Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 11:37 AM
Launch event takes place May 20 with variety of activities
For immediate release (May 10, 2023) – Join the Leacock Museum on May 20, 2023 from 1 to 4 p.m. as it ‘sets sail’ to its newest exhibit, Boating Old Brewery Bay, with a launch event full of activities, historic boats, entertainment,and the opportunity to tour the historic Old Brewery Bay boathouse.
“The Old Brewery Bay boathouse is one of Orillia’s most prominent landmarks. This new exhibit will give visitors to the Leacock Museum an...
Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 04:16 PM
New lot will provide 105 additional parking spaces in the downtown waterfront area
For immediate release (May 5, 2023) – A new temporary municipal parking lot will be coming to the downtown waterfront area later this spring, providing additional parking for visitors and residents.
The City of Orillia has worked with the owner of 20 Front St. S. to finalize an agreement to lease the property to accommodate 105 temporary parking spaces. The temporary lot will be accessible via Colborne Street East...
Posted on Friday, May 05, 2023 01:02 PM
A public visitation for Canadian music legend Gordon Lightfoot is scheduled for Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 1 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church (62 Peter St. N.) in Orillia. The public is invited to pay their respects.
Gordon Lightfoot, Orillia native and favourite son, passed on May 1, 2023 in his 85th year. An obituary is available through Mundell Funeral Home in Orillia, and messages of condolence are welcome at www.mundellfuneralhome.com.
Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 02:49 PM
Two new charging stations available for public use at Orillia City Centre
For immediate release (May 1, 2023) – In alignment with the City of Orillia’s Climate Change Action Plan, Orillia’s Climate Future, the City is making two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations available for public use at Orillia City Centre as part of a one-year pilot project.
“The City continues to move forward with our Climate Change Action Plan and is investing in infrastructure and equipment that will help us reduce...
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023 04:38 PM
New pricing structure balances affordability and demand
For immediate release (April 24, 2023) – As recommended by the Downtown Orillia Management Board (DOMB) and the Parking Advisory Committee (PAC), new parking rates will take effect in the downtown beginning May 1, 2023.
As part of the 2024 budget process, the DOMB and PAC were requested by Council to provide an assessment of the current on-street metered parking rates, off-street Pay-and-Display parking rates, and off-street permit parking...