5 Things You Need to Know Today: August 30, 2016

Today's top stories

May Be The World’s Smallest Coffee Shop


Iconic British Phone booths have been transformed into lending libraries, tourist information points, Wi-Fi hubs, defibrillator stations, places to charge electric cars, coffee shops and more…. Check out the video here.


Innisdale SS Ready For Students Arriving From Barrie CC

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Innsidale Principal Dawn Stephens says they’re doing what they can to ease the transition for the former students of Barrie Central Collegiate who have been moved to Barrie North Collegiate and and Innisdale Secondary School this fall. Read more here.


District of Muskoka Social Assistance Cheques Ready For Pick Up


The District of Muskoka has opted not to mail out its latest social assistance cheques, due to uncertainty at Canada Post.  Get the list of pick-up locations here.


RVH Reaching Out To Former Patients And Their Families

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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre is looking to bolster its Patient Family Advisory Council. It’s asking former patients and families to get involved to help improve local healthcare by providing input on program and practices.  Read more here.


700 Migrants Rescued from Mediterranean Sea

Among the 700 migrants rescued from a crowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea, north of Libya, at the weekend were five day old twins. Read more here.



Main image via Jan Alonzo