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Shared: Coast guard helicopters assist in Midland icebreaking operations

Images obtained by Canadian Coast Guard helicopters are vital in helping icebreaking ships plan their routes in opening up iced-in harbours across the Great Lakes. On Saturday, March 16, the Canadian Coast Guard’s Bell 429 helicopter stationed at the base in Parry Sound flew out… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Coast guard helicopters assist in Midland […]

Shared: Investors moving forward with Port McNicoll waterfront development

The large development planned for the Port McNicoll waterfront is still in the works. A group of investors, which includes CIM International and Toronto-based Milbourne Real Estate, purchased the 455-hectare (1,126-acre) property from Skyline Investments in July 2017 for $42… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Investors moving forward with Port McNicoll waterfront development (9) Share With […]

Shared: Timeline: an ongoing history of Midland Bay Landing (former Unimin property)

Unimin Canada Ltd. closed its waterfront plant in June 2012; since then, the 16.24-hectare waterfront property has sat vacant and undeveloped. This timeline is a history of the property. It is a living source of information that will be updated as the property’s story continues: … Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Timeline: an ongoing history of […]

Shared: Youth charged with break, enter and theft from Victoria Harbour home

A 16-year-old male has been charged with three offenses related to a break and entry and theft from a Maple Street home in Victoria Harbour during dark hours of March 16-17. OPP officers with the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment responded to a call on March 17 and conducted an… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Youth charged […]

Shared: School bus involved in minor crash in Tay Township

A driver of a school bus was charged with turning movement infraction Monday morning after the bus carrying 44 passengers collided with a passenger van. The Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the OPP responded at 9:20 a.m. to the two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Jephson… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: School bus involved in minor […]

Shared: Georgian Bay General Hospital to hire two obstetrician/gynecologists

Georgian Bay General Hospital is planning for doctors it will need in the future. “Succession planning is as important as recruitment and retention because you’ve got to be always looking ahead. If you are recruiting for today you are in crisis,” said David Gravelle, physician… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Georgian Bay General Hospital to hire […]

Shared: Keewatin staying docked in Port McNicoll

The Keewatin appears to be staying put. After a year of uncertainty and talk of possible relocation, the Friends of Keewatin have committed to keeping the historic ship in Port McNicoll. “Throughout the turmoil of being forced to look for another home for the Keewatin …… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Keewatin staying docked in Port […]

Shared: ‘Our Health’ experts to have conversation about diabetic care

A panel of diabetic experts will be talking about how to care for, manage and live with diabetes during the next “Our Health” discussion on April 16 at the Midland Cultural Centre. The disease currently affects more than 30 per cent of the population and is affecting more and… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: ‘Our Health’ […]

Shared: Midland man charged with impersonating police officer

A 27-year-old Midland man has been charged for impersonating a police officer. The OPP have charged Brandon (Don) Waites in connection with a series of police impersonation incidents throughout the north Simcoe area. An investigation was initiated after the OPP received… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland man charged with impersonating police officer (75) Share With […]