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This Industry Employs Over 10,000 Year Round Employees And Generates $48M In Revenue. What Is It? Read On

The Fall Fair season is upon us.  Did you know that the the Canadian Fair industry employs 10,700 year round employees and is worth $48 Million.  It is that time of year again to head out the midway and try

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Man Wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant Could be in the GTA or the Barrie Area

The ROPE Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as result of their breach of a Long Term Supervision Order. Terrence Matheson is described as a white male, 41 years

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OPP Impound Luxury Cars

Twelve drivers learned the hard way this weekend , just because your fancy car can go fast, doesn’t mean you should see just how fast. Twelve luxury cars have been impounded and their drivers charged with stunt driving after police pulled

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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


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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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