Grand in the October 27, 2016 draw. Ron opted for the lump-sum payment

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