Rodney Noganosh, 56, was elected chief of Chippewas of Rama First Nation in Friday's election. He defeated longtime chief Sharon Stinson Henry by 93 votes. SARA CARSON/THE PACKET & TIMES

New chief 'community driven'

Rodney Noganosh has been named chief of Chippewas of Rama First Nation, but says he wants the entire community to lead as a team.

Teen admits to crimes

A resident of Michael Crescent in Barrie's north end attended the police station Monday morning advising that his vehicle had been entered overnight.

A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Innisfil Street and Essa Road sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon. Police say the collision involved a vehicle that suffered brake failure and charges were laid against one of the drivers. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

Two sent to hospital

A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Innisfil Street and Essa Road sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday a

Nate Platt winds up as he has some fun at the annual Labour Day picnic at Sunnidale Park in Barrie, Monday. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

A day for labour

Like everything else at the Labour Day picnic at Sunnidale Park, a colourful hand-made paper chain turned soggy in the rain Monday afternoon.

Vehicle impounded

INNISFIL - A 51-year-old Toronto woman lost her vehicle for a week after she was caught drinking and driving in Innisfil.

     

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