Crossing Guard Appreciation Week is June 5 to 9, 2023
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 12:27 PM
For immediate release (May 26, 2023) – On behalf of the Orillia Police Services Board, the City of Orillia is encouraging residents to show their support and appreciation for their neighbourhood crossing guards during Crossing Guard Appreciation Week, taking place from June 5 to 9, 2023.
“We are very fortunate to have a dedicated group of crossing guards who brave all types of weather and traffic conditions to ensure pedestrians get across the roadway safely,” said Mayor Don McIsaac. “I encourage...
Here’s what you need to know for the Victoria Day long weekend in Orillia
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 03:54 PM
For immediate release (May 18, 2023) – With the Victoria Day long weekend around the corner, it’s sure to be busy in the Sunshine City.
While construction is underway in the downtown waterfront area, parks and businesses are open. There is limited parking available at the Dr. Seymour Conservatory parking lot at Couchiching Beach Park to access the parks by vehicle; however, parking is available within walking distance to the parks and the City’s new Sunshine Shuttle is available from Municipal...
Virtual open house to review potential boundary expansion is June 20
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 09:31 AM
City seeks input from the public on possible size and location for future growth
For immediate release (May 18, 2023) – The City of Orillia is moving to the next step in its boundary review process to accommodate future growth in population and jobs to the year 2051. A virtual public open house will be held on June 20, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. Members of the community from the City of Orillia, Townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, and Ramara, and Treaty First Nations, specifically the Chippewas of Rama...
Holiday Schedule for Victoria Day 2023
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 03:33 PM
City of Orillia administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 22, 2023 for the Victoria Day long weekend. 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 Monday, May 22.
Orillia Recreation Centre (255 West St. S.): Open with reduced hours: 7 a...
New waterfront shuttle pilot program begins May 20 in Orillia
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 01:07 PM
Sunshine Shuttle will transport parkgoers from Lot 6 to Couchiching Beach Park
For immediate release (May 11, 2023) – Just in time for the busy Victoria Day long weekend, the City of Orillia is launching a shuttle pilot program to provide convenient transportation to Couchiching Beach Park starting on May 20.
“With the many revitalization projects taking place in the downtown waterfront area, the City is exploring alternatives to traditional parking options this summer to provide convenient access...