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BEYOND LOCAL: Suspect in 2023 Barrie bombing arrested in Ajax

BEYOND LOCAL: Suspect in 2023 Barrie bombing arrested in Ajax

'The arrest being made should put some ease into our community knowing that we accomplished what we said we were going to do,' says Barrie police official
BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario, federal government reach $357M housing agreement

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario, federal government reach $357M housing agreement

Ontario has submitted an ‘action plan’ with new measures to reflect how the province’s funding is delivered and how it will meet housing targets
Is work ethic what it used to be? Survey finds disconnect between perception and reality

Is work ethic what it used to be? Survey finds disconnect between perception and reality

While the pendulum seems to have swung to the ‘life’ side, some wonder if it has gone too far
BEYOND LOCAL: 'Very difficult day' - Barrie officials mourn toddler struck by truck

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Very difficult day' - Barrie officials mourn toddler struck by truck

'Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the community,' says Barrie mayor; investigation continues into death of 23-month-old boy in south end
BEYOND LOCAL: Massey Hall Lightfoot tribute was a fitting homage to a legend

BEYOND LOCAL: Massey Hall Lightfoot tribute was a fitting homage to a legend

Blue Rodeo, Burton Cummings, Tom Cochrane, Murray McLauchlan and others performed on a night that was as poignant as it was upbeat
BEYOND LOCAL: Former teacher fights to clear name after child porn charges dropped

BEYOND LOCAL: Former teacher fights to clear name after child porn charges dropped

Robert Aurich, an abuse survivor himself, shares how his 'life was destroyed' by drugs for a skin condition that caused a confirmed psychotic reaction, and the torment that continues despite charges being stayed
BEYOND LOCAL: Tonya Williams honoured as changemaker for Black filmmakers

BEYOND LOCAL: Tonya Williams honoured as changemaker for Black filmmakers

Williams will receive the Canadian Screen Awards’ Changemaker Award for her work with Reelworld, a festival and series of professional development initiatives for racially diverse filmmakers
BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet CEO calls for freeze on passenger fees to boost competition, reduce airfares

BEYOND LOCAL: WestJet CEO calls for freeze on passenger fees to boost competition, reduce airfares

Alexis von Hoensbroech is urging the federal government to review Canada’s user-pay model of airport finance, which relies on passengers to fund operations and improvements
BEYOND LOCAL: Boeing to spend $240-million on initiatives to bolster Quebec aerospace innovation

BEYOND LOCAL: Boeing to spend $240-million on initiatives to bolster Quebec aerospace innovation

U.S. industrial giant makes good on local investment commitments after winning a sole-source contract from Ottawa for military surveillance planes last fall
BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

BEYOND LOCAL: 'The whole country is not on fire': Canadian tourism industry struggles as fires rage

OTTAWA — Canada's tourism industry is trying to put on its Sunday best this week, showcasing itself to more than 500 international travel agents and tour operators at the largest annual tourism convention in Canada.