Ian McInroy, Barrie Examiner

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Barrie police officers, along with the canine unit and paramedics, were called to Gunn Street before noon Monday after a reported home invasion and a shooting. According to police, a 60-year-old man was transported to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre and was listed as being in stable condition. Officers canvased the area as the investigation continued throughout the afternoon. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Man taken to Barrie hospital: city police

Barrie city police are looking for two suspects believed to be armed with a gun following a home invasion and shooting at a Gunn Street residence on Monday morning.

Enrolment increase at Catholic board

After years of declining numbers, enrolment has increased in both the elementary and secondary levels at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB).

The provincial Liberals announced this week that it is cancelling plans to sign contracts for up to 1,000 megawatts of power from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to help keep rates down for consumers. BARRIE EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Liberal announcement a 'harsh call'

Hydro consumers won’t be forking over an additional couple of bucks after an announcement from the provincial Liberal government on Tuesday.

Traffic makes its way through a construction zone just inside the Barrie city limits along County Road 90, Thursday. When completed, the road improvements will eventually include a portion of Dunlop Street West. Mark Wanzel/Photo

Highway 90 project nearly 50% completed

Motorists dealing with construction on Highway 90 between Angus and Barrie can take some comfort in the fact that the project should be half completed by year's end.

Derrick Smith, back left, vice-president of the Barrie and District Labour Council, and his family, along with members of the Curran clan, were among hundreds of people who attended the annual Free Family Lunch Picnic, hosted by the Public Service Alliance of Canada, at Sunnidale Park on Monday. Members of various unions celebrated accomplishments unions have made in workplaces across the province. Ian McInroy /Barrie Examiner

Labour council hosts family event in Barrie

Dan Janssen was speaking from the heart on Monday. The Barrie resident and member of the Barrie and District Labour Council, spoke to hundreds of people who gathered at Sunnidale Park on Labour Day Monday for the annual Free Family Lunch Picnic, hosted by the Public Service Alliance of Canada.