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Procession for slain OPP officer goes through his former hometown <b>(5 photos/video)</b>

Procession for slain OPP officer goes through his former hometown (5 photos/video)

'I think it's important for everyone to recognize the senseless loss of life and I think it is amazing all the people that are out here'
OPP report using TASER when arresting man who pooped on restaurant floor

OPP report using TASER when arresting man who pooped on restaurant floor

Police report the man became 'irate' when asked to leave the restaurant, which wasn't open yet
Four local residents among 77 new COVID cases in region since Friday

Four local residents among 77 new COVID cases in region since Friday

The health unit has reported two cases each in Tay and Tiny Townships, including a girl under 18
Bird feeder can become a simple, fun science research station

Bird feeder can become a simple, fun science research station

Each winter seems to provide a highlight at the feeder and this year, the tiny red-breasted nuthatch has chosen our area as its home base, says outdoors columnist
<b>WATCH: </b>Ontario Premier Doug Ford holds press conference

WATCH: Ontario Premier Doug Ford holds press conference

New task force announced to distribute COVID-19 vaccine
Penetang council's generosity could inject cash into local non-profits' coffers

Penetang council's generosity could inject cash into local non-profits' coffers

Based on staff recommendations, council could approve money for the hospital, physician recruitment, Sistema Huronia Music Academy and the community emergency response team
Ontario confirms 1,589 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 1,589 new COVID cases today

For the first time since the pandemic started, Public Health Ontario is reporting more than 13,000 active, lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province
Police say Orillia murder victim did not know teen who stabbed him

Police say Orillia murder victim did not know teen who stabbed him

'There’s no evidence (the victim) was involved in any kind of criminal or nefarious activity,' says official of 'disturbing' murder on Coldwater Road
COVID precautions, along with vaccination, could keep the flu at bay

COVID precautions, along with vaccination, could keep the flu at bay

'Our rates of transmission of the flu should be low this year if we’re doing the things we need to do for COVID prevention,' says Dr. Rebecca Van Iersel
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

BEYOND LOCAL: How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the COVID-19 pandemic

Exploring the unique capacities of online events, instead of trying to replicate in-person conventions, will yield the best results