Local veterinarians in Simcoe and Muskoka are continuing to offer a series of low-cost rabies clinics this week and next.
The last round of clinics is coming this weekend, in Bracebridge, Barrie, Angus, Ramara, Oro-Medonte, Cookstown, and Tottenham. Continue reading
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County is hosting a public event at the Mady Centre on Oct. 30, 2014 to celebrate 25 years of inspiring positive change. The event “It’s not Black and White, it’s Black and Orange” brings Dr. Laurie Middlestadt, a physician at the Vanier Centre for Women and Dr. Jim Bolton, a physician at the Central North Correctional Centre to share their experiences working with women in Canada’s correctional facilities. Continue reading
The health unit has partnered with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to offer workshops this fall to help local adults quit tobacco.
Tobacco use is the number one cause of preventable death and disease in Canada. It is also hard to break the addiction without practice and support. Continue reading
By Kim Goggins
Things are on track to make this Halloween very special in Washago.
A group of volunteers being led by Chris Godin, a local resident and Toronto fire fighter, are starting to build pieces of the haunted house interactive experience that will take place at the Washago Community Centre on Friday, Oct. 31 between 6 and 9 p.m. Continue reading
The Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW) closed for another year on Oct. 13, 2014.
Parks Canada encourages the public to use caution in and around canal structures and channels. From mid-October to the end of May, the canal’s lock stations are closed and their use is at one’s one risk. Continue reading