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Lands set aside for the 400-404 Link north of Bradford have been sitting so long, the vegetation is regenerating. Miriam King/Postmedia Network

400-404 Link back in the Growth Plan

BWG - The Province of Ontario released a revised and updated version of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe on May 18, and there was good news for Bradford West Gwillimbury.

Simcoe County District School Board director Steve Blake, left, and chairman Peter Beacock take part in 2017-18 budget discussions during Wednesday night's meeting. The board's approximately $572 million budget was passed. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Questions raised about absenteeism

Simcoe County District School Board trustees had some questions for staff Wednesday night prior to passing a budget pegged at more than half-a-billion dollars.

Most collisions are preventable. Police are asking motorists to be cautious when pulling out of driveways or making turns. Miriam King/Postmedia Network

Motorists told, Look before you pull out

South Simcoe - Just before 1:20 p.m. on May 17, South Simcoe Police, Innisfil Fire & Rescue and Paramedics were called to a serious collision between a motorcycle and a car on 10 Sideroad, just north of Line 3 in Innisfil. The driver of the motorcycle, a 61 year old Bradford male, was taken to Southlake, then transferred to a Toronto trauma centre,

Premier Kathleen Wynne talks at the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce fireside in Sudbury on Tuesday May 23, 2017. (Gino Donato/Postmedia Network)

Hydro rate cut will cost at least $45B

Premier Kathleen Wynne's plan to cut hydro bills by 25% comes with an electrifying price tag for the government - anywhere between $63 billion to $93 billion if financed with borrowed money, a review by the province's Financial Accountability Office concludes.

Joan Crockatt, the Tory candidate for the upcoming Calgary-Centre byelection, waves to drivers beside Richmond Rd SW in Calgary, Alta. on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. Edward Dawson/Calgary Sun

2015 federal election may have been influenced

Foreign money funnelled towards Canadian political advocacy groups affected the outcome of the 2015 federal election, according to a document filed last week with Elections Canada and obtained in part by the Herald.