Posted on Monday, November 06, 2023 12:28 PM
For immediate release (Nov. 6, 2023) – The Orillia 2024 Ontario 55+ Winter Games 100-day countdown was officially launched today at a special gathering held at the Rotary Place West Orillia Sports Complex. The City of Orillia will host the 2024 Ontario 55+ Winter Games, which are taking place Feb. 6 to 8, 2024, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport and the Ontario Senior Games Association.
The 100-day countdown celebration provided an opportunity for volunteers,...
Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 10:46 AM
For immediate release (Nov. 3, 2023) – Orillia Council will receive an initial presentation of the 2024 budget on Monday, Nov. 6, 2023 followed by four days of budget deliberations scheduled over the next two weeks.
As a result of the Council Chamber Audiovisual and Accessibility Upgrades and Refurbishment Project at the Orillia City Centre, the open session portions of the 2024 Budget Committee deliberations will take place in the Orillia Opera House Studio Theatre (20 Mississaga St. W.).
Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 11:37 AM
For immediate release (Nov. 1, 2023) – Wondering what to do with your pumpkins now that Halloween is over? We’ve got an app for that!
The new Orillia “What Goes Where” search tool takes the guesswork out of sorting waste and is aimed to help residents reduce household waste through more accurate sorting and disposal of household waste items.
“We are excited to provide Orillia residents with a convenient tool to help them better determine ‘What Goes Where’ and sort waste items more easily and...
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 02:06 PM
For immediate release (Oct. 31, 2023) – Help the City of Orillia turn parking tickets into toys as we kick off the Toys for Tickets campaign on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023.
The campaign invites every person who receives a parking ticket (with the exception of accessible parking violations) in the City of Orillia between Nov. 1 and Dec.1, 2023 to pay the fine amount by donating a new children’s toy of equal or greater value. Since the annual event started in 2006, more than $43,000 in toys has been...
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 12:15 PM
For immediate release (Oct. 26, 2023) – Residents are encouraged to place used batteries at the curb for special collection during the week following Daylight Saving Time.
From Nov. 6 – 10, 2023, residents can set out spent household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V, button batteries, etc.) in a sealed clear plastic bag, such as a Ziploc bag, and place it on top of their recycling box for paper. They will be picked up on your regular collection day and sent for recycling.
“This special collection is a...