Reuters The federal government has opened doors to privatized vendors for medical marijuana production.

Medical pot talk surfaces

INNISFIL — Innisfil residents learned more about medical marijuana production facilities in the town during an open house Thursday evening.

OPP officer hurt in crash

SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY TWP. - An OPP officer suffered minor injuries following an early-morning crash on Highway 400, Thursday,

IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER Barrie's former Lakeview Dairy site has been tied up in the courts since late 2011, but the Ontario Superior of Justice has recently dismissed the lawsuit by a potential developer and 185/205 Dunlop St. E. is for sale

Lakeview land up for grabs

A lawsuit has been dismissed against the owners of Barrie's former Lakeview Dairy site, so this prime piece of waterfront property is on the market ag

CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER Registered nurses Miae Kim, left, Eloise Bonin, Marian Facciolo, Lori Brown and Anita Moore picket on St. Vincent Street near the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit in Barrie, Friday.

Health-care workers walk the line

Bundled up against the frigid wind, dozens of nurses walked the picket line on Sperling Drive Friday in Barrie after talks with management at the prov

Garrett Rank lines up his putt during a practice round at the Barrie Country Club this past September in anticipation of the Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Tournament. Rank, who won that tournament, is also a hockey referee during the winter months. He officiated his first NHL game earlier this month in Buffalo. BARRIE EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Golf champ refs in NHL

Garrett Rank, who won the 2014 Canadian Mid-Amateur golf championship in Barrie, doesn't just sit around all winter and wait for the snow to melt.

South Simcoe police RIDE spotcheck. QMI FILE PHOTO


South Simcoe police will be raising their game for Sunday's Super Bowl.

Matt Mistele of the Oshawa Generals and Barrie Colts defenceman Jonathan Laser tangle in the corner during Ontario Hockey League action at the Barrie Molson Centre on Thursday night. The Generals came out on top, 5-1. ZACH MACPHERSON/PHOTO

Generals dismiss Colts

The Barrie Colts have shown that they can hang with the league’s best. Beating them, however, is still another story.