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Posted Thursday, 02 April, 2020

ETF_49zXsAAp-3MThe City of Orillia is contributing $10,000 of its COVID-19 community assistance funds to the Sharing Place Food Centre to help supply food to the growing number of individuals and families in need during these challenging times.
Orillia Council established an emergency fund of $100,000 on March 20 to be distributed to critical lead service providers on an as-needed basis. The Sharing Place Food Centre is the first request for access to these emergency funds. The funds will...

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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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