Neighbourhood parents thought of him as “the nice old fella across the road.”
Boosters of Orillia's history were honoured in a ceremony last week.
A drunk driver who moved the dying body of his friend to make it look like she was behind the wheel was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison -- Canada's stiffest penalty for drunk driving causing the death of a single person.
A $15 minimum wage still won't lift many workers out of poverty in Simcoe County.
A new weekly music series comes to Carousel Collectables this weekend.
With so much turmoil in the world, the search for peace might seem impossible.
We still may have to trudge through several feet of snow before the summer returns, but country music fans can start dreaming of August.
Two of the biggest names in Canadian alternative rock in the 1990s are touring together this spring, and spending St. Patrick's Day on a local stage.
Hugh Clapperton spent his first night in what would become Barrie camped either on or not far from a street that would one day bear his name.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a well-known Orillia woman.
Talk about driving a stolen vehicle by the wrong people at the wrong time.
Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina, who was serving 26 life sentences as the mastermind of a bloody strategy to assassinate both rivals and Italian prosecutors and law enforcement trying to bring down Cosa Nostra, died early Friday.
The members of the Tragically Hip and "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek were among the Order of Canada recipients to be honoured with medals on Friday.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy.
She dabbed away tears as Justice Kristine Eidsvik spoke of the loss of her child, but Tamara Lovett showed no outward emotion Friday as she was sentenced to three years in prison for his death.
The newly opened National Holocaust Monument won't be closed for the winter after all.
The federal government will allocate up to $327.6 million over five years and $100 million a year after that to fight gun and gang violence, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Friday.
MPPs will debate back-to-work legislation this weekend to end a strike by college faculty.
An end to the college faculty strike is in sight and now in the hands of provincial legislators.