Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader Patrick Brown made a visit to the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre, Tuesday, providing free Hockey Night in Barrie VIII tickets to patients and their families. The event will be held Aug. 13 at the Barrie Molson Centre and will feature the talented Connor McDavid and Aaon Ekblad. Money from the event goes towards cancer care at RVH and the development of a child and youth mental health program. For more information, visit www.ticketpro.ca or www.hockeynightinbarrie.com. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Sharing some hockey tickets

Ontario Progressive Conservative Party leader Patrick Brown made a visit to the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre, Tuesday, providing free Hockey

Alison Green, an investigator with the OSPCA, visits the location where 12 chipmunks and three squirrels were found dead nearly two months ago on a property in the north end of Barrie. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Animal deaths a mystery

Shirley Cuthbert says the disturbing discovery of more than a dozen dead animals on the Barrie Country Club's property has left her staff shaken.

A dejected Jason MacGougan lowers his head after his team's season ends following a tough loss in the semifinals to the Huronia Stallions bantam football team, Saturday at the Barrie Community Sports Complex in Midhurst. ZACH MACPHERSON/PHOTO

Stallions get title shot

The Huronia Stallions bantam football team took on the visiting Oakville Titans on Saturday in Midhurst in the Ramsey Conference championship game.

Taser shown during arrest

A man under a court order not to be in Barrie was taken into custody late Monday night after a Taser was shown during his arrest.

REUTERS FILE PHOTO From left are New Democratic Party Leader Thomas Mulcair, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

Let the race begin

Candidates running locally in the Oct. 19 federal election are split over whether Sunday's kickoff to 11 weeks of campaigning was a good idea, but all

     

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