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Local representatives join source water protection group

Local representatives join source water protection group

Six new members have been appointed to the committee
Ontario confirms 111 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 111 new COVID cases today

Public Health Ontario has also confirmed four more deaths related to the coronavirus in its July 28 epidemiological update
<b>COLUMN:</b> Health unit overstepping its mandate in promoting basic wage

COLUMN: Health unit overstepping its mandate in promoting basic wage

Columnist says the region's health unit should stick to health and not get involved in economic policy
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why kids' physical activity before age five matters so much

BEYOND LOCAL: Why kids' physical activity before age five matters so much

Both when planning family activities and choosing a child care provider, parents should be mindful of how much physical activity their children are getting
Legal action against local institutions offers glimpse inside the walls; 'We had nowhere to run'

Legal action against local institutions offers glimpse inside the walls; 'We had nowhere to run'

'The stories of the survivors got out. We want the world to know that places like this are wrong, they’re wrong for everybody'
Good morning, Midland!

Good morning, Midland!

Keep smiling
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why a child's freedom to travel and play without adult supervision matters

BEYOND LOCAL: Why a child's freedom to travel and play without adult supervision matters

Navigating the neighbourhood on their own may be important for children’s health and well-being
New Shanty Bay school chosen for funding due to MPP advocacy, says education minister

New Shanty Bay school chosen for funding due to MPP advocacy, says education minister

Last week, the Minister of Education pledged funding for three new schools in Simcoe County, planned to open by September 2023
Same vessel stopped twice as part of OPP Marine Unit weekend patrol

Same vessel stopped twice as part of OPP Marine Unit weekend patrol

One of the two screenings resulted in a failure and arrest
Jehovah's Witness convention won't be knocking on Barrie's door this summer

Jehovah's Witness convention won't be knocking on Barrie's door this summer

Annual gathering, which Barrie has hosted in the past, will be held online this year due to COVID; 'When one door closes, another opens and we believe this may be the biggest one yet'