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<b>CANADA:</b> Payette's resignation is a chance to reimagine the role of Governor General, prof says

CANADA: Payette's resignation is a chance to reimagine the role of Governor General, prof says

Eliminating the office of the monarch from the Constitution has been, and continues to be, a touchy subject in Canada
County to drop $5.5M on building new waste transfer site in Oro-Medonte

County to drop $5.5M on building new waste transfer site in Oro-Medonte

‘The timelines for having this facility operational by Nov. 1 are aggressive but possible,’ says county official
Outbreak declared at Waypoint, positive COVID-19 variant case confirmed

Outbreak declared at Waypoint, positive COVID-19 variant case confirmed

'This additional news adds more anxiety,' Waypoint CEO says of new COVID-19 variant case
Gardner 'deeply disturbed' by lack of vaccine as region battles COVID UK variant

Gardner 'deeply disturbed' by lack of vaccine as region battles COVID UK variant

The medical officer of health said the timing is very bad and the existing supply is not enough to cover the second doses for long-term care residents
Huronia Airport talks take off with consultant's report

Huronia Airport talks take off with consultant's report

A need to improve internet service, increasing charter flights, attracting tourism and flights schools were among recommendations made by the consultant
99 more variant COVID cases confirmed in Simcoe County, including one at Waypoint

99 more variant COVID cases confirmed in Simcoe County, including one at Waypoint

'This certainly makes us concerned that the variant may be more widespread, and that in turn means that we need to really take public health measures that prevent spread of the virus much more to heart,' said Dr. Charles Gardner
No new local COVID-19 cases among 29 reported in region today

No new local COVID-19 cases among 29 reported in region today

The health unit also confirmed four deaths, including three Barrie residents and a Bradford resident
Local native women's association acquires land for affordable housing

Local native women's association acquires land for affordable housing

The GBNWA will acquire two pieces of undeveloped property on Dupuis Drive at approximately $75,000 per parcel using money from federal Rapid Housing Initiative
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Canadian businesses hard hit by pandemic able to apply for up to $1M from feds

WATCH: Canadian businesses hard hit by pandemic able to apply for up to $1M from feds

New low-interest loan announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday morning