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Posted on 23 August 2018 | 3:42 am
Community mourns death of Oro-Medonte
OrilliaMattersCommunity mourns death of Oro-Medonte teacherOrilliaMattersIn May, the school hosted an event dubbed MUNN-Day. It was organized by students and staff as a fundraiser in honour of Munn and in support of Pancreatic Cancer Canada. Although he was feeling weak at the time, Munn made an appearance at the event.and more »
Posted on 21 August 2018 | 5:08 am
Orillia minor hockey talks gender diversity
Simcoe.comOrillia minor hockey talks gender diversity with playersSimcoe.comCoaches must follow a checklist provided by Egale Canada, which advocates for equality for the LGBTQ community. The list includes inquiring about preferred gender pronouns as well as an exercise on how to arrive at determining someone's preferred ...
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 12:02 pm
Orillia Fall Fair more important than ever:
OrilliaMattersOrillia Fall Fair more important than ever: organizerOrilliaMatters... past as it prepares for the 168th Orillia Fall Fair, running Sept. 7 to 9 at ODAS Park. This year's theme is “Sew It, Grow It, Show it.” “This fall fair is important because it's part of our heritage,” Bowles said of the annual event that is older ...
Posted on 20 August 2018 | 5:09 am
Local group reminds Canadian leaders Saudi
OrilliaMattersLocal group reminds Canadian leaders Saudi Arabia isn't the only place with political prisonersOrilliaMattersCanada took on Saudi Arabia and now Canada's leaders are boasting about standing up for human rights. But a family in Elmvale is calling their bluff. Janet Spring, a professor at Lakehead University in Orillia, and her daughter Karen, as well as ...and more »
Posted on 16 August 2018 | 10:45 am
Not ONE European Country Gives Automatic
RUSH: Here's Wayne in Orillia, Canada, welcome, great to have you on the program, sir. Hi. CALLER: Hey, Rush, longtime listener. Thanks for taking my call. RUSH: You bet, sir. CALLER: You had mentioned earlier in the first hour that Canada allows ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Volunteers needed for Canada Day events
“At the moment, we have just enough volunteers to do the day,” said Brian Hare, manager of operations for Orillia Canada Day. “If people don’t show up ... we’re going to be like last year and pretty short.” Since 2003, Orillia Canada Day has ...
Posted on 17 June 2015 | 9:31 am
Orillia Canada Day Events
Orillia Canada Day celebrations are being held at Couchiching Beach Park on Tuesday. A pancake breakfast at Terry Fox Circle starts things off at 8 AM. Vendor booths open at 9 AM. There's the wheely great parade at 10:30 AM and the children's village opens ...
Posted on 1 July 2014 | 1:51 am
Orillia Canada Day promises bigger bang
Orillia will celebrate the nation’s birthday with a bigger bang than ever before, promises the chair of the local Canada Day committee. Windy weather during the 2013 event cut short the lakeside pyrotechnic display, leaving organizers with a sizeable ...
Posted on 25 June 2014 | 2:47 am
Moose attracts crowd after wandering into
When Lloyd Readman of Orillia, Canada, looked out his window, he didn't expect to see a 600-lb. moose -- along with a slew of spectators taking photos of it. But that he did. Though quite a sight, it could have also been quite the threat -- as moose can be ...
Posted on 25 April 2014 | 9:18 pm