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Township launches 'positive' #Oro-Medonte Strong campaign

Township launches 'positive' #Oro-Medonte Strong campaign

Township encourages the community to get involved; 'Raise each other up, and look for opportunities to provide strength during these trying times,' urges mayor
Have you voted for your favourite business yet?

Have you voted for your favourite business yet?

There's only one week left to help your favourite business win with the OrilliaMatters Reader Favourites program
New organic farmers putting down roots in Oro-Medonte

New organic farmers putting down roots in Oro-Medonte

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the ‘essential’ back into farming, says local farmer, adding seven-plus acres of prime farmland will stay in vegetable production
Dirt bike operator dies of injuries sustained in Port McNicoll crash

Dirt bike operator dies of injuries sustained in Port McNicoll crash

The collision took place April 23
LIVE: Ontario releases framework for re-opening province, but no timeline given

LIVE: Ontario releases framework for re-opening province, but no timeline given

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces three-stage approach to re-opening businesses, services and public spaces, but warns it will be done "slowly, methodically and gradually"
Despite isolation, Orillia woman celebrates 90th birthday in style

Despite isolation, Orillia woman celebrates 90th birthday in style

Beth McCall was feted with a parade of vehicles full of well wishers from all over the region; Birthday girl said it 'was the best party ever'
Whistleblower complaints reveal crisis in long-term care homes

Whistleblower complaints reveal crisis in long-term care homes

Ombudsman asking staff, family members, caregivers and residents to weigh in with their personal observations
Rent relief for small businesses, landlords on the way from feds and province

Rent relief for small businesses, landlords on the way from feds and province

'We’ve seen businesses forced to close and lay off many staff members,' says local MPP; 'We’re helping to ensure businesses can start up quickly when the time is right'
Former staffers come out of retirement to help COVID-19 battle at OSMH

Former staffers come out of retirement to help COVID-19 battle at OSMH

'I looked at it like it was a professional responsibility I had,' said respiratory therapist that retired in 2018; Nine people, in various capacities, have returned to OSMH
Ontario reports 57 deaths and 525 recoveries in COVID-19 update this morning

Ontario reports 57 deaths and 525 recoveries in COVID-19 update this morning

There were 424 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported this morning