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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.

Recent Work by Nathan

Drug trafficking operation linked to dozens of overdoses in Simcoe County

Drug trafficking operation linked to dozens of overdoses in Simcoe County

Accused 'came to our communities to exploit the vulnerable people ... and take advantage of the drug trafficking networks that were here,' said OPP official
Drug trafficking operation led to five overdoses in Orillia

Drug trafficking operation led to five overdoses in Orillia

Accused 'came to our communities to exploit the vulnerable people ... and take advantage of the drug trafficking networks that were here,' said OPP official
City won't consider tokens for downtown parking

City won't consider tokens for downtown parking

'We already have a token for parking. It’s called a loonie or a toonie,' councillor says
City looking into two new all-way stops on Nottawasaga Street

City looking into two new all-way stops on Nottawasaga Street

Staff will report back on request from Coun. Ralph Cipolla, who says, 'It’s an accident looking for a place to happen'
Budget for Front Street plaza demolition blows up by $165K

Budget for Front Street plaza demolition blows up by $165K

Staff cite construction cost increases since budget established four years ago
Tents, shade structures to be allowed in city parks, beaches

Tents, shade structures to be allowed in city parks, beaches

'The officers battled with a lot of these beach goers that were quite upset about the outright ban,' says city official; Ainsworth says new plan is 'a great compromise'
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
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
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
Court ruling against province's 'freer use of MZOs' justifies groups' concerns: Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition

Court ruling against province's '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