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Ontario reports 959 new COVID cases Thursday

Ontario reports 959 new COVID cases Thursday

The latest updates noted 770 recoveries and eight new deaths
Increase in local COVID patients 'concerning' with new variant on the horizon

Increase in local COVID patients 'concerning' with new variant on the horizon

'We’re all a little bit disheartened to see another variant, but it was going to be a matter of time,' says RVH physician
'Temporary' layoffs reported at one Midland factory, pinks slips at another

'Temporary' layoffs reported at one Midland factory, pinks slips at another

While ZF Automotive layoffs aren't 'permanent,' 26 workers have been terminated at Raytheon ELCAN
Up to 80 km/h winds expected today: Environment Canada

Up to 80 km/h winds expected today: Environment Canada

High winds may toss loose objects and cause tree branches to break. Local power outages are also possible, Environment Canada says
Good morning, Midland!

Good morning, Midland!

Here's a look at the current local weather and gas prices
Strong winds with 80 km/h gusts possible on Thursday

Strong winds with 80 km/h gusts possible on Thursday

The winds are expected to develop overnight or early Thursday morning
In-person, online students both suffer through hybrid model, teachers say

In-person, online students both suffer through hybrid model, teachers say

'If I take my attention from the 22 (in the classroom), they lose interest and likewise for the student who is online,' Nottawasaga Pines teacher says at Barrie rally
Simcoe County investing $1.2M in mental health services at Southlake

Simcoe County investing $1.2M in mental health services at Southlake

The funds are supporting the creation of Southlake’s new Emergent Mental Health Assessment Unit, expansion Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit, and the revitalization of existing spaces
OPP and Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre highlight popular holiday scams

OPP and Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre highlight popular holiday scams

The spirit of the holidays is a time of giving for most but, for scammers, it is a time of taking
Seven local residents among 72 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

Seven local residents among 72 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka today

There are five new cases in Tay, one each reported in Tiny and Penetanguishene