Health professionals advise people to get their flu shots. (FOTOLIA)

Flu cases rising: officials

With more cases of influenza showing up locally, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is advising residents to make sure they are taking precaution

Members of Barrie's Jewish community gathered at Centennial Beach Park Tuesday evening for the annual lighting of the Menorah to mark the start of Chanukah. On hand were several city councillors and Mayor Jeff Lehman, who was chosen flick the switch. A party followed at City Hall. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Let there be light

Members of Barrie's Jewish community gathered at Centennial Beach Park Tuesday evening for the annual lighting of the

Pepper sprayed

ALCONA – An Innisfil man wanted in connection with a pepper spray assault Sunday surrendered to South Simcoe police Wednesday.

TRACY MCLAUGHLIN PHOTO Barrie Angela McLeod holds photographs showing her client’s badly bruised leg and aftermath of surgery. Maria “Tonie” Farrell was assaulted by an OPP officer in Orillia in 2013.

Officer should be charged: lawyer

The Barrie lawyer representing a woman who a judge found was karate-kicked and beaten by an OPP officer is crying out to the province’s police watchdo

     

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