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Andrew Philips

Andrew Philips

Editor Andrew Philips is a multiple award-winning journalist whose writing has appeared in some of the country’s most respected news outlets.
His 25-year career as a daily newspaper reporter (which also included a stint as a broadcast journalist at CBC Radio) took him to Ottawa, Brockville, the Maritimes and Québec City while also travelling to Europe and the United States to file stories. Over the years, he has covered every type of story imaginable and helmed a wide range of beats, including education, health, courts and business.
Originally from Midland, Philips returned to the area from Québec City a decade ago after he and his wife Lise decided it was the best possible locale to raise their three daughters Josée, Carmelle and Mathilde.
He has written extensively for regional and national publications since returning.

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Recent Work by Andrew

Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope celebrates 'the power of community'

Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope celebrates 'the power of community'

Organizers hope for another record turnout for this year's edition with proceeds going to support Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre's programs, services
Penetanguishene pumped up about 'exciting' bike, skateboard park

Penetanguishene pumped up about 'exciting' bike, skateboard park

'First of its kind in north Simcoe,' pump track officially opens Sunday at Martin Valley Park thanks to Friends of Penetanguishene Youth funding
Midland, Penetanguishene blazing ahead with fire services study

Midland, Penetanguishene blazing ahead with fire services study

'This study will enable both municipal councils to make informed decisions about the most effective fire service in their communities,' Mid-Pen fire chief says
All aboard! Local railroad club keeps chugging down the tracks

All aboard! Local railroad club keeps chugging down the tracks

Midland District Railroad Club holds annual train show at Midland rec centre over the weekend
Local award nominees run gamut from newcomers to established shops

Local award nominees run gamut from newcomers to established shops

Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce 'thrilled to celebrate our businesses and to showcase the people behind the business, their entrepreneurial spirit, unique stories and achievements'
Sandy Watson and Ryker hitting the road for MS this weekend

Sandy Watson and Ryker hitting the road for MS this weekend

'On average, 12 Canadians are diagnosed with this unpredictable illness every day,' says Watson, who was diagnosed with MS 28 years ago
Popular Midland hardware, building supply store changes hands

Popular Midland hardware, building supply store changes hands

'Positive change,' outgoing Midland Home Hardware Building Centre and Design Centre co-owner says of sale to Orillia hardware store owners
'Celebrate vibrant spirit of community' at this weekend's Portarama

'Celebrate vibrant spirit of community' at this weekend's Portarama

Now in its 39th consecutive year, family-friendly festival promises something for all ages
Ontario chief calls on province to 'erase' six Métis communities, including Georgian Bay

Ontario chief calls on province to 'erase' six Métis communities, including Georgian Bay

Chief says 'just because you have a drop of Indigenous blood running through your veins' doesn't make one Indigenous at identify fraud summit
MCC play explores couple's journey of 'rediscovery, redemptive power of love'

MCC play explores couple's journey of 'rediscovery, redemptive power of love'

'The Wonder of It All offers cleverness, warmth and timeless wisdom about love and marriage, leaving a strong impression on audiences,' MCC executive director says
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