Thousands packed downtown streets Friday for the first Canada Day celebration in two years, not restricted by pandemic measures.
Police in Gravenhurst say a man has died after being reported missing.
Two people have been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following an early morning assault in Wasaga Beach.
The skies will be lit up on Friday for Canada Day, with fireworks displays planned for several areas across the region.
Ontario drivers experienced some relief from record-setting prices at the pump on Friday as the province's gas tax cut came into effect.
Friday marks the return of restriction-free Canada Day festivities across the region, with a series of closures to celebrate the nation's birthday.
A Barrie woman who encountered a man posing as a cop at an accident scene is grateful she followed her instincts and refused to get into his car when he offered.
In the wake of last year’s discoveries of unmarked graves at residential schools and the prominent displays of the Canadian flag during 'Freedom Convoy' protests, some Canadians are re-evaluating the meaning of the national symbol.
This Canada Day long weekend, police want everyone to stay safe and make wise choices as many people plan to enjoy the first restriction-free summer in two years.
Dozens of people gathered in downtown Barrie on Thursday evening to denounce the United States Supreme court's decision to overturn the country's constitutional protection for abortion rights.
Provincial police say a fire that claimed the life of a Gravenhurst woman last August and displaced several others has been deemed accidental.
A Parry Sound man has been charged following a violent assault this week.
Police are investigating an armed robbery after two suspects allegedly jumped into a pizza delivery car and took off in Muskoka.
Police are investigating after a man was killed while trapped under garage door at a Caledon workplace Thursday.
A garage fire in Newmarket has temporarily displaced three residents after smoke filled their home.
There's good news for drivers in Ontario who hate parallel parking and don’t currently have G class licence.
A Barrie company may have found the secret to joy, if not happiness.
The Sadlon Arena in Barrie was packed with proud families, teachers and staff Tuesday afternoon as Bear Creek Secondary School graduates walked the stage.
Ten weeks of sipping a cold drink on Orillia's patios are lined up as both City of Orillia councillors and the Downtown Orillia Management Board (DOMB) gave two thumbs up to road closures this summer.
This year's Seniors' Month theme, "Stay Active, Connected and Safe" has seniors with cognitive impairments exercising by playing video games.
The unique three-person play will pay homage to all of William Shakespeare's works.
It's a day of fun in Tay Township Saturday as the community is marking a few milestones with one major celebration.
An unusual sight was captured Friday afternoon in Barrie as a swarm of bees stopped to rest on a tree on Livingstone Street East.
Public-sector teachers in Ontario will see their wages increase by more than one per cent as legislation aimed at capping compensation for those workers is set to expire later this year.
A longtime Toronto legislator has been named interim leader of Ontario's New Democrats as the Official Opposition party gears up for a leadership contest.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford defended his decision Monday to name his nephew minister of citizenship and multiculturalism, saying the newly elected legislator has spent years representing one of the most diverse communities in the province.
Ontario drivers could soon see the end of 'unfair' insurance policies with premiums based on postal codes, Premier Doug Ford said Thursday.
Ontario gas prices are about to take a huge drop and one expert says it will be 'well worth waiting' if drivers can hold off on filling up.
An Ontario man says he's frustrated with his bank after almost 500,000 of his travel points disappeared.
Ontario is more than doubling the maximum rate a landlord can raise a tenant's rent next year – marking the highest rent increase guideline in the province in a decade.
A Nexus card is supposed to help put low-risk Canadians on the fast track when crossing the U.S. border, but at least 330,000 Canadians aren’t sure when their applications will be processed.
A recently opened tunnel is offering visitors a brand new view of Niagara Falls.
As gas prices and food costs continue to escalate and another interest rate hike is expected next month, many Canadians are wondering if a recession is coming and how to prepare for a possible economic downturn.
Experts are divided on whether the 'Eco Mode' button will save drivers money on gas.
Supply chain issues are leading to shortages of some pool chemicals, including liquid chorine, that many people rely on to kill germs and bacteria and to keep water sparkling clean.
After becoming a casualty of a major downsizing at work, Robert Mah converted his minivan into a solar-powered mobile office and drove from Ontario to Victoria, B.C.
Thousands of people wearing red and white and waiving Canadian flags packed downtown Ottawa to celebrate Canada's 155th birthday on Friday, while groups of protesters popped up around Parliament Hill to protest COVID-19 vaccines and federal restrictions.
It's been 25 years since Saskatchewan's last residential school closed, but some are still healing.
U.S. President Joe Biden intends to nominate an anti-abortion Republican lawyer to a federal judgeship, two Kentucky Democrats informed of the decision say.
Canada Day has kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and the tourism sector is hopeful the first season in three years largely free of COVID-19 restrictions will marshal a much-needed boost for a pandemic-stricken industry.
A California man has posted a widely-shared video in an attempt to educate people about the monkeypox virus outbreak, to encourage people to get vaccinated if they're eligible and to make it very clear: 'You do not want this.'
When Dan Fine returned from his first trip volunteering at animal shelters on the Polish-Ukrainian border in late April, he immediately felt compelled to return to continue helping pets that have been left behind in the war.
Moving toward reconciliation doesn't come from jumping 'the queue to perfection,' but by building bridges and trusting one another, Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk told CTV News Channel during Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa on Friday.
A recent survey shows nearly 50 per cent of Canadians who rent expect to do so forever. As rising interest and inflation rates contribute to a sense of pessimism among first-time homebuyers in Canada, some are sharing their struggles with purchasing their first house.