DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Kyle Heitzner, who just turned 16, hopes to make the Barrie Colts’ squad and play in the OHL this winter. If he is unsuccessful, the former North Central Predators star and Colts’ draft pick will move to Cambridge, play Jr. B hockey at the historic Galt Arena Gardens with the Winter Hawks and attend Grade 11 in Cambridge.

Heitzner's high hopes

Kyle Heitzner loves a challenge. One of his favourite sayings -- "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going -- has become his mantra. It drives

SUBMITTED PHOTO Lakehead University's Orillia campus was awarded the Scholastic Partnership Award by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Canada for its partnership with the Orillia branch. The award was accepted in Toronto by Marian Ryks-Szelekovszky, Lakehead's vice-provost of student affairs, and Frank Cappadocia, associate vice-president of Lakehead Orillia. Also celebrating the award are Karen Shaver, left, interim CEO of BBBS Canada, James Maxwell, executive director of BBBS Orillia, and Marilyn Watson, chair of the BBBS Orillia board of directors.

Partnership paying off

A partnership between Lakehead University's Orillia campus and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Orillia and District has resulted in the university

SUBMITTED PHOTO Harrison King, born April 2, enjoys some kangaroo time with his mother, Stacey, of Kirkfield, in the neonatal intensive care unit at OSMH.

OSMH hops to top of challenge

The results are in and Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital (OSMH) was the top Canadian participant in the Kangaroo Challenge, a friendly competition a


Max masters medical school

Paso Por Paso is pleased to announce Juan (Max) Tiney Ixtulul successfully completed his final exams and graduated this month from ELAM (Latin America

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