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Local Time

11:42 PM

Local Temperature

13.9°C

Weather Conditions

clear sky

SUNRISE: 7:39 AM
SUNSET: 6:27 PM

KILLER NURSE MAY BE IN JAIL, BUT NURSING HOME RESIDENTS NOT SAFER

In the town where registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer murdered seven residents under her care at a long- term care home, a provincial commission launched a public inquiry Wednesday that drew tears from the families of victims and warnings from insiders who say many more residents have been placed in harm’s way.

BARRIE HOSPITAL READIES FOR FLU SEASON

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) is now offering influenza immunization to staff, physicians, volunteers and students within the health centre to protect patient safety.

BARRETT GUILTY OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER IN BARRIE ROOMING-HOUSE STABBING

After a full day of deliberations, a jury found Terrence Barrett guilty of second-degree murder for stabbing his victim, Mike Segota, 22 times in the back and chest.

SANDBOX TO CREATE NEW BUSINESS, EMPLOYMENT,DIVERSIFY THE ECONOMY

Playing in this Sandbox doesn't come cheap, but the payback could be plenty.

'RE-TOUR' TO TRACE LEACOCK'S STEPS

Mention Stephen Leacock's name and most will quickly call to mind his most iconic work, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. But those who have studied the famed Canadian will just as quickly tell you that Leacock was much bigger than that skinny volume of comedic genius.

City Information & Statistics

Barrie is a city in Central Ontario, Canada, on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, the western arm of Lake Simcoe. Although located in Simcoe County, the city is politically independent. It is part of the Huronia region of Central Ontario. Barrie is within the northern part of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region of Ontario. In 2011 census, the city's population was originally reported as 135,711, making it the 34th largest in Canada. The city's 2011 population was subsequently revised to 136,063. The Barrie census metropolitan area (CMA) had a population of 187,013 residents, making it the 21st largest CMA in Canada. View More Information at Wikipedia

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