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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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tyler@orilliamatters.com

Recent Work by Tyler

OPP's Community Bear Program 'provides some comfort' to victims

OPP's Community Bear Program 'provides some comfort' to victims

'The bear gives the officer an opportunity to provide the child with an item that they likely have associated with comfort from their own life experiences,' explains OPP Inspector
Veteran 'forges' joy by making unique metal poppies

Veteran 'forges' joy by making unique metal poppies

'This is just a hobby for me. I’m glad people like the art and it gives them joy to wear them,' says Orillia man who donates all proceeds to the Legion
Renowned artist shares fond memories of painting, meeting Queen

Renowned artist shares fond memories of painting, meeting Queen

'She giggled and said how amusing,' says Orillia artist of Queen's reaction to his 'scandalous' painting
Orillia Scottish Festival returns this weekend

Orillia Scottish Festival returns this weekend

Popular event taking place at Couchiching Beach Park after two-year hiatus
'Stranded' boaters finally sailing through Trent-Severn Waterway

'Stranded' boaters finally sailing through Trent-Severn Waterway

'We are going to make every effort today and tomorrow to get those who have been stranded through the Big Chute and on their way,' official says
Twitch star helps rap icon Drake get his start with streaming

Twitch star helps rap icon Drake get his start with streaming

'He told me he is a fan of my videos and I kind of got him into this,' says gamer who hung out with the rapper at his posh Toronto mansion
Afghanistan veteran 'honoured' to lead Queen’s York Rangers

Afghanistan veteran 'honoured' to lead Queen’s York Rangers

Matt Lennox has been inducted as commanding officer of the Aurora-based regiment at a time when Canadian Armed Forces is 'reinventing itself'
'They set me up': 70-year-old loses nearly $10K in bitcoin scam

'They set me up': 70-year-old loses nearly $10K in bitcoin scam

'I want people to be aware of this. It’s all I can really do at this point,' the cancer survivor says
Rescue Without Borders doctor shares 'heartbreaking' experience helping Ukraine refugees <b>(6 photos)</b>

Rescue Without Borders doctor shares 'heartbreaking' experience helping Ukraine refugees (6 photos)

A father of 3 himself, physician says the hardest part was seeing the impact of the war on children: 'Their eyes were sunken, and their faces were flat. You could see that they had been through so much.'
Be wary of getting burned by water heater scam, victim warns

Be wary of getting burned by water heater scam, victim warns

'They turn around very quickly because they know they have to do that to keep this going. By the time I found out what was going on, it was too late,' says man who responded to Facebook ad