Artist Spotlight: NORMAN ROBERT CATCHPOLE

After a 40 year hiatus from painting, my creative journey was kick-started in January 2020 as the pandemic began circling the globe.   I am a ...

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Strawberry & Rhubarb Not Just For Desserts!

When spring is here,  it’s strawberry and rhubarb time. At the cafe, we often use these two ingredients in a savoury way. It makes a wonderful ...

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CDC General Manager to Step Down after 14 Years

It was announced today that the Orillia Area CDC’s General Manager, Wendy Timpano, will bemoving on to a new career challenge after 14 years with ...

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Buying the Right Plants

It’s that time of year again! The time we flock to the local garden centres to buy plants we don’t know much about but they’re ...

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Garage Sale Season

Garage Sale, both a noun and a verb. There are two types of people out there…those who garage sale, as a verb, and those who ...

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Who are the Sentinel Species?

It’s dark, damp, dripping. Workers with sore backs descend staggering depths to reach their claustrophobic destination. Dangerous, dirty, sweaty; one heavily geared man carries precious ...

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Climate Resilient Gardens

Planting more trees, shrubs, and perennials is a positive approach to enhancing our properties. Trees provide shade and screening, shrubs provide colour, interest, and privacy ...

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Message from MPP Jill Dunlop

As we welcome the nicer weather and as the legislature prepares to break for the summer, I am proud to continue to work hard for ...

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Artist Spotlight: Lynne Hollingsworth

Lynne Hollingsworth grew up in Toronto, and studied at the Ontario College of Art and the University of Toronto, with an additonal experience at Teachers’ ...

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Stay Rad!

As spring approaches, so does the mighty radish. So often this vegetable is seen as a garnish but with this dish it’s the star. Eat ...

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