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Collingwood top town for entrepreneurs

COLLINGWOOD – According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ 2016 Entrepreneurial Communities survey “Collingwood is king when it comes to Canada’s most entrepreneurial communities”.


Charges laid in winter counterfeit case

CLEARVIEW TWSP -– On January 9, a member of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report that a business in Stayner had received two counterfeit American 50 dollar bills.

Barrie police are looking for the public's help to identify these three men, wanted for a downtown incident in August.SUBMITTED PHOTOS.

Wanted men

Barrie police now have surveillance photos of three men wanted in connection with an Aug. 26 assault that injured three other men.

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City keeps credit rating

The City of Barrie has maintained its ‘AA’ credit rating, according to the annual report from Standard & Poor’s - a financial services company that also does data analysis and equity research to both the private and public sectors worldwide.

Barrie city police have released photos of a drug suspected to have been involved with a possible overdose Thursday night. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Serious reaction

A teenager had a serious, life- threatening reaction to a substance at a Yonge Street residence Thursday night.

Monday's storm identified as a downburst

TORONTO - A storm damage team from Environment Canada have determined that a tornado touched down near Stayner on Monday afternoon around 4 PM, resulting in damage that included uprooted trees and an overturned trailer. The strength of the tornado was determined to be EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale.