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Gordon Lightfoot to attend sculpture unveiling in his native Orillia, Ont.

ORILLIA, Ont. – Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot is expected to attend a sculpture unveiling in his honour today.

The legendary troubadour is scheduled to be his native Orillia, Ont., to see the piece called “Golden Leaves – A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot.” 76 more words


2015 Summer in Review

Well, summer has sadly come and gone. While there might be some “Indian summer” days ahead for us fall fishermen (and fisherwomen out there) who can stand the cold, those lazy dog days are done. 1,253 more words


Old Tree in Black and White

I captured this image in Scouts Valley, just outside of Orillia, ON, this afternoon while on a hike with my girlfriend. The cloudless sky and sunny day presented me with the perfect opportunity for a great picture at the end of a long hike through the woods and over the hills. 70 more words

Race Report - Orillia Sprint Triathlon

After a full season of triathlons last year I decided to devote this year entirely to bike racing. I had all but forsaken triathlon. I hadn’t accounted for the Pan Am games throwing a wrench into the cycling season which left me with no races between the end of the July and Labour Day weekend. 645 more words


Toronto sisters have remarkable tale of loss and discovery

TORONTO — Two Toronto women, taken from their mother as children and institutionalized, have found each other decades later.

“The minute I saw her I fell in love with her, I was so happy to meet my sister,” said Marie Charlebois, adding that it was a moment she had waited her whole life for. 370 more words


A biased introduction to the towns of Simcoe County

Many of my Toronto friends remain confused about Elmvale’s location. I routinely get asked if it’s near Blue Moutain or Huntsville. The answer is well, kinda. 401 more words


Two Countries, Three States, Four Homes

Wow. I just reread the post from last winter. It promised of charming tales about “Life in a Northern Town,” the posts I thought we would put out during our time in Ontario. 1,495 more words