Posted on Wednesday, July 05, 2023 02:23 PM
For immediate release (July 5, 2023) – Property owners in Orillia are invited to provide their input on a potential community energy efficiency financing program through an online survey.
This potential program would allow property owners to make home energy upgrades by providing accessible financing options. The City of Orillia is exploring the implementation of the program through a comprehensive feasibility study.
“By engaging Orillia property owners in this feasibility study, we can better...
Posted on Wednesday, July 05, 2023 12:43 PM
Funding allocated from the City’s Affordable Housing Reserve
For immediate release (July 5, 2023) – Mayor Don McIsaac presented a cheque to Raising the Roof at a special presentation on July 5 at the Orillia City Centre.
“Our Council recognizes that issues such as housing affordability have a significant impact in our community. We are taking action to address this, including hiring a housing coordinator, doubling our contribution to the affordable housing fund, and by providing financial...
Posted on Tuesday, July 04, 2023 04:34 PM
For immediate release (July 4, 2023) – Due to the heat warning in place, the City of Orillia is opening air-conditioned cooling and hydration centres for public use. The City encourages anyone – especially those susceptible to extreme heat – to make use of the centres. The cooling centres will remain open until the heat warning is lifted.
The following public places have been identified as cooling and hydration centres:
Orillia Public Library
36 Mississaga St. W.
Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m...
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023 02:31 PM
For immediate release (June 30, 2023) – The City of Orillia has received notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that the swimming advisories at Moose Beach and Portage Bay, both located at J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park, have been lifted.
A swimming advisory was issued by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit on June 28, 2023 for Moose Beach and on June 29, 2023 for Portage Bay due to a higher-than-normal bacteria count.
All three swimming areas in Orillia are now open for swimming....
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023 09:51 AM
Don’t let construction ‘detour’ your fun
For immediate release (June 30, 2023) – With the Canada Day long weekend almost here, there will be plenty to see and do in Orillia.
While construction continues in the downtown waterfront area, the parks, Couchiching Beach and businesses are open. Pedestrian access to the parks and beach is available at Jarvis Street and Mississaga Street East. There is limited parking available at the Dr. Seymour Conservatory parking lot at Couchiching Beach Park; however...