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I haven’t always agreed with the choices at the time of announcement, been surprised by some of them, but in the end, on reflection and by virtue of many of the pieces still being around to view, the choices were the right ones

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The whole thing is awkward – except for being able to see someone you may not have seen since last summer’s pedestrian mall.

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It’s never a good idea to try and figure out how or why some people do some improbable things involving calls to 911.

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Tomorrow Ontario moves to stage two of reopening. What does that mean for arts & culture here in Orillia?

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The Canadian Live Music Association is mounting an online petition where you can send emails directly to MPPs about reopening steps.

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She was a member of the Orillia Historical Society (she gave me the evil eye once, then laughed when I called it the Hysterical Society), a group dedicated to teaching us about our past.

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That’s right. The owners of the property, which will have some kind of residential development on it, are keeping the train station.

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… figure out what a plumber charges to work a Thursday or Friday night, or on the weekend, for a typical 6 hour commitment; most musicians would be glad to get half of that because it would be a pay increase.

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The pay scale is lopsided too. The scale shows solo artists will get $250, which is alright, but as you add people each takes home less so by the time you get to a 4 piece each member is only getting $125.

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