Robber caught

A south-Barrie sandwich shop employee was robbed at knife-point Thursday morning by a man who was later tracked down by the city police canine unit.

JIM WATSON/FILE PHOTO Ramara is seeking funding to help cover the cost of damage caused by the tornado that swept through the township earlier this month.

In need of relief

Ramara is seeking provincial funding to help those whose properties were damaged when a tornado tore through the township Sept. 5.

Tom Hunse, an Innisfil volunteer fire captain and full-time Toronto firefighter, is standing up to his union so he can keep helping out in the town. TOWN OF INNISFIL PHOTO

Firefighter on the hot seat

INNISFIL — A full-time Toronto firefighter who is also an Innisfil resident and volunteer part time firefighter is being taken to task for his service

Barrie resident Brad Greenside tees off on the second day of the Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship at the Barrie Country Club on Wednesday. After opening the tournament on Tuesday with a 2-over par 74, Greenside shot up the leaderboard on Day 2 to finish in a tie for fifth place at 1-over par. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Greenside all go

The big guns are rising to the top of the leaderboard at the Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship, but so is an unheralded local player.

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie. Mark Wanzel Photo

Making a difference

Recently, I was very pleased to deliver funding on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose that will make a difference to the health and s