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What’s Up Orillia

Here are some top headlines from local new sources in our community. 

Rama Youth Council co-ordinator encourages youth to explore their heritage

Brooke Morrow, Indigenous student, activist and artist from Bracebridge, said enhancing Indigenous education is key to overcoming discrimination. Supplied Photo

https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/rama-youth-council-co-ordinator-encourages-youth-to-explore-their-heritage-3516177

 

 

 

 

Health Canada approves Johnson and Johnson vaccine against COVID-19

https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/health-canada-approves-johnson-and-johnson-vaccine-against-covid-19-3517760

 

 

 

 

Creative business born out of the pandemic for Orillia mom

Gillian Lowry and her daughters have become entrepreneurs during the pandemic by creating LittleTigers colouring posters.

https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/creative-business-born-out-of-the-pandemic-for-orillia-mom-3516267

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orillia business owners organizing demonstration Friday

Eclectic Café owner Melanie Robinson. Nathan Taylor/OrilliaMatters file photo

https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/orillia-business-owners-organizing-demonstration-friday-3515593

Butter tart fans feeling sour as festival cancelled again

https://www.orilliamatters.com/coronavirus-covid-19-local-news/butter-tart-fans-feeling-sour-as-festival-cancelled-again-3516717

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change brewing: Country Style closes to make way for new Starbucks

The Orillia Country Style on Atherley Road is transitioning into a Starbucks.

https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/change-brewing-country-style-closes-to-make-way-for-new-starbucks-3515857

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