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Posted Tuesday, 31 March, 2020

COVID-19 UpdateThe City of Orillia has made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend the employment of a portion of its workforce as a result of COVID-19.
The City of Orillia is taking a stepped approach in its response to COVID-19, which includes evaluating and scaling back its workforce as required. The workload for some City staff during the COVID-19 pandemic cannot justify continued employment by the municipality at this time, but we are continually monitoring the situation and...

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Posted Tuesday, 31 March, 2020

Front-Closure-MapThe second phase of the Front Street Reconstruction project gets underway this week as road construction projects were deemed essential by the Province of Ontario to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
“As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the City is reviewing all capital projects in order to evaluate what needs to move forward in the best interests of our community. The Front Street Reconstruction project is a vital infrastructure project...

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Posted Friday, 27 March, 2020

ETF_49zXsAAp-3MThe City of Orillia continues to review services and implement measures to further assist Orillia citizens, businesses and community organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following measures have been put in place to further assist the community:

  • All pre-purchased April Orillia Transit passes and April municipal parking permits will be honoured through to the end of May 2020.
  • Suspension of all water shut-offs due to non-payment of water bills...
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Posted Wednesday, 25 March, 2020

OrilliaCares PostThese are unprecedented times, which call for exceptional acts of kindness.
The City of Orillia has kicked-off a campaign called Orillia Cares. The online campaign encourages people to post positive and uplifting stories about acts of kindness during the COVID-19 pandemic on social media using the hashtag #OrilliaCares. This campaign provides an opportunity to share positive stories and socially connect in a time when we must physically distance.
“We have heard wonderful...

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Posted Wednesday, 25 March, 2020

ETF_49zXsAAp-3MWith the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to escalate and Orillia reporting its first community acquired case of the virus, the City of Orillia implores Orillians to practice social/physical distancing and rigorous hygienic practices.
The City has also closed access to the Kiwanis Skateboard Park at Veterans’ Park, basketball courts and off-leash dog parks at Clayt French and Kitchener parks effective March 25 in order to promote social/physical distancing and reduce the...

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