Are you between the ages of 18 and 29 and up for a challenge that can win you cash and help you quit or cut back on your tobacco use? Then WoulduRather.ca, running between Jan. 26 and March 9, 2015, is the right challenge for you. Continue reading
Grade 7 students at Notre Dame Catholic School in Orillia recently participated in a memorable and unique science experience involving something most of us take for granted – trees. Continue reading
Barrie, Orillia, Huntsville and Gravenhurst are the sites for January STOP smoking workshops. Each workshop includes a free supply of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in the form of the patch. Public health nurses will provide information on the proper use of the NRT as well as counselling and tips to support your quit attempt. Continue reading
The Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a structure fire at the Port of Orillia building on Centennial Drive in Orillia. Continue reading
Simple ideas for a complicated time of year
By Karen Graham
For many people, this is a difficult time of year. Expectations around the holidays are often unrealistic – everyone should be happy and merry and bright and stuff. Regardless of how the holiday season is for you, perhaps the best approach is to keep everything simple.
In that spirit, here is a short list of simple things to try this year. Continue reading