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Greg McGrath-Goudie

Greg McGrath-Goudie

Greg McGrath-Goudie got started in journalism as a student news editor at Lakehead University, where he completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English. Following graduation, he freelanced for a number of publications before landing with Village Media in 2021, where he has worked as an LJI reporter for CollingwoodToday, and now as a city hall/general assignment reporter for OrilliaMatters

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Recent Work by Greg

Orillia doctor, officials weigh in on plan for private clinics

Orillia doctor, officials weigh in on plan for private clinics

'We really need to do something different to catch up and bring those patients in for those surgeries,' says Orillia doctor who's president of Ontario Medical Association
Orillia cancels 'landmark' greenhouse project, opts for redesign

Orillia cancels 'landmark' greenhouse project, opts for redesign

'I think it's unfortunate that we are losing that landmark portion of the building ... it's also important that we acknowledge the economic reality that we're in,' says councillor
Man 'overwhelmed' by response, but still pursuing MAID

Man 'overwhelmed' by response, but still pursuing MAID

'I’m not changing my mind,' says Orillia's Tyler Dunlop, who is grateful for support from community
Construction worker seriously injured at Oro-Medonte work site

Construction worker seriously injured at Oro-Medonte work site

Oro-Medonte fire chief says worker was knocked unconscious after being hit by piece of equipment
Homeless, hopeless man to seek medically assisted death

Homeless, hopeless man to seek medically assisted death

'I really think this would be the best decision for me. I've researched it. This is an informed decision,' says Orillia man seeking MAID, not for terminal illness, but due to lack of hope
'Van life': Orillia woman seeks support for unique lifestyle

'Van life': Orillia woman seeks support for unique lifestyle

'What I could comfortably afford was becoming more and more deplorable,' says woman who moved into her cube van amid housing crisis
'Lots of concern' about planned development near Casino Rama

'Lots of concern' about planned development near Casino Rama

'It’s really, totally undemocratic and muzzles … the taxpayers,' says resident of MZO request for proposed residential development that would include 12 buildings
Brazen theft of catalytic converters creates worrying trend: OPP

Brazen theft of catalytic converters creates worrying trend: OPP

'We have seen a significant increase in the amount of catalytic converters being taken,' said Orillia OPP officer after several vehicles were tipped and stripped at quarry
Opioid deaths dropping in area, but OPP warn of 'deadly strain'

Opioid deaths dropping in area, but OPP warn of 'deadly strain'

'The COVID pandemic worsened the situation significantly ... (creating) a situation that has been more concerning,' says health unit official
Orillia's $79M affordable housing project on time, under budget

Orillia's $79M affordable housing project on time, under budget

'To see it rise up out of the ground … there's going to be some people who are going to be very grateful to be in there,' said affordable housing committee chair