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<b>CANADA:</b> How you can use social media to help debunk COVID-19 misinformation

CANADA: How you can use social media to help debunk COVID-19 misinformation

The #ScienceUpFirst campaign targets online misinformation about COVID-19 that can endanger public health
Midland building permit fees set to rise by 15%

Midland building permit fees set to rise by 15%

Fees going up for some categories, including new structures, new buildings by occupancy, additions and renovations to buildings, low-density residential buildings and site servicing classifications, such as on-site sewage systems and sewer connections
Good morning, Midland!

Good morning, Midland!

A smile can be seen in the eyes too
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Too much sitting is bad for you — but some types are better than others

BEYOND LOCAL: Too much sitting is bad for you — but some types are better than others

Everyday environments and activities, from transportation to screen time to eating, are tailored nearly exclusively to prolonged sitting
Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

Officers will no longer have the right to stop pedestrians or drivers to ask why they are out or request their home address, Solicitor General says
Area lung transplant survivor urges people to donate organs

Area lung transplant survivor urges people to donate organs

While pandemic has cancelled several Organ Donor Awareness Month events, message is as important as ever, says Orillia woman
‘There’s going to be a crisis’: County landfill closures mean more exported trash

‘There’s going to be a crisis’: County landfill closures mean more exported trash

'Should we be planning what our next steps are regarding landfill capacity now?' Tiny Township Deputy Mayor Steffen Walma asks at recent county council meeting
Overheated housing market will be difficult to cool off, officials say

Overheated housing market will be difficult to cool off, officials say

Watching the endless climb of the value of a Barrie-area home has many thinking about the prospects of cashing in, if they haven’t already.
Tiny wants residents to help clean up township during Earth Week

Tiny wants residents to help clean up township during Earth Week

Tiny has a range of activities, including a bingo game, to help get residents into the spirit and get rid of debris
'Clearly we need new restrictions,' Gardner supports stricter, longer stay-at-home order

'Clearly we need new restrictions,' Gardner supports stricter, longer stay-at-home order

Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health says Ontario is in a serious, tragic situation, and success depends on control measures, vaccination, and public cooperation