Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 02:48 PM
Orillia Recreation Centre and Orillia Public Library available for relief from smoke
For immediate release (June 27, 2023) – Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a special air quality statement advising that high levels of air pollution will develop due to smoke from forest fires.
As a result of wildfires burning in northeastern Ontario and Quebec, the wildfires are producing smoke that is anticipated to move into the Orillia area the afternoon or evening of June 27, affecting local...
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 10:00 AM
City of Orillia administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2023 for Canada Day. This includes:
- Orillia City Centre (50 Andrew St. S.)
- Municipal Operations Centre (20 James St. W.)
- Wastewater Treatment Centre (40 Kitchener St.)
- Water Filtration Plant (200 Bay St.)
- Waste Diversion Site (100 Kitchener St.)
Hours of operation for other City facilities/services include:
Orillia Transit/OWLS: No service on Saturday, July 1.
Orillia Recreation Centre (255 West St. S.): Open with reduced hours on Saturday...
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 04:19 PM
Modified Canada Day celebrations, including fireworks, to take place July 1
For immediate release (June 23, 2023) – As the community counts down to Canada Day, the City of Orillia has been working with the Orillia Canada Day Committee to adapt celebration plans while construction continues in the downtown waterfront area.
“Celebrating Canada Day in Orillia is a long-standing tradition and we are pleased to work together with the Canada Day Committee to ensure our community can enjoy a family...
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 12:19 PM
Alternative Council meeting arrangements taking place during renovations
For immediate release (June 23, 2023) – Beginning the week of June 26, the Council Chamber Audiovisual and Accessibility Upgrades and Refurbishment project at Orillia City Centre gets underway.
The Council Chamber was initially designed and constructed in the early 1990s. The upgrades will improve accessibility to the Council Chamber while refreshing and modernizing the space. This will include improving layout and...
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 10:12 AM
Coldwater Street will extend to Centennial Drive
For immediate release (June 21, 2023) – Phase 3 of the Centennial Drive Area Improvements project gets underway this week.
“This is a very exciting milestone as work begins to extend Coldwater Street to Centennial Drive. When complete, this street will better connect our historic downtown to our beautiful waterfront,” said Mayor Don McIsaac. “The revitalization of our downtown waterfront area is a major undertaking but will be well worth it once...