TRACY MCLAUGHLIN PHOTO Barrie Angela McLeod holds photographs showing her client’s badly bruised leg and aftermath of surgery. Maria “Tonie” Farrell was assaulted by an OPP officer in Orillia in 2013.

Officer should be charged: lawyer

The Barrie lawyer representing a woman who a judge found was karate-kicked and beaten by an OPP officer is crying out to the province’s police watchdo

Marie 'Tonie' Farrell is pictured here leaving the Orillia courthouse. A judge dropped charges against her of assaulting a police officer. Tracy McLaughlin photo

Woman attacked by officer: Judge

ORILLIA — A 48-year-old grandmother who was acting as a "Good Samaritan" was karate-kicked, sucker-punched, beaten and left with "catastrophic injurie

Claudio Ferraro is a Grade 12 student at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood. FILE PHOTO

Using teenage brain power

I am a Grade 12 student at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood, and this, the article you are reading right now, is my very first ever.

QMI Agency file photo.

Low prices at the pumps

I don’t know what the price per litre for petrol (gasoline, cheapest grade) will be by the time you read this, but I can tell you last Monday it was 9