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Barrie restaurant now in hot water over expired business licence

Barrie restaurant now in hot water over expired business licence

Bylaw officer tells restaurant owner she has until Friday to renew licence or she could face further legal action
Funding announced to improve community, cultural and recreational facilities in five First Nations

Funding announced to improve community, cultural and recreational facilities in five First Nations

Some of the funding will go to renovating the historical library building at Beausoleil First Nation
Governments approve $27M for Simcoe County school upgrades

Governments approve $27M for Simcoe County school upgrades

School boards applied for the infrastructure funding in the fall, and were informed of the successful applications recently; must spend funds by Dec. 2021
Penetanguishene woman dies from COVID-19, four new local cases in region today

Penetanguishene woman dies from COVID-19, four new local cases in region today

Three new cases are in Midland with two related to an outbreak
Criminal charges laid after COVID-related incident at Midland business

Criminal charges laid after COVID-related incident at Midland business

OPP officers also laid a number of charges under the Reopening Ontario and Emergency Management Civil Protection Acts
Reopen schools first and ASAP, says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health

Reopen schools first and ASAP, says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health

'I think it’s a reasonable thing to do at this time. But I do note it’s not without a cost,' said Dr. Charles Gardner
Updated policies needed to support food supply chain, says Ontario chamber

Updated policies needed to support food supply chain, says Ontario chamber

Policy paper makes six recommendations to strengthen ag sector
20% of region's COVID-19 cases linked to Easter gatherings

20% of region's COVID-19 cases linked to Easter gatherings

'This does speak to the inherent hazard of gatherings beyond your household and the importance of people sticking with and abiding by the stay-at-home order,' says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health
<b>COVID-19:</b> Feds, province announce $656M fund to improve air quality in public buildings

COVID-19: Feds, province announce $656M fund to improve air quality in public buildings

Dollars will fund projects for ventilation systems, hand hygiene stations and better physical distancing
Ontario reports 4,156 new COVID cases Wednesday

Ontario reports 4,156 new COVID cases Wednesday

Today's report includes 3,160 recoveries, 28 deaths, and 191 new hospitalizations