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Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor has been in the news business for 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. Nathan is also president of the Leacock Associates and is a member of United Way Simcoe Muskoka’s board of directors.

Recent Work by Nathan

New emergency women's shelter opens in Orillia hotel

New emergency women's shelter opens in Orillia hotel

Lighthouse overseeing operation out of local hotel while Green Haven prepares to reopen; 'We just saw a need and we wanted to fill it,' said official
Pandemic prompts OSMH Foundation to shift fundraising focus

Pandemic prompts OSMH Foundation to shift fundraising focus

Annual golf tournament cancelled; COVID-19 emergency fund established
Ready for your social distancing close-up? Local photographer brings Front Step Project to Orillia

Ready for your social distancing close-up? Local photographer brings Front Step Project to Orillia

In exchange for donations to The Sharing Place, Linda Bui will take photos of people at their doorsteps; 'I wanted to do something to help them'
Orillia native's Boston Marathon dream on hold due to pandemic

Orillia native's Boston Marathon dream on hold due to pandemic

Melissa Bunn qualified for April race that has been postponed until the fall; 'I am pretty disappointed, but ... this is a privileged problem to have'
Orillia native with COVID-19 urges people to 'take precautions seriously'

Orillia native with COVID-19 urges people to 'take precautions seriously'

Chad McKillop and wife still feeling effects of coronavirus; 'The more people follow these guidelines, the quicker we’re going to get through this'
Orillia chamber members eager to hear about available support

Orillia chamber members eager to hear about available support

Chamber recently hosted virtual conference with mayor, MPP, MP; 'We need to put health and well-being first and then we have the business side to get to after that,' president says
Unique 'scavenger hunt' in Orillia keeps kids educated and active

Unique 'scavenger hunt' in Orillia keeps kids educated and active

Children solving math problems posted in windows in West Ridge; 'It’s given us an opportunity to find a silver lining in a bad situation,' organizer says
Keep distance in local parks or they'll be closed: mayor

Keep distance in local parks or they'll be closed: mayor

Reports of groups gathering close together in parks frustrating, mayor says; 'If we continue to see non-compliance, we’ll have to shut the parks down'
Sharing Place donation sparks wave of support from Kiwanis members

Sharing Place donation sparks wave of support from Kiwanis members

Club donated $2,500 and its members have topped that up to almost $6,000 and counting; 'It’s great to see people in Orillia pulling together,' says official
Ramara Township deputy mayor dies at 74

Ramara Township deputy mayor dies at 74

John O'Donnell, who spent his final days in hospice, kept his signature sense of humour 'right until the end,' his son says