Bad weather brought this 100-year-old tree on Steel Street in Barrie Sunday afternoon. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

Storm knocks out power

A severe weather system through southwest and southern Ontario knocked out power to nearly 50,000 Hydro One customers.

Tables and chairs are strewn around the area as the Rotary beer tent at Kempenfest suffered damage as a thunderstorm raged through the city Sunday afternoon. Powerlines and trees were reported around the county. J.T. McVeigh Photo

Weather dampens Kempenfest

Severe weather resulted in the cancellation of George Canyon's concert at the main stage at Barrie's Kempenfest Sunday evening.

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO POSTMEDIA Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne meets Zoe Canning, 10, during an event in Penetanguishene, Saturday, marking the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s visit to the region.

Premier pays homage to Champlain

PENETANGUISHENE - Recognizing one of the province’s most important milestones helps give all Ontarians a better understanding of their collective past