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Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor has been in the news business for more than 20 years, 10 of which were spent at Orillia’s former daily newspaper, the Packet & Times. He was a reporter before being promoted to city editor and, later, regional editor for five newspapers in Simcoe County.

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nathan@orilliamatters.com

Recent Work by Nathan

'Upsetting and distressing': Orillia woman appeals for humanitarian donations for Ukraine

'Upsetting and distressing': Orillia woman appeals for humanitarian donations for Ukraine

Renata Dashawetz, who has family in European country invaded by Russia, says Ukrainians 'need a lot of help and food' to continue 'standing up to tyranny'
'Time is right' to bring nurse practitioner-led clinic to Orillia

'Time is right' to bring nurse practitioner-led clinic to Orillia

More than 3,200 people in the Orillia area don't have family physicians, and it’s 'overloading emergency rooms,' says proponent of new clinic
Hardwood cyclist named Orillia's athlete of the year

Hardwood cyclist named Orillia's athlete of the year

'Gunnar (Holmgren) is an exceptional athlete who has demonstrated how hard work and a positive attitude leads to success,' says cycling official
Tackling cryptocurrency crime 'not impossible, but difficult,' says OPP

Tackling cryptocurrency crime 'not impossible, but difficult,' says OPP

'If people are watching a show like CSI and think we’re going to solve this in an hour, it’s not going to happen,' says OPP official
Séan McCann to 'sing for the saint' in Orillia on St. Patrick's Day

Séan McCann to 'sing for the saint' in Orillia on St. Patrick's Day

'This is what keeps me sober — being vulnerable in front of people and sharing my stories and song,' says Great Big Sea co-founder who relishes performing
Request for expedited landfill assessment kicked to the curb in Orillia

Request for expedited landfill assessment kicked to the curb in Orillia

'I have had a long-held view that the waste diversion site should be discontinued due to being beside and that close to Lake Simcoe,' says councillor
Lakehead series will address 'urgency' of Truth and Reconciliation

Lakehead series will address 'urgency' of Truth and Reconciliation

Presenters will speak during March webinars; 'We have to work together to come up with solutions that are going to include everyone'
Orillia OPP probing 'complex' cryptocurrency theft

Orillia OPP probing 'complex' cryptocurrency theft

Theft, involving 'multiple' types of cryptocurrency, has been under investigation since October
Oro-Medonte activist, broadcasting pioneer wins Governor General's Performing Arts Award

Oro-Medonte activist, broadcasting pioneer wins Governor General's Performing Arts Award

Rita Shelton Deverell 'totally surprised' by recognition; 'It means a great deal to me'
Local 911 dispatcher nominated for 'Hero of the Year Award'

Local 911 dispatcher nominated for 'Hero of the Year Award'

David Borgal, who works at Central Region HQ in Orillia, says he is 'very grateful' for nomination; 'We don’t do it to be recognized; we do it for the love of the job'