Close call for man after boat catches fire on Georgian Bay

Two people in a canoe went out to save a man after his boat caught fire in Georgian Bay Wednesday. At 10:32 a.m. members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a 911 call…

Arrest made in Haliburton murder case

An arrest has been made in a Haliburton murder case. For the past year, investigators under the direction of Detective Inspector Martin Graham of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) have been working to identify the person…

Spiritual care supports patient care at MAHC

In honour of Spiritual and Religious Care Awareness Week October 17-23, 2016, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is proud to recognize members of the community who play a role in supporting patient care at the hospitals. Virtually everybody with Yosemite will…

Rural ratepayers to see electricity bills decrease by an average of $540 a year

Today Ontario passed legislation that will rebate the provincial portion of the HST from electricity bills as of January 1, 2017.   The Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016 will reduce electricity costs by 8 per cent on the…

Algonquin Park to remain a park for the enjoyment of all

The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Algonquins of Ontario celebrated a major milestone in their journey toward reconciliation and renewed relationships today by signing a historic Agreement-in-Principle This is a key step toward a modern-day treaty…

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