A look at 27 Greenfield Ave. in Barrie, which was badly damaged by the tornado in 1985. CHRIS SPANIS PHOTO

Then and now

We offer a look at some of the homes and areas badly damaged by the 1985 Barrie tornado and a look at how these areas appear today, 30 years later.

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) staff take part in a Code Green mock evacuation scenario. Staff hold practice drills and participate in large scale mock disaster exercises to always be prepared. RVH Photo

Ready for any disaster

Health-care and communication technologies may have changed since the 1985 Barrie tornado, but the readiness of Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Driver put up a fight: police

INNISFIL - A 51-year-old Innisfil man is facing several charges after South Simcoe police say he drove drunk after challenging people to a fight.