Police find weapon after search in Barrie's north end

Police are conducting an evidence search on Melrose Avenue in Barrie, Ont. on Sat. July 31, 2021 (Luke Simard/CTV News Barrie) Police are conducting an evidence search on Melrose Avenue in Barrie, Ont. on Sat. July 31, 2021 (Luke Simard/CTV News Barrie)

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German election to set direction after 16 years under Merkel

Germany's closely fought election on Sunday will set the direction of the European Union's most populous country after 16 years under Angela Merkel, whose party is scrambling to avoid defeat by its center-left rivals after a rollercoaster campaign. The environmentalist Greens also are eyeing at least a share of power.