5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 21, 2016

Today's top stories

It’s National Aboriginal Day


Join us as we celebrate First Nations culture today at Ste Marie Among The Hurons. Located in Midland, there are a ton of special events and hands-on demonstrations taking place today.


Summer Forecast? Kinda Like Last Weekend

Barrie Centennial Beach 3 (Dan)

Humidity is in the forecast for the Summer of 2016, which officially kicked off last night. Read more here.



Heat and Wind Made Brush Fire In Ramara Hard To Fight


A water bomber was called into Ramara yesterday, as a wildfire quickly spread from 5 hectares to 15. Read more here.


It’s A Bird, It’s a Plane, No It’s A… Bouncy Castle???

Muscular wind the other day in Niagara Falls, New York. Kids birthday party, a bouncy castle. It was empty when the wind picked it up, tossing it around in the air for a few seconds, before it landed on nearby power lines.


Senate Shuts Down New Gun Laws


The massacre of 49 people in the Orlando nightclub shooting has resulted in more and stronger calls for restrictions on the sale of guns in the U.S., but the Senate last night rejected four such proposals – two were deemed too restrictive, two considered too weak.