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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

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 who urges people to become educated
Lakehead series will address 'urgency' of Truth and Reconciliation

Lakehead series will address 'urgency' of Truth and Reconciliation

Variety of presenters will speak during March webinars; 'We have to work together to come up with solutions that are going to include everyone'
Local activist, broadcasting pioneer wins Governor General's Performing Arts Award

Local activist, broadcasting pioneer wins Governor General's Performing Arts Award

Oro-Medonte's 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'
Orillia author's book tells tale of Canada's 'lost prime ministers'

Orillia author's book tells tale of Canada's 'lost prime ministers'

In The Lost Prime Ministers, Michael Hill focuses on four PMs who ruled the country from 1891-96; 'It's such an unusual story,' he says
Project honours lives lost to addiction, mental illness

Project honours lives lost to addiction, mental illness

'This is putting a story to the names. These people were loved. It’s like the world just went on without them,' says creator of Facebook page
Helping Hands, care providers say it's critical for province to 'step up' with more support

Helping Hands, care providers say it's critical for province to 'step up' with more support

'The pandemic has greatly affected my mother’s care,' says Orillia woman, noting impact of staffing issues has been 'very disruptive and stressful'
Widow, former area nurse advocates for improvements to medical-assisted dying

Widow, former area nurse advocates for improvements to medical-assisted dying

'It comes down to choice, and living and dying in the way you, as an independent human being, want to live and die,' says Dying with Dignity Canada official
Woman's heart-felt work with area seniors earns her provincial award

Woman's heart-felt work with area seniors earns her provincial award

Joan Goldsmith volunteers with Trillium Manor in Orillia, where she visits veterans and other residents; 'I feel very richly paid for what I do'
New pathway in Rama aids in healing trauma: Sixties Scoop survivor <b>(17 photos)</b>

New pathway in Rama aids in healing trauma: Sixties Scoop survivor (17 photos)

'For me, what it allows me is to let go of my pain, let go of my emotions,' said Sixties Scoop survivor at ceremony in Rama today