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This week in ElliotLakeToday+: Get out this summer and enter to win camping gear galore!

Plus, Scott and Frisco get Up Close & Personal on Inside the Village

Sleep under the stars and get back to nature with our $500 Camping Gear Galore Giveaway! You can hit your favourite summer destination or even your own backyard and make some memories with this great summer pastime. +Members can enter for a chance to win the $500 Camping Gear Galore Giveaway Contest. Be sure to answer the poll question for an extra entry. +Members can enter daily, contest closes July 31 at 11:59 pm.

Join hosts Scott Sexsmith and Michael Friscolanti and go Inside the Village. This week the guys take a look back on some of the interviews and favourite moments from Up Close & Personal. Up Close & Personal has featured such guests as Ron McLean, Lloyd Robertson, Steve Paikin, and Kathleen Wynne. You can check out all full length video episodes here. New episodes go live every Wednesday night. Look for it across the Village Media network, wherever you get your podcasts or get audio only versions here.​


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If your looking for more of Up Close & Personal you can check out all of our past episodes. On the latest episode host Scott Sexsmith was joined by former anchor of The National on CBC Wendy Mesley and long time Toronto morning radio show host, Maureen Holloway. Wendy and Maureen have recently teamed up to launch a new podcast called The Women of Ill Repute. 

From the newsroom

In this week's Everything King, Wendy has some questions about recent airport horror stories.
Where are all the armchair politicians? 'Throughout the pandemic, there were people who believed the folks at city hall handled the situation incorrectly and they couldn't wait to vote them out and do it better,' writes reporter Shawn Gibson.
Indian Handcrafts returns with a new album. 'This time around, we are bringing some speed to the songs,' Dan Allen tells Richard Varty in this week's Scene Setter. CD release party taking place July 21 at The Queens.