The white-tailed deer had made their presence known by a series of nipped-off trillium stems – a seasonal reminder the deer are always out there, always hungry. Aside from human bouquet gatherers, trilliums usually don't have too much to worry about, other than a wandering doe.
Great naturalists of the past did not have the problems modern naturalists have with all the recent technology changes.
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Casino Rama Resort has donated $15,000 towards the OSMH Foundation's 20th Annual Hawk Ridge Hospital Classic. The funds will support surgical services at the hospital.
On May 24, Colin Wackett will speak to members of the Orillia Prostate Cancer Awareness Group on the origins and history of the Ride For Dad.
Darrin Davis has recently been appointed to the position of readers’ adviser at the Orillia Public Library.
Orillia-born Franklin Carmichael, one of Canada’s most famous artists, was the subject of the annual Carmichael Art History Lecture held at the Orillia Museum of Art and History recently. Guest speaker Gay Guthrie paid tribute to the life and art of the youngest of the Group of Seven artists, a man who contributed to the changing face of Canadian a
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CFUW Orillia is pleased to announce that passports for the Annual Homes Tour and Tea, to be held on June 4 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., are on sale.
Last year, more than 20,000 local residents accessed community-based programs and services supported by United Way Simcoe Muskoka. This is one of their stories.
Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was nearly able to bring his American girlfriend to Pippa Middleton’s private wedding reception without being photographed. Nearly.
JERUSALEM -- Israel had been on my bucket list for some time, so when the Air Transat folks invited me to tour that country with a group of Canadian journalists, I didn't hesitate. Israel is a new destination for Air Transat, and seasonal direct flights from Montreal to Tel Aviv (with connections from Toronto) will begin June 18.
Two likely future British kings were there, along with one of the world’s most photographed women, the often-adorable Prince Harry, a multilingual tennis legend and a brash TV reality star.
After success in karts, Austin Riley continues to inspire as he prepares for his first race in the Nissan Micra Cup.
Dear Amy: Two years ago, I was casually seeing a man, "Brian," for about a month's time. He was married, but intending to leave his wife. Things progressed quickly and we both acknowledged at the time that we were falling in love with each other. He ended up breaking things off with me to work things out with his wife (they have children together).
MONTREAL — Almost 40 per cent of Canadians are eating lunch at their desks — a number that reflects increasing workplace pressures as well as shifting attitudes toward meals, says the lead author of a new study gauging the country’s eating habits.
Two firm hands on the wheel and an attentive set of senses can go a long way to avoid catastrophe.
Dear Amy: I am a woman, worried about a close personal (male) friend that I have known for more than 10 years.
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed an artificial ovary using a 3D printer and gelatin that may help women with fertility issues conceive.