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Meet the reporters of tomorrow

Meet the reporters of tomorrow

Introducing the recipients of Village Media’s Journalism Scholarships
<b>COLUMN:</b> Just remember, election promises made are rarely kept

COLUMN: Just remember, election promises made are rarely kept

'You can probably count on the fingers of one hand the number of election promises actually kept, to the letter, by our federal governments,' writes reporter Bob Bruton
<b>COLUMN:</b> Open Air Dunlop shows it's time to permanently close main street to vehicles

COLUMN: Open Air Dunlop shows it's time to permanently close main street to vehicles

From live music to events and a variety of themed celebrations, possibilities are endless should city ever decide to get vehicles off Dunlop Street for good
<b>COLUMN:</b> 'Culinary MacGyver' makes local ingredients shine <b>(6 photos)</b>

COLUMN: 'Culinary MacGyver' makes local ingredients shine (6 photos)

At Orillia's Eclectic Café, chef Melanie Robinson is all about supporting local producers while crafting creative dishes
<b>COLUMN:</b> Oh to be young and canoeing in northern Ontario again

COLUMN: Oh to be young and canoeing in northern Ontario again

It was a guy’s trip, since women were too smart to endure our level of disorganization and certain mayhem
<b>COLUMN:</b> New TV series about Middle-earth will have much to live up to

COLUMN: New TV series about Middle-earth will have much to live up to

The story is one of great adventure and bravery, of characters facing unspeakable danger and evil because no one else can or will. - The Lord of the Rings
<b>COLUMN:</b> Changing colour of the medal should also change Canada's view of soccer

COLUMN: Changing colour of the medal should also change Canada's view of soccer

Big game gets going this morning at 8 a.m., with Canada facing Sweden; This could be Christine Sinclair's last Olympics, so the international star will leave everything on the pitch in her quest for gold
<b>COLUMN:</b> World has changed in many ways since having front-row seat at Montreal Olympics

COLUMN: World has changed in many ways since having front-row seat at Montreal Olympics

It was nothing but cauliflower ears and chocolate-glazed donuts when this BarrieToday reporter worked at 1976 Summer Olympics
<b>COLUMN:</b> Timing makes it hard to tune in to Tokyo Olympics

COLUMN: Timing makes it hard to tune in to Tokyo Olympics

While this year's Summer Games are hard to follow due to time change, reporter Shawn Gibson recalls 1996 Atlanta Olympics where Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey put Canada firmly on the sporting map
<b>PROFILE:</b> All roads lead to music, storytelling for Michael Martyn

PROFILE: All roads lead to music, storytelling for Michael Martyn

'I grew up understanding that writing and storytelling and presentation is important and it moves people,' says Martyn