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Orillia Packet & Times
Savour Simcoe a culinary treatCollaboration was the key ingredient on Sunday at Savour Simcoe. For the eight
Savour Simcoe a culinary treat
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Collaboration was the key ingredient on Sunday at Savour Simcoe. For the eighth year, this event brought together local producers and farmers, and local chefs for an afternoon of culinary adventure at the Simcoe County Museum, near Barrie. Set... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Savour Simcoe a culinary treatCollaboration was the key ingredient on Sunday at Savour Simcoe. For the eight
Savour Simcoe a culinary treat
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 hours ago
Collaboration was the key ingredient on Sunday at Savour Simcoe. For the eighth year, this event brought together local producers and farmers, and local chefs for an afternoon of culinary adventure at the Simcoe County Museum, near Barrie. Set... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Candidates target Brown, LarsenThe candidates in the Sept. 3 provincial byelection were in the same room in Or
Candidates target Brown, Larsen
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
The candidates in the Sept. 3 provincial byelection were in the same room in Orillia one final time Thursday before voters go to the polls. A capacity crowd filled council chambers at the Orillia City Centre for the all-candidates meeting sponsored... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Candidates target Brown, LarsenThe candidates in the Sept. 3 provincial byelection were in the same room in Or
Candidates target Brown, Larsen
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
The candidates in the Sept. 3 provincial byelection were in the same room in Orillia one final time Thursday before voters go to the polls. A capacity crowd filled council chambers at the Orillia City Centre for the all-candidates meeting sponsored... Read more
8 related stories
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Barrie Examiner
Brassard taking official leave from council(STAFF) - Barrie Coun. John Brassard is taking a leave of absence to run in the
Brassard taking official leave from council
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
(STAFF) - Barrie Coun. John Brassard is taking a leave of absence to run in the federal election. Brassard, the Ward 7 councillor, is the Conservative candidate in the Barrie-Innisfil riding for the Oct. 19 election. His leave of absence will take... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Tamblyn best bet for votersFederal representation has been poor up to now for Barrie. Our previous repres
Tamblyn best bet for voters
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Federal representation has been poor up to now for Barrie. Our previous representative did a great job of sending out great quantities of useless mailings. We now have the opportunity of being represented by a great individual who took Georgian... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Big hopes for student housing projectShovels go to ground next month for a student housing project of 360 bedrooms n
Big hopes for student housing project
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Shovels go to ground next month for a student housing project of 360 bedrooms near Barrie's Georgian College that's to be ready for occupancy in a year. A ground-breaking ceremony has been scheduled for Sept. 8 at 300 Georgian Dr. by Podium... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Artist sharing her visionLocal artist Ruth Irvine marks her first show at Double Door Studios. The exhi
Artist sharing her vision
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
Local artist Ruth Irvine marks her first show at Double Door Studios. The exhibition, entitled Icarus by Moonlight: Explorations in Oil & Cold Wax, is in honour of new work and a new medium. "I love it. It's very different from encaustic," Irvine... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Terriers draw first bloodThe Orillia Terriers have begun their quest to become the top dogs of the Georg
Terriers draw first blood
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
The Orillia Terriers have begun their quest to become the top dogs of the Georgian Bay Mid-Ontario Junior 'C' Hockey League. Entering their third season, the new-look Terriers opened their 2015-16 season with a 4-3 exhibition win over the Midland... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Terriers draw first bloodThe Jim Wilson Orillia Terriers have begun their quest to become the top dogs o
Terriers draw first blood
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Jim Wilson Orillia Terriers have begun their quest to become the top dogs of the Georgian Bay Mid-Ontario Jr. C Hockey League. Entering their third season, the new-look Terriers opened their 2015-16 season Friday night with a 4-3 exhibition win... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Pasta earns mom $5,000 grantShelby Taylor wants to make meal-time a little easier on moms. The Collingwood
Pasta earns mom $5,000 grant
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Shelby Taylor wants to make meal-time a little easier on moms. The Collingwood native's organic chickpea pasta has earned her a $5,000 grant from ventureLAB's Boost program, a funding initiative for young entrepreneurs. “Kids love noodles,” said... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Faerber runs for MPRam Faerber just can't stay off the campaign trail. He is running as an indepe
Faerber runs for MP
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
Ram Faerber just can't stay off the campaign trail. He is running as an independent federal candidate in the Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte riding – less than a year after he ran for Barrie mayor. Now as then, Faerber says it's time for a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Pasta earns mom $5,000 grantShelby Taylor wants to make meal-time a little easier on moms. The Collingwood
Pasta earns mom $5,000 grant
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Shelby Taylor wants to make meal-time a little easier on moms. The Collingwood native's organic chickpea pasta has earned her a $5,000 grant from ventureLAB's Boost program, a funding initiative for young entrepreneurs. “Kids love noodles,” said... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Garwood named CNE ambassador(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College's own Matt Garwood has won the 44th annual Ambas
Garwood named CNE ambassador
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College's own Matt Garwood has won the 44th annual Ambassador of the Fairs Competition at the CNE in Toronto. Garwood, who was representing the Elmvale Fall Fair (Flos Agricultural Society), is the second male to ever win the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Garwood named CNE ambassador(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College's own Matt Garwood has won the 44th annual Ambas
Garwood named CNE ambassador
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College's own Matt Garwood has won the 44th annual Ambassador of the Fairs Competition at the CNE in Toronto. Garwood, who was representing the Elmvale Fall Fair (Flos Agricultural Society), is the second male to ever win the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Garwood named CNE ambassador(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College's own Matt Garwood has won the 44th annual Ambas
Garwood named CNE ambassador
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College's own Matt Garwood has won the 44th annual Ambassador of the Fairs Competition at the CNE in Toronto. Garwood, who was representing the Elmvale Fall Fair (Flos Agricultural Society), is the second male to ever win the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Faerber runs for MPRam Faerber just can't stay off the campaign trail. He is running as an indepe
Faerber runs for MP
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Ram Faerber just can't stay off the campaign trail. He is running as an independent federal candidate in the Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte riding – less than a year after he ran for Barrie mayor. Now as then, Faerber says it's time for a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Festivals brought bucks to BarrieTourism Barrie is counting up the zeroes after two musical festivals were held
Festivals brought bucks to Barrie
Barrie Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Tourism Barrie is counting up the zeroes after two musical festivals were held in Oro-Medonte Township last month. And they like what they're seeing. When the dust settled after WayHome Music and Arts and Boots and Hearts festival concert-goers... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Charges laid in relation to recent crashesCharges have been laid in relation to two incidents last month that left two pe
Charges laid in relation to recent crashes
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 14 days ago
Charges have been laid in relation to two incidents last month that left two people with serious injuries. A 52-year-old Orillia woman suffered serious injuries when the motorcycle she was riding crashed into a pick-up truck July 12 at the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
'This isn't just our personal celebration'While the tradition of the powwow dates back centuries, for Rama First Nation,
'This isn't just our personal celebration'
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 18 days ago
While the tradition of the powwow dates back centuries, for Rama First Nation, celebrating 30 years of it is a milestone. Within Sherry Lawson's lifetime, holding the singing, dancing and drumming event was outlawed. Being able to openly invite... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Scholarships open to college students(SUBMITTED ) - Georgian students have found a friend on the greens after a rece
Scholarships open to college students
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
(SUBMITTED ) - Georgian students have found a friend on the greens after a recent golf tournament turned putts and drives into cash. The recent Cranberry Charity Golf Tournament held at Living Water Resort kicked of what will be a multi-year... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Project building awareness: COMMUNITY CHAMPIONThis is part of a continuing series discussing the reduction of poverty and hom
Project building awareness: COMMUNITY CHAMPION
Barrie Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
This is part of a continuing series discussing the reduction of poverty and homelessness in Barrie and how it affects volunteers and those they... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Clearview hires marketing officerFor the first time its history, Cleaview Township has hired a communications an
Clearview hires marketing officer
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
For the first time its history, Cleaview Township has hired a communications and marketing officer. Tim Hendry, 24, of Wasga Beach is the new staff member who started three weeks ago. Clearview Chief Administrative Officer Steven Sage said Hendry... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Family building a futureESSA TWP. – One day last fall, Maya Kovachev read a Barrie Examiner story that
Family building a future
Barrie Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
ESSA TWP. – One day last fall, Maya Kovachev read a Barrie Examiner story that changed her life. Kovachev read about a local mother, Lorraine Brunelle, and her two sons, Noah, 14, and William, 9, who took possession of their Habitat for Humanity... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Cabinet shuffleGeorgian College students are showing off their cabinetmaking expertise Wednesd
Cabinet shuffle
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 26 days ago
Georgian College students are showing off their cabinetmaking expertise Wednesday at the Barrie campus. Students in the 2014-15 Cabinetmaking Techniques program are displaying their work at the third annual Student Cabinetmaking Exhibit. “The... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Cabinet shuffleGeorgian College students are showing off their cabinetmaking expertise Wednesd
Cabinet shuffle
Barrie Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
Georgian College students are showing off their cabinetmaking expertise Wednesday at the Barrie campus. Students in the 2014-15 Cabinetmaking Techniques program are displaying their work at the third annual Student Cabinetmaking Exhibit. “The... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Ready in the new ridingThey might not all be happy about it, but local candidates are ready for a long
Ready in the new riding
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 27 days ago
They might not all be happy about it, but local candidates are ready for a long federal election campaign. Here’s what candidates in the new Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte (Barrie, north of Tiffin Street; Springwater Township; Oro-Medonte Township,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Ready in the new ridingThey might not all be happy about it, but local candidates are ready for a long
Ready in the new riding
Barrie Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
They might not all be happy about it, but local candidates are ready for a long federal election campaign. Here’s what candidates in the new Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte (Barrie, north of Tiffin Street; Springwater Township; Oro-Medonte Township,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
County celebrating four years of local PrideFlags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which
County celebrating four years of local Pride
Barrie Examiner / Posted a month ago
Flags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which runs until Aug. 8. Simcoe Pride, an organization launched in 2012 to promote a safe and inclusive county, explained the colours of the flag represent not only the... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
County celebrating four years of local PrideFlags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which
County celebrating four years of local Pride
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted a month ago
Flags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which runs until Aug. 8. Simcoe Pride, an organization launched in 2012 to promote a safe and inclusive county, explained the colours of the flag represent not only the... Read more
2 related stories
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Orillia Packet & Times
County celebrating four years of local PrideFlags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which
County celebrating four years of local Pride
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a month ago
Flags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which runs until Aug. 8. Simcoe Pride, an organization launched in 2012 to promote a safe and inclusive county, explained the colours of the flag represent not only the... Read more
2 related stories
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Orillia Packet & Times
Skills, drills -- and funLike a wide-eyed prospector, Imad Qahwash goes into uncharted territory mining
Skills, drills -- and fun
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a month ago
Like a wide-eyed prospector, Imad Qahwash goes into uncharted territory mining for hidden treasure. But it's not gold he's looking for; it's young basketball stars hoping to make their mark. "My job is to discover the best talent we have in Ontario... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Dancing onto world stageA local dancer is finding her footing on a major stage. Courtney Moloney, a st
Dancing onto world stage
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a month ago
A local dancer is finding her footing on a major stage. Courtney Moloney, a student at Georgian College, danced with 10 other Irish dancers during the recent Pan Am Games closing ceremonies. The team had to learn a new routine for the event and... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Lakeshore gets craftyIt's an arts and craft sale that got a little out of hand. After 45 years of t
Lakeshore gets crafty
Barrie Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
It's an arts and craft sale that got a little out of hand. After 45 years of taking over the lake front each August long weekend, the festival has morphed into a money-making machine for non-profit service clubs and vendors alike. “Through this one... Read more

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