Transit and affordable housing could benefit from funding announced in this year's federal budget, according to Orillia's mayor.
Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times
Students across Canada are hoping to skip their way to healthier hearts.
Two Olympians are reminding people of the importance of an active lifestyle and its role in lowering the risk of cancer.
Ashley Henderson's next child hasn't even been born yet, but his name is already on the wait list for daycare.
Precarious employment can lead to an unhealthy, unhappy and poor home, according to an Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) survey.
Ethan Shepperd thought it was pretty cool when Jason McCoy performed the song Mudd at Notre Dame Catholic School Tuesday morning.
Organizers of an upcoming event hope to teach residents the importance of respecting and protecting water.
A business leader isn't just a successful business owner, they also have strong community ties.
Many feel fortunate to live in Canada, but it puts more responsibility on us to stop human rights abuses.
Hearing a girl declare she’s happiest during the hour she spends with her mentor is one of the reasons Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) does what it does.
There was a sharp increase in sexual assaults in Oro-Medonte Township in 2016, according to a recent report from Barrie OPP.
An increase in building permits in Oro-Medonte could be a sign of the rural times.
A duo of doulas wants to bring a message of mothering the mother to expecting families in town.
The lack of a second vaccine may be the cause of a recent spike in mumps cases, according to a health unit spokesperson.
The City of Orillia generated some interest at a recent trade show in Toronto.
During a recent walking tour of First World War-era buildings in Orillia, Noah Castilla got a sense of Canada’s participation in the war.
Séan McCann wants to put the saint back in St. Patrick’s Day.
The “Makers of Orillia” are being recognized at an exhibition that opened on the weekend at the Orillia Museum of Art and History. Items from industries that once prospered in the area are on display at the museum until July 23.
Activities around town during March break should keep Orillia and area kids and youth productive and creative.
Diane Wilson waits for a pause in traffic before holding up her stop sign and cautiously walking onto the road before signalling for pedestrians to cross. But a few days ago, a car rushed past her outside Monsignor Lee Catholic School, without even taking notice of her sign.