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Mark Fisher stands, during Thursday afternoon's rain, where one of two planned bridges is planned to improve access to Barrie's dog-off-leash area in Sunnidale Park. MARK WANZEL photo

Spending questioned

Mark Fisher says it's a leap to put two bridges across the little waterway at Barrie's Sunnidale Park.

Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard announced federal Canada Summer Jobs grant funding for the Town of Innisfil on Wednesday. He was joined by Innisfil Mayor Gord Wauchope, Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin, councillors Stan Daurio, Carolyn Payne and Doug Lougheed, and some of the students who have been hired. MIRIAM KING/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Jobs program a ‘resounding success’

The training room at Innisfil’s operations centre was filled with young workers on Wednesday morning, receiving training for their new summer jobs with the town’s parks or roads departments.

WWI medals not stolen

INNISFIL – Four World War One medals from an uncle wounded at Vimy Ridge were not stolen during a break-in here Tuesday, it turns out.

Premier Kathleen Wynne talks at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce fireside in Sudbury on Tuesday May 23, 2017. (Gino Donato/Postmedia Network)

Hydro rate cut will cost at least $45B

Premier Kathleen Wynne's plan to cut hydro bills by 25% comes with an electrifying price tag for the government - anywhere between $63 billion to $93 billion if financed with borrowed money, a review by the province's Financial Accountability Office concludes.

Senior injured

A Barrie senior was injured when his power-assisted tricycle collided with a Mazda near the corner of Simcoe and Mary streets Wednesday afternoon.