GameStop acquired EB Games for over $1 billion in 2005
Over 8,500 unionized Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) workers vote to strike
Separation of travellers resulted in "minimal operational efficiencies."
"Reconciliation is getting to know one another,"
Travellers arriving from outside of Canada separated into two lines
Only 35 per cent of small businesses are back to normal sales, warns CFIB
WHO says accessing raw data from the Wuhan lab is "a challenge."
45% of Canadians polled support a national housing strategy to improve affordability
China’s Ministry of State Security "fostered an ecosystem of criminal contract hackers"
The Ford government has said they enacted the clause to keep elections from outside influence.
Use of FRT by the RCMP presents a "serious violation of privacy."
The heritage committee will have just five more hours to study the contentious bill
Air Canada's CEO, presidents, and executive vice-presidents will be returning share of $10 million bonus payouts
The opposition fears the feds would have overreaching powers to regulate what Canadians post on social media
Airbnb first announced its global ban on parties back in August of 2020
Passengers refusing to take the mandatory COVID-19 test would be subject to the same fines.
The program is also available to dependents of Canadians who have died after being vaccinated.
2,500 Ontarians died of drug overdoses in 2020, up from 1,500 in 2019
The stress test rate will climb to 5.25 per cent, from 4.79 per cent currently, on June 1.
Vettä is a one-of-a-kind experience on track to be Ontario’s top destination.
The report comes just before the G-7 summit in June and ahead of crucial climate change negotiations in November
York Region Public Health has issued a Public Notice for a COVID-19 outbreak
Researchers found increasing rates of opioid-related deaths among young adults in Ontario.
Recreational properties are still seen as "an affordable option in such a turbulent market."
vaccine passports would need to be continually monitored to ensure they are justified.
The market runs from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m at the corner of Second and Pine Streets
Home sales dip 11.2% in Simcoe County after record setting March
The opposition fears Bill C-10 would give the government the power to regulate what you post on social media
Bus service ends due to sustained ridership declines in Ontario and Quebec
Canada's Wonderland hopes to open early-to-mid summer, with strict safety guidelines.
The Georgian College Board of Governors recognized an exceptional group of employees, alumni and community partners
1858 Caesar Bar owners wanted to serve alcoholic beverages at Collingwood's Millennium Park
49 deaths in the U.K. linked to blood clots from the AstraZeneca vaccine
There's been a 93.6 per cent increase in total units sold year-to-date
Barrie's unemployment rate is now down below the provincial average
"dismissing their physical and mental well-being as a necessary trade-off for combating COVID-19 is no longer acceptable"
The Blue Jays will also host fans in a limited 24% capacity at Sahlen Field
Consumers should immediately stop using Peloton’s Tread+ and Tread treadmills
Environmental Assessment for the controversial Bradford Bypass project ruled out
Canada has the worst media concentration out of 28 developed nations.
CRA website went down Thursday evening, just hours before tax filing deadline.
Trudeau reluctant to introduce a vaccine passport system in Canada, but sees it for travel
Rates were kept low as experts predicted home prices would fall 18%, but the opposite happened
Environmental groups denounce decision, claim Japan has ignored clear evidence
CDC to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots
Canada's top banking regulator proposes new stress test for uninsured mortgages
Barrielicious presents 'Locallicious,' a new take on the areas largest food festival
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus doesn't believe the assessment was "extensive enough"
Province reports largest single-day spike in intensive care admissions
Family and friends want people to #speakupforlee to shine light on mental health
Province says the changes were made to "promote fitness" during the pandemic
AG review looked at, among other things, fraudulent claims among CERB & CEWS payments
Powell joins the Portland Trail-Blazers, sources tell ESPN
"Business has increased about 500 per cent since we introduced the Beard Tarp™"
A timeline of events since the COVID-19 outbreak was classified as a pandemic
CDC calls for community access to nutrition and physical activity opportunities
Thursday also marks the one-year anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic.
"Charlotte Whitton once said 'whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good' and I think that's true"
Average debt taken on by small business owners grows "significantly" over past six months.
Multi-use venue will be for a new generation of fans that "think differently"
Rules include mandatory 3-day hotel quarantine and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test
Bitcoin has seen year-to-date gains of nearly 80%
You might be able to enjoy Ontario-made beer and wine at your local 7-Eleven
"it's not right to vaccinate young, healthy adults in rich countries before health workers and older people in low-income nations."
York Regional Police say they've never seen fentanyl like this before
Businesses band together in “united non-compliance” of provincial lockdown measures
Impress that special someone and support local restaurants at the same time
Enjoy a picturesque night out with your bubble, in a bubble.
Wasaga Beach Inventor says his product will reduce the amount of plastic entering landfills
Only 48,239 people had actually received both doses of either vaccine.
Rod Phillips returns from Caribbean vacation amid provincewide lockdown
"When we get through this, businesses like ours will need to concentrate on rebuilding on what’s left"
Argentina will hold three days of national mourning following his death
A single new case of COVID-19 in Collingwood Monday among 1,589 new cases provincially
Author Tyneisha Ternent dives into forgiveness, stress, anxiety, discomfort, wonder, and love.
The last time the Earth experienced a comparable concentration of CO2 was 3-5 million years ago
Dress for Success Orillia Barrie release 2021 Resilience Calendar
Tettmann will work with retiring CEO Rob Armstrong before taking the helm
Education Minister tells parents he will make a decision in a week or two
The food service industry feels singled out, ask for data to understand why
Non-partisan parliamentary law clerk will peruse WE Charity documents
When the stock markets in the U.S. opened Monday, Moderna stock rose 8.2 per cent.
Sally Ann has seen a 19% increase this year due to delayed wages relating from COVID-19
Kim Ng becomes the first female and Asian-American general manager in baseball
Earlier this month, Hydro One offered a donation to connect power to the new food bank.
Google is updating its Photos’ storage policy
Ontario Medical Association says framework allows too many businesses to remain open.
The season is set to begin on Dec 22.
Officials are trying to alleviate COVID-19 pressures on its healthcare system
The game is played like traditional golf, with 9 or 18 baskets on narrow “fairways”
Video shows an unusually long lineup at a gym in Milton
A children’s museum with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Barrie Fire & Emergency Service is looking for compassionate people to join them
52% of Canadians think the government should step in and cancel Halloween
Caregiver benefit helps parents with young children who've been forced out of school or daycare
Canada’s national health worker infection rate is also more than four times the rate in China
Air Canada ordered 25,000 newly approved rapid COVID-19 testing kits
Here are the very best places in Barrie to get your espresso fix
Walk on the wild side this long weekend
Social gatherings of up to 50 people inside, 100 people outdoors.
It was revealed that a subsidiary of the WE Charity paid Trudeau's mother and brother for previous speaking engagements.
"Economically, we're going to war"
The province unveiled is Education Equity Strategy, which includes the elimination of academic streaming.
76% of today's COVID-19 cases in Ontario were reported in the Toronto, York and Peel.
Parliamentary Budget Officer said the deficit could be as deep as $252 billion
Officials are analyzing Stage 2 data ahead of entering the final reopening phase
Ministry of Health reported 149 cases Wednesday and 153 Thursday
Ontario reported 257 new cases, 177 of those cases were recorded in Windsor-Essex
"The decision leaves Parliament without a way to monitor the program"
Nationally, Canada's total is now 103,507 cases, with 8,570 deaths.
"We just don't want to see what's happening south of the border, happen here ... it's reckless."
The new one-day record nearly doubles the previous mark
Study supports previous research touting benefits of widespread face mask use
Leamington and Kingsville will remain in Stage 1
Toronto and Peel entered Stage 2 today
Math scores have been on a steady decline in the province
Windsor-Essex remain in Stage 1 due to outbreaks at agri-farms
There would be a maximum of 15 students in the classroom
U.K.-based study finds over 6,600 right-wing extremist social media channels, accounts linked to Canada
Prime Minister Trudeau "disappointed" by China's "arbitrary" decision.
"Privacy was our number one issue," says Premier
Paramedics in Toronto responded to 25 suspected opioid overdose deaths in April.
No personal information will be collected and shared and no location services will be used
Ban would protect commercial tenants from being locked out or having their assets seized
Liberal government to release an economic and fiscal snapshot on July 8
Sixteen workers reported they received just one loaf of bread and a carton of eggs for two weeks
$2,000 a month CERB payments will now last a maximum of 24 weeks
Non-mortgage debt dropped 0.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2020
Class-action lawsuit on behalf of long-term care residents to be filed against the province of Ontario
Formal training camps for the 24 teams resuming play will open on July 10
Google Meet set to release noise-cancellation technology
Some Canadians will exhaust their benefits on July 4
Education Minister says his COVID-19 test results were negative
Liberals to table the proposed legislation in the House of Commons on Wednesday
Education Minister believes a lot of parents won't send their children to childcare centres yet
Thousands of people descended on the park on May 23
The exemption begins at midnight
Simcoe Muskoka among the regions allowed to enter Stage 2 on Friday
Ford says the feds $14 billion offer "won't cut it"
PM also announces offer of $14B to provinces for "things all Canadians need"
"The uncertainty has made it very difficult."
Minister Vic Fedeli tweeted the announcement on Thursday afternoon.
Officials project that by June 15, Canada could have up to 107,454 cases and up to 9,400 deaths.
Trudeau also says new COVID-19 modelling is coming Thursday afternoon
Derek Chauvin's murder charges have been upgraded
Premier Doug Ford plans to discuss Ontario's reopening plans next week
Wreckage and unidentified human remains found 3,143 metres below the surface.
There are two kinds of pandemic pay you may be eligible for
Stared silently at the camera for 22 seconds before commenting
"It's excruciating to see these mom and pop restaurants closing"
It's a higher rate than people had been enjoying
It falls well short of the $10B in 'new funding' the FCM asked for
Nearly 80% of all COVID-19 cases in Ontario are in the Toronto-area
It would possibly allow for family reunification
"I've been taking bullets every day for the union"
"Don't judge people not wearing a mask"
An independent commision will look into long-term care homes after scathing report
"Discussions will be had with premiers on what more can be done"
dirty diapers, cockroaches, rotten food, expired meds, contaminated gear
Ford won't punish the whole province because of crowds at Trinity Bellwoods park
Trudeau was also grilled on political parties using the federal wage subsidy
New cases continue trending in the wrong direction
"Every province/territory needs to be able to identify and isolate new cases"
Grocery store & health store sales see largest ever increase
"To give people confidence, there needs to be testing."
Ramped-up testing and contact tracing to be discussed with provincial leaders
Feds now "recommending" non-medical masks when physical distancing is not possible.
Landlords and tenants can access federal rent relief portal by May 25
The government is "a lender of last resort."
Childcare and daycare services will also remain closed in Ontario, except for essential workers
To date, over 600,000 small businesses have accessed the CEBA
Retail, construction, scheduled surgeries and more
For workers, it means 75 percent of your salary for the first $58,700 you earn
Legislation would give employees job-protected leave due to isolation or to care for children
Province moves to decrease Telehealth wait times
Teens help elderly with supplies amid COVID-19 outbreak
Authorities suspend personal visits with inmates
Two other members being tested
25 dogs, including 16 puppies arrived from Northern Manitoba
Number of illnesses updated every 10 minutes
Hockey Helps the Homeless fundraising tournament raises money for two local Barrie charities
Largest rate cut since economic turmoil of 2008/2009
A father celebrated his leap-year birthday with a new arrival
Report; 70% of Canadian women experienced some form of inequality
Starbucks releases new Spring drinks
You could have unclaimed money waiting for you on the CRA website
False nuclear alert in Ontario a result of human error, systemic issues found
Snowfall amounts intensifying late day Wednesday.
Report on health-care complaints to Ontario's Patient Ombudsman's Office
Province said it's unlikely that the woman was infectious.
New rules for Airbnb users in Canada
The problems happened shortly after takeoff
Watch the halftime show and the best commercials aired in Miami
Ontario's Top Doctor confirms another case of the Coronavirus confirmed
Here is what Canadians typed into Google the most in the past year
Winter weather chaos on Highway 400 South of Barrie
Local Chef's battle for the crown of Top Chef Barrie
Private member's bill forever enshrined Downie's name into Provincial law.
Family sets up GoFundMe to help men left with nothing
Kawhi Leonard returns to Toronto for the first time since joining the Clippers
Honey Bee Elixir, one drink saves one honey bee
Pimp your rink for a chance to play shinny with the Colts
A total of 510,438 Ontarians visited food banks across the province
GivingTuesday is a global day of giving meant to inspire people and corporations
a spectacular amber glow of over 5,000 candles
This local entrepreneur is kicking it up a notch
This is where you will find the quintessential steakhouse dinner in Barrie
Health effects of vaping lead to ban on vaping ads in corner stores & gas stations
Top services like license plate renewals could be done online
Doug Ford says his government will "see it through."
The Liberals will form a minority government, results still coming in
His first visit to Orillia this campaign; second time in Barrie
Canada’s second wave of cannabis legalization means you can legally buy edibles, beverages, extracts and vapeables.
Microplastic pollution now understood to be an emerging threat to ocean health
New housing poll released as federal election draws nearer
Watch Chef Marco at work at The North restaurant in downtown Barrie
Unique, one-of-a-kind handcrafted pens and other cool gifts
Chef Josie is serving up some serious dishes at Barrie's newest waterfront eatery
Help bring Candela back to its ancient splendor.
There's a catch, but September 18th to the 24th is a good time to be alive.
Elite Danceworks is Barrie's fastest growing dance studio
Two Barrie sisters are staying busy scooping up savings for post secondary education
Barrie, Innisfil, Collingwood approved for pot shops
A&W Canada help raise funds for the MS Society of Canada.
Apple Cheesecake Poutine Granny Smith Apple Fries anyone?
Where were you on this day in 2003? Most likely in the dark.
It's a show worth seeing, even if you're not buying a new vehicle
Le Diner en Blanc returns to South Georgian Bay and attracts 900 revellers
Beach Area One needed extensive repairs after flooding
Funding announcement for local bee industry
Ranking of the highest property taxes in Ontario
Horrifying video of out-of-control tsunami pool
A technical glitch revealed her to be a middle-aged woman
King James brings authentic, athlete-driven storytelling to Canadian market
This move is predicted to help up to 100,000 families across Canada buy their first home.
African Lion Safari and Jungle Cat World in Ontario were both named in the report
Written by Collingwood based author and photographer Leah den Bok
It's a Victorian-futuristic steam-powered alternate reality you need to see.
Learn to wakeboard or wakesurf at Flawless Wakes Wake Lab in Barrie
60% of materials in Simcoe County's garbage stream should have been tossed into the green bin
The highest rates were found among females aged 15 to 19 years old
Barrie's culinary scene makes another splash
Newly renovated, with same eclectic menu, unparalleled beer and cocktails.
"I recorded in L.A, second engineering things like Beverly Hills 90210, Home Improvement and the Golden Globes."
The City's Most Exciting Food Festival
It's the best way to see Georgian Bay's 30,000 Islands
Former Employee Under Investigation
The incident left a Barrie woman with serious, non-life threatening injuries
Barrie now has a new spot for that unique gift, made by local creators
Kings of the North dethrone Warriors to claim first NBA title
Canada's largest grocery chain will start selling products in reusable containers
Late night Mexican eats in Downtown Barrie
"An immersive experience you could only get courtside at the game."
It began with a love of skateboarding
"It's really about 800 families that will use those units over the next 20 years."
Great comfort cuisine paired with some northern hospitality.
“Jamie has been an active contributor to Ontario's innovation and entrepreneurship sector for 18 years.”
Redwood Park Communities and The Salvation Army Kick Off $3 Million Housing Project
Jeff Lehman named to Most Creative People in Business list
It doesn't get any more natural than this
Marineland say the individuals laughed in the face of staff
Bookie was known as one of Canada’s top interviewers.
Recipes that go back four generations when things were made with real ingredients.
Rolling Stones Announce Barrie area show will go on
The City is hosting a movie-themed night to gather public insight
Uber begins trading on the NYSE
A Northern Ontario highway will be added later this year
A warning for Canadian adults carrying excess weight.
Have you seen this yet?
Snapshot of teamwork, devastation, beauty and marvel from #Muskokaflood2019.
"Not to be mistaken for American, Canadians speak with subtle vowels and lots of ‘eh’. "
In 1999, the first ever Coachella happened in Indio California, despite a rocky start, it's now one of the largest in the world
It could pay off to learn the science behind the substance.
Millions take part in worldwide clean-ups and activism
This Barrie business created a unique one-stop shop platform
Beer and alcohol mentioned more than education
Ontario cannabis retailers are being penalized
Escapex says they have a rapid growth rate of 150 million fans per month.
This new public space in Toronto is constructed out of shipping containers
Celebrate 100 years of Canadian cinema at Barrie's Uptown Theatre
Official announcement coming Thursday
CONNECTING PEOPLE & THEIR IDEAS TO BUSINESS RESOURCES
Elections around the world have also continued to be targeted
Collingwood's entrepreneurial spirit recognized
The organizers hope to have 1,000 revelers take part this year.
A slowdown gives first-time buyers an opportunity to buy
The production will launch as an eight part web series
Del Duca announced an ambitious plan in his leadership bid
Locally-owned and award-winning Olive Oil Co
The man's body was found on a side road in York Region
Soloman Jaffri says the Amber Alert “was a mistake”
From strictly vegan options to a menu everyone can get into
"When we find ads that include misinformation about vaccinations, we will reject them."
It's a tracking device that uses FM frequency to locate missing vulnerable people
Men capture majority of benefits from tax deductions, credits & loopholes.
The OSPCA says it will no longer work with the Doug Ford government
Perry suffered a massive stroke last Wednesday
New five-bay, 6,000 square foot facility
The Barrie Kempenfelt Rotary Club Launch Local Lager
Multi-vehicle pileup Monday
Fundraiser for the Special Olympics and Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Foundation.
The annual FXR Royal Distributing Cup Snowmobile Snowcross races are set for this Saturday and Sunday.
Pressure continues to mount for Ontario Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod
Smuck leaves behind his two sons, Ace and Lincoln and his fiancée Holly Thompson
Payless to close a total of 2,500 stores across North America.
7 children, aged 3 months to 17 years old perished in this fire.
'Proud Autism Dad,' Ross Maclean, reached out to the Band on Twitter
Police Say She Turned Herself In Wednesday
Brown’s Death Attributed to Swallowing Two Plastic Bags While at Barrie Police Station
It was exclusive, intimate, indulgent and exploratory
Inaugural Whiskey Walk downtown on Sunday
Sidney Crosby surprises young Wyatt, who's battling non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
Pair of Wasaga Beach men lost their lives as the investigation continues.
It's an intimate casual fine dining experience
The word is out on the prohibition-era bar
Celebrity Chef Randy Feltis loves a good cheese pull, one of the many hits at the Farmhouse
Line-up for 2019 New Year's celebration in Downtown Barrie announced.
The Osgoode Company are proud to be involved in the push for a downtown market
Tiny Township Mayor George Cornell elected Warden
Take a stroll through the magical Dream Trail at Blue Mountain
We bet a competitive eater he couldn't finish this burger in under 12 minutes
Second wrong way driving case on Hwy 11 this month.
Mayor Jeff Lehman called Kinzie, the father of Barrie's Waterfront
The County launches 'Made in Simcoe County' campaign
We remember our Canadian Forces members of past and present
We captured a veteran and high school student having a discussion about life
From the streets of Thailand, this is the perfect dessert to try this Fall.
The booming meal-kit business is leading a drastic change in consumer habits
Epic North are now roasting their green beans at the new locale.
Mark IV Brothers cafe and variety store in Orillia is a must try for coffee lovers north of the city
5 month ordeal comes to an end after Agnes was found in Quebec following a break-in
Trio of dogs could not be split up when adopted
65% of landlords would consider lowering rent for tenants who do not smoke cannabis.
The Wishing Well Animal Sanctuary Fabulous Fall Festival was a huge success,
Renowned Canadian Astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar donated her works to RVH
Ghost tours aboard the S.S. Keewatin steam ship in Port McNicoll
Cruelty-free fashion show, food, music and fun for everyone
The Child Advocacy Centre of Simcoe Muskoka celebrates the 1st anniversary of its Barrie centre
Have you heard of a zero-waste lifestyle? It's a trend worth trying
A local Barrie business is helping feed animals in a very sustainable way
Coldwater is big on personality, colour and fun
Southern Sundayz food truck in downtown Barrie is definitely worth trying
Hundreds of people stripped down to their undies for a chance to party hard
Locally owned Central Ontario Broadcasting launch Barrie 360
The County of Simcoe will collect obsolete electronics for free this September, here's what to do
Virtual Reality lounge in Barrie gives you a glimpse into our future
Check out these 'must-try' fine-dining restaurants north of Toronto.
"We keep selling out, I hope this keeps up, it's wild."
Troubadour Festival promoters say the musical weekend will return in 2019
With nearly as many ice cream shops as stop signs, Thornton is a "must stop"
Google's"well-being" statistics are now available for YouTube users
The 46th mayor of Barrie isn't taking the mayoral race lightly
This is the non-certified list of city council and school board candidates running in Barrie
Compare licensed child care spaces against number of children in given postal code
Two young men with disabilities put on inspiring show during Spartan Race near Collingwood
Province loses lawsuit over phase-out of electric vehicle incentives
"Why are we studying the very thing we predicted in a shelved staff report?"
Over 1.2. million Canadian children live in poverty
Just Released: Simcoe Muskoka Action Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis
The conversion will house those experiencing chronic homelessness
Group of dogs rescued from remote community located, north of Thunder Bay
Next phase will involve constructing mixed-use buildings that front Main Street
Collingwood's Leah denBok is gaining international attention
Two major festivals highlight an amazing weekend in the city
Enjoy a life of luxury at 48 Cityview Circle