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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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Recent Work by Tyler

'A slap in our face': Highway 11 protesters rally against carbon tax

'A slap in our face': Highway 11 protesters rally against carbon tax

'It's decimating the economy and disabling people's ability to do the basic things,' claims protester who vows to keep protesting until the carbon tax is shelved
Man irate after Orillia Walmart holds him 'hostage'

Man irate after Orillia Walmart holds him 'hostage'

'It was like I killed somebody and was running away. That's exactly how they treated me ... 'If somebody looks different, you don't run after them to say they are stealing. Every customer should be treated equally and with respect'
Family rallies around sons in battle against rare disorder

Family rallies around sons in battle against rare disorder

'We think it's important to be more optimistic and show our children they can do anything they put their minds to,' says mother who helped raised $40,000 for cause
'Pretty awesome:' Orillia tree-lighting fiasco ignites big bucks for food bank

'Pretty awesome:' Orillia tree-lighting fiasco ignites big bucks for food bank

'I felt like it was something we had to have a little fun with. I thought we should find a way to make this something positive,' says organizer of Lit Happens fundraiser
'Abhorrent': Angry citizens take Greenbelt protest to Simcoe MPP's office

'Abhorrent': Angry citizens take Greenbelt protest to Simcoe MPP's office

'We can’t let Ford take all of the blame; this was our representative who actually said she wanted to make sure the Greenbelt would be protected,' says protester
Should we look? Lakehead prof helps shed light on atrocity photography

Should we look? Lakehead prof helps shed light on atrocity photography

'It’s really important to consider who took the photograph, who was the intended audience, and what that might mean,' says professor, author Valerie Hébert
Orillia long term care resident claims staff fired for 'neglect'

Orillia long term care resident claims staff fired for 'neglect'

Resident whose situation led to ministry investigation says administration, not staff, to blame
'Inhuman': Orillia man charged in labour human trafficking case

'Inhuman': Orillia man charged in labour human trafficking case

'The victims’ fear of the accused was evident when officers arrived at the house,' OPP official says, noting Orillia man faces 21 human trafficking charges
Downtown sign rules 'ridiculous,' says Orillia cannabis shop GM

Downtown sign rules 'ridiculous,' says Orillia cannabis shop GM

'Something needs to change with these practices and the things they are forcing businesses to do,' says general manager of Bonnefire
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 mom who is tired of the 'excuses' given for the shortage
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