None of us should have too much salt and neither should Mother Nature.Local conservation authorities and the City of Barrie are ramping up efforts to see less salt getting into the environment, but not at the expense of safety.According to Environment Canada, residents in the Lake Simcoe watershed can expect a winter with lots of snow.But residents
Mark Wanzel/photoAdam Framssen inspects his work after spending over an hour shoveling his sidewalk and driveway as Barrie received its first major snowstorm Friday.
Lanterns light the path toward an outdoor bread oven, where events programmer Shaughna Crew prepares sugar cookies for visitors during the Simcoe County Museum’s Christmas, Past and Present. The two-day event ran Thursday and Friday. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO
“The public’s trust is essential and it must be earned every day.”
A tug-of-war for Barrie industrial land went to a familiar face.
Jeff French is Springwater Township's new deputy fire chief.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge allowed Wisconsin’s presidential recount to move forward Friday as a another federal judge in Pennsylvania planned to take the weekend to decide on a Green Party-backed request to recount paper ballots and examine election computer systems for signs of hacking.
Kevin O'Leary is expected to announce his intentions on his bid for the federal Conservative leadership on Monday, sources confirm.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman assaulted as a girl during a 1982 sexual attack that killed her mother says she was coerced into identifying the wrong man as the assailant and is asking Missouri’s governor to free that person who has spent 34 years in prison for the crimes.
SAINT-HYACINTHE, Que. — Two Quebec teens charged with conspiracy to commit murder and sexual assault in an alleged plot against some of their classmates will remain behind bars.
Police in Florida say a man shot his ex-wife four times during an argument at an Orlando karaoke bar early Friday morning.
Man charged with stealing kids’ Christmas toys from London, Ont., church
STEWIACKE, N.S. — A man who says he pulled a dead mouse from a cup of Tim Hortons coffee is asking for an apology from the restaurant chain.
Valuables have been stolen from urns in two mausoleums, police in Burlington say.
South Korean lawmakers on Friday impeached President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country’s first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury.
The illegally occupied Oakland warehouse where dozens of partygoers perished in a blaze does not appear in a database fire inspectors use to schedule inspections and may never have been checked for fire hazards, a firefighter with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
Dylann Roof hesitated for about 20 seconds when an FBI agent asked him what he was doing on the night nine black church members were killed during Bible study.
An early morning fire at a central Virginia marina destroyed about a dozen boats Friday, sinking some and sending others ablaze down the James River.
Both Nadine Mahe des Portes and the rat panicked when she inadvertently stepped on it on her walk back from work through Paris.