Thank you to local volunteers

Last weekend, despite cool temperatures and a biting wind coming off a roiling Lake Couchiching, more than 80 people from all walks of life were bustl

A French Canadian unit played a key role in the War of 1812, in stopping cold an American invasion of Canada, and Hyppolite Brissette fought in that unit at the major battles, eventually becoming wounded. He joined Lt.-Col. Charles de Salaberry’s Canadian Voltigeurs, who fought at the Battle of Chateauguay, portrayed here.

From voyageur to farmer

Hyppolite Brissette was a massive, muscular man with long hair and a flowing beard, covered from his feet to his face with tattoos, which are believed

Craig Glover/Postmedia Network Barrie Colts forward Kyle Heitzner hustles to keep up during a game last year. Heitzner has been named the Barrie Colts’ representative for the 2016-17 OHL Scholastic Team.

Colts forward embraces smarts

Orillia's Kyle Heitzner has been named the Barrie Colts' representative for the 2016-17 OHL Scholastic Team - an honour the first-year OHL player is p

LETTER: Learning experience

It has been a little over a month since the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) treated us to a much-anticipated presentation by Bob McDona

SUBMITTED The Carden Challenge bike team is pictured on Wylie Road.

A challenge to support nature

The spring flowers of May are just around the corner. May brings back the rush of migrating birds to their summering grounds in our area. With the war

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