By Kim Goggins
Oct. 22, 2014 started off as a typical Wednesday in Caucus. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was at the podium, addressing the Conservative group before him and Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton was in the audience. It was around 10 a.m.
Then the room was startled by a loud and singular ‘bang’. Harper paused but then continued speaking. Continue reading
First of all, thank you everyone for your support and willingness to help with the Severn Spooktacular!
This Saturday and Sunday at 9:30am we will be commencing the building of features, etc. Anyone that can attend would be greatly appreciated. Please feel free to bring your friends, family and neighbours! Anyone of any age willing to help is welcome. We have a wide range of tasks for different ages/skill levels. You will need to come dressed for outdoor conditions and in clothes that can get dirty. If you can contact us to let us know if you can attend, that would be great. Continue reading
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