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Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans got his start in the news business when he was just 15-years-old as a co-op student with The Packet & Times. After completing his studies at Durham College in 2017, he returned to his hometown to serve the community as a video producer and reporter with OrilliaMatters

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tyler@orilliamatters.com

Recent Work by Tyler

Soldiers' Memorial unveils campaign for new hospital in Orillia

Soldiers' Memorial unveils campaign for new hospital in Orillia

'We need the government to acknowledge that growth, the care that is required, and to make this project a priority,' says Orillia Soldier's Memorial Hospital's Carmine Stumpo
Formula shortage leaving parents and children feeling 'stressed'

Formula shortage leaving parents and children feeling 'stressed'

'It makes me feel guilty every day for not being able to breastfeed and be successful with it,' says local mom who is tired of the 'excuses' given for the shortage
Ukrainian family celebrating first Canadian Christmas in Orillia

Ukrainian family celebrating first Canadian Christmas in Orillia

'I never before thought that Christmas could be gifted. We feel really included in the community,' says Ukrainian refugee who has found a safe haven in Orillia
'Weather bomb': Get ready for a 'once in a generation' storm

'Weather bomb': Get ready for a 'once in a generation' storm

Local weather watcher says 'blizzard warnings' could be issued and expects the area to be hit with 80 to 125 centimetres of snow this weekend
Orillian has 'nothing left' after losing pets in apartment fire

Orillian has 'nothing left' after losing pets in apartment fire

After finding lifeless dogs, she 'ran back in to find my two cats, but they were also dead. I was just screaming in the front yard,' said distraught Orillia woman
OPP's Community Bear Program 'provides some comfort' to victims

OPP's Community Bear Program 'provides some comfort' to victims

'The bear gives the officer an opportunity to provide the child with an item that they likely have associated with comfort from their own life experiences,' explains OPP Inspector
'It means a lot': area tree farmers earn White Pine Award

'It means a lot': area tree farmers earn White Pine Award

'We now have turkeys, deer, coyotes, owls, and all sorts of things living in this forest that we planted. It’s very rewarding to see the wildlife responding to it,' says Hawke
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions seeks help to spread holiday cheer

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions seeks help to spread holiday cheer

'With such high rates of inflation, families are struggling to just meet their basic needs,' official says, noting volunteers, donations and support is needed
'Kids are so happy' to race back into sports <b>(7 photos)</b>

'Kids are so happy' to race back into sports (7 photos)

'It brings the community and schools all back together,' official says of county cross-country running event that attracted 2,000 students on Wednesday
Orillia doctor reflects on working at Ground Zero after 9/11

Orillia doctor reflects on working at Ground Zero after 9/11

'We have a free country, we can walk down the street without any fear of attacks in general, and we took that for granted before Sept. 11th,' says Orillia doctor Jeff Pitcher