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Orillia Packet & Times
Capital budget approved by committeeputting aside $12,000 for new windows at the Tudhope Park administration buildi
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 hours ago
putting aside $12,000 for new windows at the Tudhope Park administration building and $44,000 for stonework repair at the Orillia Public Library. The committee also approved plans to buy a new accessible transit bus for $130,000, and $600,000 for... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Dog badly burnedThe sad plight of a young dog found suffering from major injuries near Orillia
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 hours ago
The sad plight of a young dog found suffering from major injuries near Orillia recently has the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) pleading for the public's help. The Rottweiler-type dog was spotted by a passerby... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Dog badly burnedThe sad plight of a young dog found suffering from major injuries near Orillia
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
The sad plight of a young dog found suffering from major injuries near Orillia recently has the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) pleading for the public's help. The Rottweiler-type dog was spotted by a passerby... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Woman facing chargesa woman connected to an attempted armed robbery at a gas station Saturday night
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 hours ago
a woman connected to an attempted armed robbery at a gas station Saturday night in Oro-Medonte Township. Nottawasaga and Orillia OPP crime unit officers arrested a 28-year-old woman Monday. Barrie city police and South Simcoe police were also... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Woman facing chargesa woman connected to an attempted armed robbery at a gas station Saturday night
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
a woman connected to an attempted armed robbery at a gas station Saturday night in Oro-Medonte Township. Nottawasaga and Orillia OPP crime unit officers arrested a 28-year-old woman Monday. Barrie city police and South Simcoe police were also... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Coach 'was a big influence' on athletesboth a provincial and a Canadian university championship. Despite being an eli
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
both a provincial and a Canadian university championship. Despite being an elite player, he had time for everyone, said Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke, who played with Hale at Guelph. “I remember as a rookie walking in and, you know, it’s pretty... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Styx star hands out youth awardsA pair of local youths and a tireless community supporter were recognized Satur
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
A pair of local youths and a tireless community supporter were recognized Saturday at the Orillia Youth Centre’s second annual awards luncheon at Rustica Pizza Vino. “I’m a lyricist, I write music, but I am at a loss for words right now,” said Zain... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Kings edge TerriersDespite a valiant effort, the Subaru of Orillia Terriers came up short Friday n
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Despite a valiant effort, the Subaru of Orillia Terriers came up short Friday night as the Penetang Kings skated to a 6-5 triumph in a back-and-forth game at the Penetang Memorial Community Centre. Buoyed by the return of veteran forward Jake Beard,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Veterans Sunday ceremony held in Oro-MedonteMidway through the service, Cayley, feeling unwell, left the service and collap
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Midway through the service, Cayley, feeling unwell, left the service and collapsed outside. He was taken by ambulance to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, where, friends say, he is expected to... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Coach 'was a big influence' on athletesboth a provincial and a Canadian university championship. Despite being an eli
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
both a provincial and a Canadian university championship. Despite being an elite player, he had time for everyone, said Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke, who played with Hale at Guelph. “I remember as a rookie walking in and, you know, it’s pretty... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Photo gallery: Orillia Santa Claus paradeThousands of people, feeling the Christmas spirit thanks to the timely arrival
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Thousands of people, feeling the Christmas spirit thanks to the timely arrival of snow, lined the streets Sunday in Orillia as the annual Santa Claus parade wended its way through the downtown core. More than 80 floats, bands and, of course, the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Candlelight Parade kicks off holiday seasonCandlelight Parade took place Friday, when hundreds of youngsters and their fam
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Candlelight Parade took place Friday, when hundreds of youngsters and their families marched up Mississaga Street to the Orillia Opera House. Once there, the group gathered to celebrate the start of the holiday season in the city with the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Styx star hands out youth awardsA pair of local youths and a tireless community supporter were recognized Satur
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
A pair of local youths and a tireless community supporter were recognized Saturday at the Orillia Youth Centre’s second annual awards luncheon at Rustica Pizza Vino. “I’m a lyricist, I write music, but I am at a loss for words right now,” said Zain... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Veterans Sunday ceremony held in Oro-MedonteMidway through the service, Cayley, feeling unwell, left the service and collap
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
Midway through the service, Cayley, feeling unwell, left the service and collapsed outside. He was taken by ambulance to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, where, friends say, he is expected to... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Kings edge TerriersDespite a valiant effort, the Subaru of Orillia Terriers came up short Friday n
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
Despite a valiant effort, the Subaru of Orillia Terriers came up short Friday night as the Penetang Kings skated to a 6-5 triumph in a back-and-forth game at the Penetang Memorial Community Centre. Buoyed by the return of veteran forward Jake Beard,... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Law ends Ontario college strikeCollege has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted yesterday
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. The 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians have been on... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Making up for lost time?if anything ... it will really teach us to work on our time-management skills,”
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
if anything ... it will really teach us to work on our time-management skills,” said Hogendoorn, a Calgary native who says Orillia is her hometown. “You're just really going to have to be dedicated, which most nursing students – that's how we all... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Law ends Ontario college strikeCollege has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. The 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians have been on... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Law ends Ontario college strikeCollege has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. The 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians have been on... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Making up for lost time?if anything ... it will really teach us to work on our time-management skills,”
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
if anything ... it will really teach us to work on our time-management skills,” said Hogendoorn, a Calgary native who says Orillia is her hometown. “You're just really going to have to be dedicated, which most nursing students – that's how we all... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Making up for lost time?if anything ... it will really teach us to work on our time-management skills,”
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted yesterday
if anything ... it will really teach us to work on our time-management skills,” said Hogendoorn, a Calgary native who says Orillia is her hometown. “You're just really going to have to be dedicated, which most nursing students – that's how we all... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
College strike is overCollege has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. Third reading of the back-to-work legislation passed by a 39-18 vote Sunday... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
College strike is overCollege has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 2 days ago
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. Third reading of the back-to-work legislation passed by a 39-18 vote Sunday... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
College strike is overCollege has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Barrie Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. Third reading of the back-to-work legislation passed by a 39-18 vote Sunday... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
'My daughter kicked ass even from heaven'Saunders and Justice Jon McCarthy. The 28-year-old moved the broken and bleedi
The Sudbury Star / Posted 3 days ago
Saunders and Justice Jon McCarthy. The 28-year-old moved the broken and bleeding body of his friend, Shania Slater, 18, of Orillia, then slipped into her passenger seat, pulling the seatbelt over himself after he crashed into the concrete divider... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Museum hands out awardsBoosters of Orillia’s history were honoured in a ceremony last week. The 2017
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
Boosters of Orillia’s history were honoured in a ceremony last week. The 2017 Orillia Museum of Art and History (OMAH) award recipients were unveiled at a gala Nov. 8. The awards, founded in 2012 and relaunched in 2015, are handed out every two... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Nine years for drunk driverSaunders and Justice Jon McCarthy. The 28-year-old moved the broken and bleedi
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
Saunders and Justice Jon McCarthy. The 28-year-old moved the broken and bleeding body of his friend, Shania Slater, 18, of Orillia, then slipped into her passenger seat, pulling the seatbelt over himself after he crashed into the concrete divider... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
County looks at living wagefrom each geographic sub-region of Simcoe County consisting of north, south, ea
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
from each geographic sub-region of Simcoe County consisting of north, south, east and west, as well as Barrie and Orillia, were part of this working group." The number is an average for the entire county, not explicitly looking at the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Weekend work for MPPs: Update 2College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
College has 11,000 full-time domestic students and 1,500 international students at its seven campuses, including Barrie and Orillia, who have been affected by the strike. Anita Arvast, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 350 chief... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Nine years for drunk driverSaunders and Justice Jon McCarthy. The 28-year-old moved the broken and bleedi
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Saunders and Justice Jon McCarthy. The 28-year-old moved the broken and bleeding body of his friend, Shania Slater, 18, of Orillia, then slipped into her passenger seat, pulling the seatbelt over himself after he crashed into the concrete divider... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
County looks at living wagefrom each geographic sub-region of Simcoe County consisting of north, south, ea
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
from each geographic sub-region of Simcoe County consisting of north, south, east and west, as well as Barrie and Orillia, were part of this working group." The number is an average for the entire county, not explicitly looking at the... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
County looks at living wagefrom each geographic sub-region of Simcoe County consisting of north, south, ea
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
from each geographic sub-region of Simcoe County consisting of north, south, east and west, as well as Barrie and Orillia, were part of this working group." The number is an average for the entire county, not explicitly looking at the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
YMCA to celebrate peaceactions. Our goal is to demonstrate that together we can make a difference in c
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
actions. Our goal is to demonstrate that together we can make a difference in creating peaceful communities." At the Orillia YMCA, a "yoga for peace" session will be held from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Monday. It's free for everyone. For more... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
New music series at Carousel Collectablesmusic. For Brooks' first show, Mike Milner will guest on acoustic bass. Origin
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
music. For Brooks' first show, Mike Milner will guest on acoustic bass. Originally based in Toronto, Brooks now lives in Orillia. He has an extensive and diverse musical background, including performances with jazz great Lorne Lofsky. He also... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Frigid on the frontiercared for by Lander, his long-time friend. Tom Villemaire is a former editor o
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
cared for by Lander, his long-time friend. Tom Villemaire is a former editor of papers in Simcoe County, including the Orillia Packet & Times, Midland Free Press, Barrie Examiner, Innisfil Examiner and Enterprise-Bulletin, and is the author of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Frigid on the frontiercared for by Lander, his long-time friend. Tom Villemaire is a former editor o
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
cared for by Lander, his long-time friend. Tom Villemaire is a former editor of papers in Simcoe County, including the Orillia Packet & Times, Midland Free Press, Barrie Examiner, Innisfil Examiner and Enterprise-Bulletin, and is the author of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
A great lossso professional and inspiring to our community. We all learned so much from her
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
so professional and inspiring to our community. We all learned so much from her as each new project would roll out from the Orillia Museum of Art and History. Whether she was the chair or just a member, she never flagged, and prompted us all to do... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Frigid on the frontiercared for by Lander, his long-time friend. Tom Villemaire is a former editor o
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
cared for by Lander, his long-time friend. Tom Villemaire is a former editor of papers in Simcoe County, including the Orillia Packet & Times, Midland Free Press, Barrie Examiner, Innisfil Examiner and Enterprise-Bulletin, and is the author of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Nighthawks take GBSSA titleThe Orillia Secondary School junior girls' basketball team overcame a sluggish
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Orillia Secondary School junior girls' basketball team overcame a sluggish start, found their mojo in the second half and capped an undefeated season Thursday by winning their second straight Georgian Bay Secondary School Association... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
OPP service level 'great' says Stirling mayorfrom the former municipal force are now back on local duty, after completing fo
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 4 days ago
from the former municipal force are now back on local duty, after completing four weeks of OPP training in Orillia. “They were suppose to start at the detachment in Madoc this week,” Cooney said. Six former municipal officers have... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Post-hurricane Caribbean open for businessthe Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Blue Mountain Village and the Apple Pie Trail.
Sarnia Observer / Posted 4 days ago
the Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Blue Mountain Village and the Apple Pie Trail. Other great road trips include visits to Orillia, especially if you want to check out dog sledding, Elora with its scenic gorge, Niagara-on-the-Lake and its Icewine... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Post-hurricane Caribbean open for businessthe Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Blue Mountain Village and the Apple Pie Trail.
Chatham Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
the Scenic Caves Nordic Centre, Blue Mountain Village and the Apple Pie Trail. Other great road trips include visits to Orillia, especially if you want to check out dog sledding, Elora with its scenic gorge, Niagara-on-the-Lake and its Icewine... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Training Sudbury police officers nab car thievesSudbury Police Service as well as the Caledon and Port Credit OPP detachments p
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
Sudbury Police Service as well as the Caledon and Port Credit OPP detachments pulled over the vehicle and charged two Orillia residents with a number of offences, including possession of property obtained by crime. The two remain in custody... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
November 17Could Read My Mind," "Sundown," "Carefree Highway," "Rainy Day People" and "The
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
Could Read My Mind," "Sundown," "Carefree Highway," "Rainy Day People" and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," is born in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. [ + - ] 1925: Actor Rock Hudson, known for his leading man roles in the 1950s and '60s, is born... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Historian mournedFriends and family are mourning the loss of a well-known Orillia woman. Qennef
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a well-known Orillia woman. Qennefer Wood-Hahn Browne died last month after a battle with cancer. She was 80. Browne was born in Toronto in 1937, the only child of Canadian sculptors Emanuel Hahn and... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Immigrants can 'click, connect' for infosaid there is no cost to municipalities as it is funded through provincial gran
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
said there is no cost to municipalities as it is funded through provincial grants. The program is also being delivered to Orillia and Barrie. "Over the last few years, we've had a grant from the province to roll out this immigrant-hub program in... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Training put to useSudbury Police Service as well as the Caledon and Port Credit OPP detachments p
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
Sudbury Police Service as well as the Caledon and Port Credit OPP detachments pulled over the vehicle and charged two Orillia residents with a number of offences, including possession of property obtained by crime. The two remain in custody... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Annual pitch for cash comes to councilheritage committee to designate another property in the city, as well as resear
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
heritage committee to designate another property in the city, as well as research a further location. The Downtown Orillia Management Board was also on hand to make its annual pitch for a maintenance vehicle. As part of the capital budget,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Drug charges laidTwo city residents face a slew of drug charges following a morning raid at an O
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
Two city residents face a slew of drug charges following a morning raid at an Orillia home Wednesday. At about 7:30 a.m., Orillia OPP officers along with members from the Orillia and Bracebridge street crime units, as well canine and emergency... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Immigrants can 'click, connect' for infosaid there is no cost to municipalities as it is funded through provincial gran
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
said there is no cost to municipalities as it is funded through provincial grants. The program is also being delivered to Orillia and Barrie. "Over the last few years, we've had a grant from the province to roll out this immigrant-hub program in... Read more
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