City engaging local artists in Art in Public Places Strategic Plan
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 03:50 PM
For immediate release (Jan. 10, 2023) – The City of Orillia, in partnership with the Orillia Museum of Art and History (OMAH), invites the public, specifically local artists, to weigh in on an Art in Public Places Strategic Plan at a public forum taking place on Jan. 19, 2023.
The forum is open to the public and is specifically designed to gather feedback from the local creative sector on the advancement of art within the public realm. The consultant, Cobalt Connects, will lead participants through...
City of Orillia declares Significant Weather Event – Dec. 25, 2022
Posted on Sunday, December 25, 2022 11:05 AM
UPDATE: The Significant Weather Event declared on Dec. 25, 2022, by the City of Orillia was declared over effective 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2022
For immediate release (Dec. 25, 2022) – The City of Orillia is declaring a Significant Weather Event to alert the community that the current extreme weather conditions could pose a danger to users of City roads, sidewalks and bike lanes.
Due to the accumulation of snow and poor visibility and for the health and safety of crew members, Orillia plows and...
Orillia to host the 2024 Ontario 55+ Winter Games
Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 12:37 PM
For immediate release (Dec. 16, 2022)– The City of Orillia has been announced as the host city for the 2024 Ontario 55+ Winter Games and will be provided a hosting grant of $235,000 by the Province of Ontario to help deliver the Games.
Details were provided today by Jill Dunlop, MPP for Simcoe North, on behalf of Neil Lumsden, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, at the Orillia Recreation Centre where she was joined by Orillia Mayor Don McIsaac for the special announcement.
City’s family-friendly New Year’s Eve Bash returns to count down 2023
Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 11:57 AM
Ring in 2023 with the free event at the Orillia Recreation Centre
For immediate release (Dec. 14, 2022) – New Year’s Eve in Orillia will once again be a night to remember as the City of Orillia rings in 2023 with its free New Year’s Eve Bash on Dec. 31, 2022 at the Orillia Recreation Centre (255 West St. S.)
“After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the City of Orillia is excited to host its New Year’s Eve Bash once again for the entire community,” said Mayor Don McIsaac. “This free,...
New Orillia Transit fares begin in January 2023
Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 12:14 PM
For immediate release (Dec. 13, 2022) – As the City continues to improve Orillia’s transit system, riders will see a slight fare increase in 2023.
Effective Jan. 1, 2023, a cash fare to ride the bus in Orillia will increase by $0.10 from $2.80 to $2.90. There will also be price changes to monthly passes and bulk ride fees (see attached Orillia cOnnect Pass Poster).
“The City recognizes how important public transit is to our community. Particularly today when cost of living is increasing...