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Eric Hoskins. (File photo)

Ministry monitoring Waypoint: Hoskins

Provincial Health Minister Eric Hoskins says his government is doing everything possible to stop violent incidents from occurring at a Penetanguishene facility that houses some of Ontario’s most dangerous forensic patients.

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Former NHL star Gary Leeman, left, and Simcoe North MPP Patrick Brown visited Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit. Here, they are pictured with registered nurses Lisa Ayers and Sarah Shigwagja.

Hockey Night to raise funds for OSMH

Political leaders will likely be short of breath when they hit the ice next week against NHL stars both past and present.

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Hundreds of shoppers were at the city’s new Costco warehouse location for the grand opening early Tuesday morning. As they arrived in the store shortly after 7:30 a.m., they pushed their shopping carts between staff and local dignitaries, who applauded their entrance.

Costco opens in Orillia

Hundreds of shoppers were at the city’s new Costco warehouse location for the grand opening early Tuesday morning.