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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

Sweet news: Local sugar shack featured on HGTV Canada

Sweet news: Local sugar shack featured on HGTV Canada

'We didn't want to just build just a generic shop. We wanted to make it somewhere people want to come see,' says co-owner of Coldwater facility
End of an era: Beloved 'Fred's Tree' removed from Orillia landmark

End of an era: Beloved 'Fred's Tree' removed from Orillia landmark

'Fred was known to many across the world. It's obviously a hard decision, but unfortunately, it's necessary,' says Orillia mayor of tree that was dying
'Best of the best': Grad students bring big ideas to 3-minute thesis challenge

'Best of the best': Grad students bring big ideas to 3-minute thesis challenge

'The key to this competition is that they are presenting their research in a way that is accessible to all people,' says Lakehead official
Legacy of 'humble' Lightfoot celebrated one year after his death

Legacy of 'humble' Lightfoot celebrated one year after his death

'Gordon Lightfoot was more than just a musician. He was a storyteller; he captured the essence of Canada and its people,' says Orillia mayor
Orillia man battling 'devastating' injuries after Highway 12 crash

Orillia man battling 'devastating' injuries after Highway 12 crash

'It's really hard to see him in that state,' says sister of Rielly Swailes, who is in a medically induced coma; a fundraiser has been created to help with medical bills
Students look to pin down gold at local wrestling championship

Students look to pin down gold at local wrestling championship

'You can really feel the electricity here today,' organizer says of event featuring more than 200 Simcoe County students
'A jump:' Local hockey player set to make pro debut in Manitoba

'A jump:' Local hockey player set to make pro debut in Manitoba

'It's a great opportunity for me to see the pro level at the end of this year,' says Winnipeg Jets prospect, who will play first AHL game this weekend
'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
'Organ donation saved my life:' Local man shares personal story

'Organ donation saved my life:' Local man shares personal story

'To receive that second chance at life, to spend more time with your family ... is an incredible gift,' says Orillia organ donation recipient
Beloved soccer coach 'fighting for his life' after accident

Beloved soccer coach 'fighting for his life' after accident

'He was always very welcoming and gave anyone who needed it a place to stay. He was there to support anyone he could,' says daughter of Orillia man
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