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Barrie dermatologist - Dr. Rod Kunynetz - leaves from a hearing at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario'with counsel during a lunchtime break. Jack Boland/Postmedia Network

Suspended doctor broke rules

Dr. Rod Kunynetz admitted Tuesday at a discipline hearing he twice breached an order last September that required a female monitor be present when he provided care to women.

Viewed from the second floor window, between buildings H and E will be the site of a proposed new $30-million, three-storey advanced technology and research centre for 800 students Georgian College's Barrie campus.Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

New college project: Update

Georgian College wants to build a new $30-million, three-storey advanced technology and research centre for 800 students on its Barrie campus.

SUBMITTED Grace Fletcher, 12, is among the 20 students chosen to serve as pages for two weeks at Queen's Park.

Turning a new page

For 12-year-old Grace Fletcher, it's exciting to watch members of provincial parliament debating solutions to people's problems.

Prepare your selfie

The Orillia Fire Department wants you to "prepare your selfie" during Emergency Preparedness Week -- May 1 to 7.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia resident Sally Strange-Arnold, second from left, was participating in the Hike for Hospice in memory of her late husband, Paul. She is pictured with team members Heather Kent, of Orillia, Dorothy Sammit, of Coldwater, and June Gunn, of Severn Township.

Hike brings hope for hospice

Paul Strange-Arnold made the nurses smile, and doctors called him their friend. Those are just a couple of the positive memories his widow, Sally, has from Paul's last days spent at Hospice Barrie.

A resident at 90 Edgehill Dr. in Barrie shows the three bullet holes shot through her door by an unknown assailant Friday night. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

'They're the victims'

Laurie Barry peeled back the tape covering the three bullet holes on the inside of the front door of her Barrie apartment on Monday.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES These are some runners who participated in the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka's Move to Give event Saturday morning at the Orillia location.

Moving to give back

As a youth, Stephanie Rayton didn't believed in herself, until she found her self-confidence at the YMCA.

Concussion Summit takes place in Toronto

Dr. Shannon Bauman, of Concussion North in Barrie, recently helped organize and speak at the Concussion Summit sponsored by the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation in Toronto. Experts included Bauman and a physiotherapist from Concussion North, Carolyn Glatt. The focus of the summit was to emphasize the importance of physician-led multidisciplinary care