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Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor has been in the news business for more than 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.

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nathan@orilliamatters.com

Recent Work by Nathan

Tackling cryptocurrency crime 'not impossible, but difficult': OPP

Tackling cryptocurrency crime 'not impossible, but difficult': OPP

Bitcoin investment scams 'still very, very prevalent right now'
Widow, former nurse advocates for improvements to medical-assisted dying

Widow, former nurse advocates for improvements to medical-assisted dying

'It comes down to choice, and living and dying in the way you, as an independent human being, want to live and die,' says Dying with Dignity Canada official
Court ruling against 'freer use of MZos' justifies groups' concerns: Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition

Court ruling against 'freer use of MZos' justifies groups' concerns: Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition

'The fact that they made this massive change to the legislation without public consultation shows that ... the province is happy to override legislation,' says activist
OPP pushes safety amid tragedies on 'unforgiving water'

OPP pushes safety amid tragedies on 'unforgiving water'

The increase in inexperienced paddleboarders, canoeists, Sea-Doo users is a contributing factor to the rise in drownings, collisions, constable says
NewmarketToday outdoors columnist wins Ontario Nature award

NewmarketToday outdoors columnist wins Ontario Nature award

'My way is to let everyone know why these protesters are protesting. If they are not aware, they don’t get it and they won’t care,' says David Hawke
Keep an eye out for turtles crossing roads to nest

Keep an eye out for turtles crossing roads to nest

'Female turtles will be coming out of wetlands and crossing busy roads to lay their eggs on roadsides that are well drained and in open sunshine,' says said naturalist
Mothers who have lost kids to opioid overdoses laud drug-decriminalization bill

Mothers who have lost kids to opioid overdoses laud drug-decriminalization bill

'Nothing else has been working. We really need to have this bill in place, accepted and acted upon,' says Kathy Cole, whose daughter died of an accidental overdose
Local groups praise province's $12M funding for Greenbelt

Local groups praise province's $12M funding for Greenbelt

The province has funded the foundation since the establishment of the Greenbelt in 2005
Fatalities mark 'extremely tragic' start to Snowmobile Safety Week

Fatalities mark 'extremely tragic' start to Snowmobile Safety Week

'People are trying to find inventive ways of getting outside and entertaining themselves, but that lack of experience can also be dangerous,' says OPP officer of increase in inexperienced snowmobilers during the pandemic
'He really wanted to fly': Saving 'Braveheart' inspires children's book <b>(9 photos)</b>

'He really wanted to fly': Saving 'Braveheart' inspires children's book (9 photos)

Krista Storey took in monarch butterfly ravaged by parasite and gave it a wing transplant