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Doing Business in Orillia

Posted Friday, 16 October, 2020

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Pocket Skate & Vintage has multiple meanings to its name.  

“We are like a pocket of the skate community, a pocket of downtown,” co-owner Mark Watson told Simcoe.com.

The small dip in a skateboard, located between the flat area and the tail, is known as a pocket as well.

“It’s a good...
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Posted Thursday, 15 October, 2020

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The following success story is from the Orillia Area Community Development Corporation.
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Melanie Robinson had the recipe for a unique food experience for Orillia — the Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) gave her the important ingredients to make it a success.

Robinson had left her job to pursue a career in the food business, so she approached the CDC to inquire about their mentorship program and...
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Posted Wednesday, 14 October, 2020

condo-for-sale-real-estate-stockNEWS RELEASE
BARRIE & DISTRICT ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
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Quarter Three (Q3) Residential Real Estate Activity
Sept. 30, 2020 marked the end of Quarter Three (Q3) of 2020, and residential sales information is in with residential property sales recorded through the Matrix System for the Barrie and District Association of Realtors (BDAR). 
Q3 2020 (July 1, 2020 – Sept. 30, 2020) sales activity increased...

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Posted Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

Downtown Orillia Parking Map


Fees for on-street parking and permit lots remain in effect

 
In an effort to continue supporting local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Orillia is providing free customer parking in municipal pay and display parking lots from Oct. 13, 2020 until Jan. 1, 2021. 
The free customer parking applies to municipal pay and display parking lots only for a time limit of three hours...
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Posted Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

stay-safe-shop-local-mayor-clarkeNEWS RELEASE
ORILLIA DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
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The week following Thanksgiving, is Small Business Week (Oct. 18-24) and now more than ever businesses are grateful for all the support of local consumers that have made positive changes in their purchasing habits to support their own community.
During the first wave of COVID-19, innovations and changes within local businesses were completed with help from all levels of government to keep...

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