The biggest difference between what Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall does now and what he'd do if elected MPP for Simcoe North is the number of kilometres he'd put on his vehicle.
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Patrick Bales is a reporter with The Packet & Times. A native of Bradford, Ontario (Ontario's Salad Bowl), Patrick's interests include writing, rock and roll, hockey and history - not necessarily in order. He likes the Bruins, the Hip, jukeboxes, Instagram, oxford commas and irony.
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Potential changes to 36 health units in the province as the local board concerned.
Caroline Mulroney wants to be part of a government that helps people, not gets in their way.
If a French-language university is set to open in Ontario, what better place than a community where already more than 11% of the population parle français?
The OPP showed off the largest ever drug seizure of its nearly 110 year history Monday morning.
Wayhome 2017 is underway.
A man is dead following a shooting in Orillia Sunday morning.
Initial census figures released by Statistics Canada this week show Simcoe County’s population has grown 7.5% in the past five years.There are 479,650 people living in Simcoe County, compared to 446,063 in 2011. The county’s population grew at a faster rate than both the national and provincial averages.That’s thanks in-part to municipalities in th
Ontario colleges are reaching the tipping point when it comes to underfunding, according to the president and CEO of Georgian College.
If the value of your property is going up next year, you’re not alone.
Casino Rama is reeling from a major data breach potentially involving more than a decade of customer and employee information.
Nearly a quarter of a billion dollars is required in repairs for English-language public and Catholic schools in Simcoe County.
(SUBMITTED)- The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport has announced that the City of Orillia will host the 2018 Ontario Winter Games.
A Tiny Township man is dead following an incident in a Midland parking lot Saturday afternoon.
The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board has balanced its budget for 2016-17, but not without making some significant changes and relying on retirees for some extra help.
The province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called into investigate following the discovery of a body in Midland.
Bringing more international students to Simcoe County -- and keeping them here for longer periods of time -- has brought the county's public and post-secondary institutions together in a partnership.
The mayor of Oro-Medonte Township has launched a lawsuit against one of his constituents.
Getting to Lakehead University, Rotary Place and the future Costco development in Orillia's west end, by bike or foot, will soon be a lot easier and safer.
The presidents of seven hospitals serving patients in Simcoe County are looking for a renewed commitment from the county government to help serve capital needs.