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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

Recent Work by Tyler

Rama chief calls on citizens to reflect on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Rama chief calls on citizens to reflect on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

'It’s a day to reflect, to remember and to honour the young individuals who were lost. It’s a day to educate yourself,' said Rama Chief Ted Williams
Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

'It’s kind of like being in a movie and it’s in the forest which makes it creepy,' says owner of Escape Challenge North near Vasey Road
Rama chief calls on citizens to reflect on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Rama chief calls on citizens to reflect on first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

'It’s a day to reflect, to remember, and to honour the young individuals who were lost. It’s a day to educate yourself,' said Rama Chief Ted Williams
Popular Trunk-or-Treat event returning to ODAS Park for Halloween

Popular Trunk-or-Treat event returning to ODAS Park for Halloween

'We are lucky enough to have great partners working on it again and we are hoping to double the capacity this year,' organizer says of popular event
Barrie Road apartment tenants get reprieve, but it's only temporary

Barrie Road apartment tenants get reprieve, but it's only temporary

Owner now plans to demolish the building; 'We are really in need of a miracle,' says tenant who has been unable to find a new place to live
Orillia youth lead climate strike, say 'future depends on it' <b>(7 photos)</b>

Orillia youth lead climate strike, say 'future depends on it' (7 photos)

'This younger generation who is here today is going to be crucial to actually implementing and seeing those actions through,' says city official
Three-day classic car rally starts its engines in Orillia <b>(7 photos)</b>

Three-day classic car rally starts its engines in Orillia (7 photos)

'Orillia makes a great start for getting onto some great roads right away without being stuck on the highway. (It's) about enjoying great driving roads,' says event organizer
Vaccine passport system 'an absolute nightmare,' says Orillia gym owner

Vaccine passport system 'an absolute nightmare,' says Orillia gym owner

'After a few weeks it will become second nature. I think our clientele knows about it and knows how it works which should help us ease into it,' says local restaurant owner
Orillians to join global climate strike in downtown Orillia Friday

Orillians to join global climate strike in downtown Orillia Friday

'This is a powerful wave of movement that is needed,' says event organizer, who believes such actions can have profound impacts
Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

'It’s kind of like being in a movie and it’s in the forest which makes it creepy,' says owner of Escape Challenge North near Vasey Road