Peter Beacock became involved with the Simcoe County District School Board as a frustrated parent nearly 20 years ago. Today, he is chair of the board.
INNISFIL – A male entered Coffee Time through a window and left with cash early Tuesday morning.
A Hawkestone man found sleeping in his vehicle, the engine still running, later blew three times the legal limit Monday night.
ESSA TOWNSHIP – An Etobicoke senior was charged with impaired driving after a 911 call about an erratic driver on Innisfil Beach Road early Monday.
A Barrie Ward 8 candidates debate will take place Tuesday, Sept. 30 at Unity Christian High School, at 25 Burton Ave.
COLLINGWOOD — Thieves bounced away with a trampoline from a Telfer Road backyard, last week.
Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia has suspended its men's rugby team because of a hazing complaint, although the school has released few details about the allegations.
The body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent was found on Tuesday morning in a shallow grave at an industrial site several miles from the house she was trying to sell at the time of her disappearance last week, police said.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and Director Julia Pierson promised to make changes to agency procedures to ensure it would never happen again.
The sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges she made a threatening phone call to a woman, telling her she could "put a bomb where you live."
When Luka Magnotta mailed Jun Lin's hands and feet to political parties and two schools, he gift-wrapped them in pink paper and referenced the prime minister's wife in a note left in one, his murder trial heard Tuesday.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades ahead of what some fear may be a push by police to clear the roads before Chinese National Day.
A Quebec judge sided with a woman who paid for a parrot autopsy and demanded to be reimbursed nearly $4,000 from the pet store that sold her the sick bird that died three months after bringing it home.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks."
Search and recovery efforts for at least two dozen victims of Japan's worst volcanic eruption in decades were called off on Tuesday due to worries about rising volcanic activity, including the chance of another steam explosion.
Jun Lin is not the only person who appears in the "graphic, gruesome and potentially upsetting" 10-minute video that Luka Magnotta posted to the Internet, the Crown said Monday.
Again and again the warnings were repeated over the last few weeks as the Luka Magnotta murder trial neared its opening. And yet no word of caution can really prepare you for the horror that flashes up on the screen.
Senators remain unimpressed with the CBC's latest attempt at transparency.
Several third-party groups told MPs on Monday to pay down debt and cut taxes.