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Posted Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Orillia 2018 Ontario Winter Games one year out eventThe Orillia 2018 Ontario Winter Games one-year countdown was officially launched today at a special gathering held at Rotary Place, West Orillia Sports Complex. The City of Orillia will host the 2018 Games, taking place March 1 to 4, 2018, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. The “One Year Out” celebration was an opportunity for community members and municipal partners to meet the Games Organizing Committee (GOC) and served as the launch for the Orillia...

Posted Monday, February 27, 2017

Culture DaysDoors Open and Culture Days registration open for 2017 The City of Orillia is excited to announce the return of Doors Open and Culture Days for 2017. Registration is now open for both heritage sites and activity providers looking to take part in this annual event. Participants are encouraged to register early as the City prepares to celebrate Orillia and Canada’s 150th anniversaries with new and exciting developments. This year’s theme will celebrate both Orillia and Canada’s...

Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Grants January 2017Mayor Steve Clarke presented the first installment of the 2017 City of Orillia grants program on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. The total City of Orillia grants budget for 2017 is $62,000. “Festivals and events bring the City of Orillia to life throughout the year and we are proud to support so many of them through our grants program,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “As Orillia marks its 150th anniversary alongside our nation in 2017 I look forward to seeing what these events have in store...

Posted Wednesday, December 14, 2016

orillia 150New Year’s Eve in Orillia will be a night to remember as the city kicks off its 150th anniversary and the start of many great events planned for 2017. Orillia became a village in 1867, the very same year Canada became a country and New Year’s Eve and Day will mark the beginning of this milestone celebration. The Orillia community has been preparing a wide variety of experiences for throughout the sesquicentennial year; the first is set to take place on Dec. 31, 2016, at Rotary Place....

Posted Wednesday, November 09, 2016

No parkingThe City of Orillia reminds residents that parking is prohibited on any municipal street or parking lot between the hours of midnight and 7 a.m. from Nov. 15, 2016 through April 15, 2017. Please note this parking restriction comes into effect when the clock strikes midnight on Tuesday, Nov. 15. When you go to bed on Monday night, make sure your car is not parked on the road or in a municipal parking lot. Illegally parked cars can delay or impair the City’s snow plowing or sanding operations....