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This week in OrilliaMatters+: Get 'pumped' up with a brand new contest!

Plus, we get Up Close & Personal with Kathleen Wynne

With the price of fuel, who couldn't use a little help at the pumps? With our new contest you could have $500 to fill your tank. Top up the tank and enter for a chance to win the Great Gas Card giveaway. +Members can enter daily, and don't forget to answer the poll question to secure an extra entry. Contest closes May 31st at 11:59 p.m.

Congratulations to Mat S., winner of last month's yard card rejuvenation contest. Thank you to all who entered.

Kathleen Wynne

Be sure to check out the latest episode of Up Close & Personal as Scott Sexsmith sits down with the 25th Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne. Wynne will be retiring from politics following the provincial election on June 2nd. From forming a majority government in 2014 to losing party status in 2018 to what's next for her, this conversation covers it all. For back episodes of Up Close & Personal click here.

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Join hosts Scott Sexsmith and Michael Friscolanti and go Inside the Village with our brand new podcast. You can check out all episodes here. New episodes go live every Wednesday night. This week, Scott and Frisco sit down with one of NDP leader Andrea Horwath and more.

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From the Newsroom

As the Stanley Cup playoffs intensify, many Leaf fans are upset the blue and white are, once again, on the sidelines. But columnist John Epstein says fans should not despair as the team is on the cusp of greatness.

Thursday is election day in Ontario. Even if you don’t like the choices, it’s imperative that you vote, stresses columnist Bob Bruton.