Fire caused $50,000 in damage to Spring Vacuum and Furniture at the corner of Dunlop Street and Ferndale Drive on Thursday night, says the Barrie Fire and Emergency Service.
None of the complaints made to Barrie's integrity commissioner last year went very far.
City councillors will consider a motion to prohibit the use or display of wildlife or exotic animals, as part of its business licensing bylaw. It would allow a circus to obtain a business licence if it didn't incorporate wildlife and/or exotic animals.
Security guards were struck while trying to arrest a man after two vodka bottles were lifted from Barrie's downtown liquor store Saturday.
The British media honed in on what one outlet described as an “awkward” encounter between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the young Prince George in reports on the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Victoria.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s promise to meet with all kinds of Canadians took them to Vancouver’s gritty Downtown Eastside Sunday, where they met with mothers recovering from addiction who said the visit helped show them they are respected, despite their struggles.
A teenager caught up in a double shooting in Florida that left his older brother dead has been quietly deported to Canada following a remarkable standoff between U.S. federal authorities and the state judge who sentenced him, The Canadian Press has learned.
Ottawa has confirmed that a Canadian is among three people taken hostage in Libya earlier this week.
An Albanian taxi driver who has plastered his cab with pictures of Donald Trump says the U.S. presidential candidate has helped his business prosper.
Iran’s state-run news agency is reporting that Canadian-Iranian professor Homa Hoodfar has been freed from prison and flown out of the country.
A passenger spotted a python curled around the armrest of another passenger’s seat on a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen “bullet” train.
A lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman said Monday he will argue that his client has been the victim of torture.
Houston authorities say a gunman who wounded six people at a strip mall on the city’s southwest side before dawn Monday is dead.
A report from a New York fire department says a 12-year-old boy set paper on fire in his home this month, igniting a blaze that killed his 8-year-old brother and 4-year-old sister.
The U.S. Coast Guard says one of two Connecticut boaters missing for a week has been found alive, drifting on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts.
Berlin police say a 43-year-old Norwegian tourist is in custody after biting off part of the ear of a man who tried to break up a fight between him and a dark-skinned German passenger he’d allegedly taunted.
Thai police are attempting to identify a dismembered body found in a freezer when they raided an apartment and arrested three men.
The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbour as so “creepy, rude and obnoxious” that she kept a Taser by her front door.
A man has been arrested after Pippa Middleton’s iCloud storage account was hacked.