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Students at the Georgian College Barrie campus will be back in the classroom on Tuesday after provincial legislators enacted back-to-work legislation on Sunday. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Making up for lost time?

Ontario college semesters have been extended in December and now stretch into January, to make up for class time lost during the five-week faculty strike.

Barrie police say this truck was stolen from Southshore Centre on Thursday, and is connected to an armed robbery early Sunday. Submitted photo

Gas station robbed

Cash and smokes were taken when an Ultramar gas station was robbed at knife-point early Sunday in Barrie.

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Knife pointed at clerk

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - Police are looking for a woman following an attempted armed robbery at a gas station Saturday night.

Drugs stolen

BRADFORD – Prescription drugs were taken from a pharmacy here following a break- in from the vacant store next door.

Despite the wet weather, Barrie's annual Santa Claus Parade went ahead Saturday evening. Old Saint Nick weathered the storm with a smile for the children, and an umbrella. KEVIN LAMB photo

Santa in Barrie

Despite the wet weather, Barrie's annual Santa Claus Parade went ahead Saturday evening.

Georgian College students Sara Smith-Knox, left, and Myja Hogendoorn, say students should be reimbursed for time out of the classroom. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

College strike to end

(CP) - Ontario’s legislature is expected to pass a bill today that would force striking faculty at the province’s colleges to return to work, with classes resuming Tuesday.