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Nuttal named Tory candidate

Alex Nuttall will be the Conservative candidate for the new federal riding of Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte in the next federal election.

Cancer survivor Dale Bernard, left, of Orillia, participates in the 2011 Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers in Toronto with longtime friends Isabelle Lloyd and Carol Cronin. Bernard is celebrating five years cancer-free by participating in the September event for her fifth time. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Cause for celebration

Although Dale Bernard has tackled her own cancer, the 61-year-old Orillia woman knows the battle is not over.

Sun City Swim has new focus

Hosting Orillia’s long-running Sun City Swim will hopefully garner community support and sustainable funding for the Children’s Advocacy Centre...

Orillia’s Katelyn Ayers shone earlier this month on the world stage when she ran to a pair of top-10 finishes at the World Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. She won numerous medals at both the Ontario university and Canadian university track and field championships this year, won rookie of the year awards at both the provincial and national level and was recognized by her school, the University of Guelph, with multiple awards and honours. Submitted photo

Rookie of the Year

Orillia’s Katelyn Ayers made an immediate impact on the University of Guelph women’s field lacrosse team last fall. The talented rookie with the ...

Lakehead University award winner Olivia Manovich, second from left, celebrates her accomplishments at the June convocation with her sister, Simone, and parents, Linda and Brian. Submitted photo

From Orillia to Abu Dhabi

Author and naturalist William Longgood once said dreams and dedication are a powerful combination. No one knows that better than Orillia hometown ...

Barrie residents win $2M

Barrie residents Jamesand Lynn Magner are celebrating after discovering they won $2 million playing INSTANT $200 MILLION$ EXTRAORDINAIRE (Game #1742).

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