Jagmeet Singh soared to victory Sunday as the first ballot winner of the NDP federal leadership race.
Two years ago, when he was 11 years old, Zachary Hofer wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The precocious, blond-haired Barrie boy informed the PM that he intended, in 2017, to walk across the province to raise money to benefit youth mental health issues.
In recent days, you could be excused for feeling as if we live in a world where hate trumps love.
In the end, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) got it right. But the lengthy, costly process that finally concluded Friday with a decision that allows Burl’s Creek to host large-scale concerts at its Oro-Medonte venue is a stark example of why the provincial entity is being overhauled.
There might be hope yet for municipal politics in Barrie.
More than 17 years ago city council debated building a new $25-million performing arts centre in Barrie's downtown.
If a majority of city councillors don't want to build a proposed, $120.5-million Barrie-Simcoe Emergency Services Campus, they should just say so.
The World Wide Web made its debut in 1990 and it's still a relatively young technology. Perhaps that's why it still resembles the wild west, where anything and everything goes.
The math just doesn't work for a byelection in Barrie's Ward 6.
People provide emergency services, not buildings.
There’s no definitive answer whether raising Ontario’s minimum wage is good for employers, their workers or even the province’s economy.
Barrie city police deserve credit for reviewing 2015-2016 sexual assault cases determined to be unfounded, in which investigators don't think a crime took place or was attempted.