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This regular feature on CollingwoodToday seeks to recognize and thank local frontline and essential workers through community submissions of photographs and words of thanks.
Today’s essential workers of the day are local home care providers from Independent Living Services of Simcoe County and Area. They are (in no particular order) Nellie Teekins, Kim Haines, Julie McDonald, Jazzmin Scott, and Sara Denbok. Contributed photo
Dec 13, 2019 6:30 PM By: BarrieToday Staff
The County of Simcoe is congratulating 17 local businesses and organizations for taking action to become more age-friendly.
More emotional support for caregivers, parents needed advocacy group saysRead More
Starting Nov. 1, children 12 and under can ride Barrie Transit for free, and seniors 65+ can ride free on Thursdays.
Mobi Mats provide non-slip and traffic-resistant access for wheelchairs, strollers, walkers, etc. Read More
The program is entirely volunteer run and donation based.
Sad loss with the recent passing of Peggy Oakley, a dedicated RETIRED – ILS volunteer.
Many shops and offices could use some accessibility upgrades, Barrie woman saysRead More
Originally Barrie United Appeal, United Way Simcoe Muskoka celebrates 60 years