Ian McInroy, Barrie Examiner

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Housing support for Indigenous residents

The federal and provincial governments, along with local municipalities, announced affordable housing developments across Simcoe and Dufferin counties this week.

Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke, right, gives the thumbs up to the progress being made on the recreation complex taking shape on West Street South along with councillors, staff and members of the fundraising team who took a tour of the site on Wednesday.IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

A site tour 35 years in the making

After decades of delay, the much-awaited Orillia recreation facility is becoming a reality on a 36-acre site on West Street South.

Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood and OPP Supt. Jim Smyth address the media during a press conference in Barrie Wednesday where they unveiled Simcoe County Case Files, a new initiative to reinvigorate cold-case investigations with the help of area residents as well as social media through Facebook. Visit fb.me/simcoecountycasefiles to learn more. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Barrie police, OPP join forces to solve unsolved murders, missing persons

Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood and OPP Supt. Jim Smyth address the media during a press conference in Barrie Wednesday where they unveiled Simcoe County Case Files, a new initiative to reinvigorate cold-case investigations with the help of area residents as well as social media through Facebook.