When Zeus' Neil Quin was growing up in Orillia, a band like his would have been hard-pressed to land a gig.
Simcoe County councillors have approved a $449-million budget for 2016. Residents will see an overall 2% increase on the county portion of their municipal property taxes in 2016, which means approximately $6 per $100,000 of property assessment.
The Inuit are losing their livelihood, culture and economy owing to climate change, and it's not their fault, according to a documentary released earlier this week by an Oro-Medonte Township teen.
They're daughters, sisters, wives and friends who have become mere fleeting images. They are the missing and murdered aboriginal women of Canada.
Orillia OPP and its auxiliary officers will be at Walmart Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist with a toy drive, Stuff a Cruiser for Kids.
An Orillia man is facing drinking and drug charges following a traffic stop Friday night.
The federal government on Tuesday pushed back to the end of February its deadline for accepting 25,000 Syrian refugees, in an apparent concession that its original end-2015 target was too difficult to meet.
(STAFF) - Dr. Rodion Kunynetz's disciplinary hearing addressing allegations of sexual assaults has been rescheduled until the new year.
IRBIL, Iraq -- Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State group militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition, medicines and copies of the Qur'an stashed on shelves.
SAN DIEGO -- Southern California authorities are looking for a wedding thief who steals wallets, credit cards and other valuables on the couple's happiest day without so much as an "I do."
WASHINGTON - A U.S. air strike that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last month resulted from "human errors, failures in procedure and technical malfunctions," the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing military officials briefed on an internal investigation.
NEW YORK - A newborn with his umbilical cord still attached was found lying in a manger at a New York church, police said on Tuesday.
Dwayne Mazereeuw knew lives were in peril after a giant wave hit the Leviathan 11 and tossed him, his wife and 25 others into the chilling, rolling waters off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Universities become part of the problem if they fail to support women who come to them with reports of sexual assault, says the head of a Vancouver women's group.
Corruption and collusion in Quebec are far more prevalent than originally thought, says the Quebec judge who oversaw a lengthy probe into the province's construction industry.
Donald Trump's presidential campaign warned the Republican Party on Tuesday about donors pooling funds for attack ads, saying Republicans must treat him fairly if they want to keep him from launching an independent bid.
A hostage situation in the northern French town of Roubaix was apparently not linked to the Paris attacks earlier this month and has ended with the hostages now safe, officials said on Tuesday.
A cornerstone law aimed at protecting teens from sexual exploitation by adults is constitutional, even if the sex is clearly consensual, Ontario's top court has ruled.
A Canadian woman whose lengthy battle to obtain a British visa included government skepticism over the affection level of her decades-long marriage is living with her husband once again, but this time on her home soil.