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Wayne Doyle, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Wayne Doyle, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Wayne Doyle covers the townships of Springwater, Oro-Medonte and Essa for BarrieToday under the Local Journalism Initiative (LJI), which is funded by the Government of Canada. Wayne has more than 30 years of experience writing for newspapers and magazines. He was entertainment editor at The Barrie Examiner, editor at Huronia Sunday and is a contributing writer to a number of publications

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Recent Work by Wayne

Oro-Medonte fire chief smokes out revenue streams; residents to face several new fees

Oro-Medonte fire chief smokes out revenue streams; residents to face several new fees

New fee schedule will be used to offset costs of training and certification; detailed list includes everything from inspections to photo opps, says Chief Ralph Dominelli
Oro-Medonte burns through legal budget fighting cannabis farms

Oro-Medonte burns through legal budget fighting cannabis farms

Other expenses that went over budget included fighting short-term rental accommodations and Zone 1 water issues
Hillsdale sculptor travels 'powerful' path with latest commission

Hillsdale sculptor travels 'powerful' path with latest commission

'I come into the studio and there’s nothing — it’s a blank canvas ... you have to trust yourself,' says Marlene Hilton Moore who relishes opportunity to create sculpture
David Hawke honoured with legacy award for 'remarkable work'

David Hawke honoured with legacy award for 'remarkable work'

'To be presented this recognition ... is truly gratifying. It comes from my peers and my community, and is truly a very nice ‘thank you’ to receive,' say OrilliaMatters columnist
Province denies application for new family doctor in Elmvale

Province denies application for new family doctor in Elmvale

'This denial indicates that the ministry is unwilling to be an equal partner in providing the healthcare services our residents require,' laments mayor
Controversial ex-mayor to provide paid counsel to Springwater council

Controversial ex-mayor to provide paid counsel to Springwater council

Tony Guergis hired despite tempers flaring at meeting over whether there was intent to mislead the public about what his role will be
'Fantastic': Military brass celebrate RCAF centenary, museum reopening

'Fantastic': Military brass celebrate RCAF centenary, museum reopening

'This is a great compliment to the history of aviation in Canada,' says Richard Rohmer, 100-year-old retired honorary Lieutenant-General
Oro-Medonte offering pickleball league and lessons for newbies

Oro-Medonte offering pickleball league and lessons for newbies

'I think this is a wonderful jump-start back into offering programming again in the township,' says councillor
Court dismisses Oro-Medonte appeal of OLT ruling on STRs

Court dismisses Oro-Medonte appeal of OLT ruling on STRs

Judge rules there was no procedural unfairness in tribunal's decision
Oro-Medonte council faced with million-dollar budget challenge

Oro-Medonte council faced with million-dollar budget challenge

Any increase has to be offset by corresponding decrease in other line items, says treasurer, who spent about five hours going over 86-page presentation
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