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Another suspicious fire at abandoned Barrie motel

Another suspicious fire at abandoned Barrie motel

Fire Marshal's Office notified
Guelph forced to hire security guards to help deal with angry residents dropping off yard waste

Guelph forced to hire security guards to help deal with angry residents dropping off yard waste

New $5 fee to drop off residential yard waste has some people throwing money at staff and becoming verbally abusive
It's official. Essar Global is in the running for U.S. Steel Canada

It's official. Essar Global is in the running for U.S. Steel Canada

The bid includes taking over almost $1 billion in pension liabilities
Timmins councillors steaming over price of asphalt

Timmins councillors steaming over price of asphalt

Steep asphalt costs from private sector could drive council to consider building its own plant
Air ambulance hit by laser beam after leaving Barrie

Air ambulance hit by laser beam after leaving Barrie

An Ornge air ambulance helicopter flying from Barrie to Toronto on Sunday was hit by a laser beam, causing possible eye injury to a pilot and grounding the aircraft - one of only 2 servicing the area - for several hours
Barrie city councillor advises parents to choose Catholic school board

Barrie city councillor advises parents to choose Catholic school board

A Barrie city councillor says parents should transfer their teens to St. Peter's Catholic Secondary School, rather sending them to an over-crowed Innisdale Secondary School this fall
Dragon boats invade Guelph Lake <b>(15 photos)</b>

Dragon boats invade Guelph Lake (15 photos)

Annual event raises money for charity, promotes fitness and team building as well as some friendly competition
Trump is 'very, very scary man' - Premier Wynne tells Sault kids

Trump is 'very, very scary man' - Premier Wynne tells Sault kids

Wynne made the remark this afternoon at Northern Heights Public School in Sault Ste. Marie.
Bending North Bay

Bending North Bay

“Taking North Bay the way we see it and bend it a little bit which is kind of what I am doing with the pictures.”
North Bay native 12th in Olympic backstroke race

North Bay native 12th in Olympic backstroke race

Bouchard finishes sixth in her semi-final heat.