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Off-road vehicle falls through ice on Lake Simcoe, 3 people rescued

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Emergency crews had a busy Tuesday afternoon after an off-road vehicle fell through the ice on Lake Simcoe. On Tuesday, just after 2:15 p.m., Orillia OPP, Ramara Fire and Rescue Services and Simcoe County Paramedics were called to a water rescue. An …

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Tribunal rules in favour of injured migrant workers seeking more compensation

Six years after a devastating injury on an Ontario farm, Leroy Thomas says he’s finally feeling hopeful about the future. The former seasonal worker from Jamaica dislocated his spine while working at a Simcoe, Ont., tobacco farm in 2017, an injury that left him unable to continue as an agricultural …

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County of Simcoe reassuring residents after province announces dismantling of Peel Region

The County of Simcoe is trying to reassure residents after the Ford government announced plans to dissolve the Region of Peel and re-evaluate other regional governments, including Simcoe. In a statement, County of Simcoe warden Basil Clarke said that the county is at a different point in its evolution than …

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Layoffs at Simcoe County hospital due to funding cuts spark concern for Ontario Nurses Assoc.

Amid calls to bring more health-care workers to the province, the Ontario Nurses Association worries 13 nurses laid off at a Simcoe County hospital is just the start of a downward spiral. The Ontario Nurses Association confirmed to Global News that 13 nurses at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, Ont., …

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