Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 Read More

CCMA Nomination Announced

On the heels of a successful year, Brett Kissel leads the pack with a total of eight nominations, including: Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, CMT Video of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Interactive Artist of the Year, Record Producer of the Year and Album Design of the Year.   […]


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Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 Read More

Garth Brook Make Statement

GARTH BROOKS issued a statement Monday (July 14/14) concerning the planned Dublin, Ireland, concerts:   “I have always been advised to NEVER send a message in ‘the moment.’ It is said it is best to take a walk, wait awhile, and think about it. With that said, I just received the news the Dublin City […]


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Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 Read More

One question to ask your child every day!

I read blog by psychiatrist and author Dr. Shimi Kang.  In it she outlined what she thinks is the one question we should ask children every day. What are you grateful for today? The article is worth a read and can be found here. Dr. Kang is the author of the book “The Dolphin Way: A […]


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Monday, July 7th, 2014 Read More
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 Read More

What’s Garth Up To?

The secret is about to be released. Garth Brooks has something big to announce and his website continues to tease that the date is July 7th for that something to be announced. Garth has already revealed plans for a three-year world tour so most likely this is a follow-up with more details? The website garthbrooks.com […]


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Thursday, June 19th, 2014 Read More

First Day of Summer Fun in Orillia

Two exciting recreational events are slated to take place this Saturday at City of Orillia parks and facilities. Orillia Parks, Recreation and Culture is teaming up with local organizations such as the O.P.P. Marine Unit, Lifesaving Society, Simcoe County District Health Unit and the Canadian Cancer Society for the fourth annual carnival themed Water Smart […]


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Monday, June 9th, 2014 Read More

Modern Day Slavery

For most of us in Canada, the idea of modern day slavery, or sex trafficking, is unthinkable.  How could this happen?  How could this happen HERE?  Think it doesn’t? Thursday June 19th at the Barrie Uptown Theatre, (55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie) you are invited to a free showing of the documentary Red Light Green […]


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Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Read More

New Tunes Tuesday

Two of the new album releases today come from great Canadians.   The Roadhammers are back at it and Wheels is out today.   Track List: 1 Wheels 2 I’ve Been Everywhere 3 Mud (feat. Jeffrey Steele) 4 Get On Down the Road 5 Rollin’ of a Ramblin’ Man 6 Hillbilly Highway 7 Roll On […]


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Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Read More

Kenny Chesney Teaser

Kenny Chesney released a teaser trailer for his new song American Kids. The song will be released later this month and will be on the album expected to come out in September.  


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Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Read More

Nomination for 2014 Order of Orillia

The City of Orillia Commemorative Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the 2014 Order of Orillia. Nominations are due Friday, May 30 at 4 p.m. The Order of Orillia recognizes individuals and groups who dedicate their time and effort to bettering the community through volunteerism. The award is reserved for residents who have enriched the […]


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