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Posted on 21 June 2018 | 6:49 am
Reminder not to leave your pets unattended
OrilliaMattersReminder not to leave your pets unattended in a vehicleOrilliaMattersWith summer upon us, the Ontario SPCA Orillia Animal Centre is joining efforts to educate the public about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles. The issue of owners leaving their pets unattended in vehicles during the hot summer months is ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2018 | 5:06 pm
Canadian youth not making the grade
OrilliaMattersCanadian youth not making the grade according to ParticipACTION report cardOrilliaMattersReleased Tuesday, the report card gave Canadian kids a score of D+ for overall physical activity. This grade is particularly alarming considering that this year's report card also highlights important connections between physical activity and kids ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2018 | 3:08 pm
Local students moved by 'surreal experience'
OrilliaMattersLocal students moved by 'surreal experience' in South AmericaOrilliaMattersHe shared his story with the Orillia students, telling them he moved near the river because it was closer to the school his kids attended — some kids walk for hours to attend school — but that meant clean drinking water was harder to come by. The man ...
Posted on 20 June 2018 | 10:45 am
Two people test positive for hepatitis C
CTV NewsTwo people test positive for hepatitis C after visiting same dentistCTV NewsORILLIA, Ont. -- Public health officials in Orillia, Ont., are recommending patients of a local dental clinic get checked for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV after two people tested positive for one of the viruses. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health ...Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit Misrepresents Dental Office Investigation and Infection RisksCanada NewsWire (press release)Dentist 'dismayed by sensationalization and fear mongering' of health unitOrilliaMattersall 39 news articles »
Posted on 20 June 2018 | 9:49 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