Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022 03:36 PM
For immediate release (Aug. 26, 2022) – The Art in Public Places Committee is excited to announce its newest call for artists for the largest installation of public art within the City of Orillia to date.
Artists are invited to submit a proposal to one or more of seven site locations that incorporates the project’s theme: CROSSROADS, CONNECTIONS, and INTERSECTIONS. The theme is inspired by the City’s strategic location along major highways and waterways, connecting people to Orillia for thousands...
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 02:02 PM
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Orillia will hold an Electronic Public Meeting on Monday, September 19th, 2022 at 12:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be dealt with, to consider the following municipally-initiated Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments:
Purpose and Effect:
The purpose and effect of the proposed Housekeeping Amendments to the City’s Official Plan is to bring the City’s Official Plan into compliance with recent Provincial changes...
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 01:09 PM
For immediate release (Aug. 25, 2022) - The City of Orillia has received notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that a swimming advisory has been issued for Couchiching Beach, located at Couchiching Beach Park, due to a higher than normal bacteria count.
A swimming advisory is issued when the bacteria levels exceed those considered acceptable by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. An advisory is a warning to swimmers, but it is not a beach closure. During a swimming advisory,...
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 02:29 PM
For immediate release (Aug. 24, 2022) – Attention Orillia area businesses: the City of Orillia, in partnership with the Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC) and the Downtown Orillia Management Board (DOMB), is excited to host an Orillia Area Neighbourhood Social.
The social will take place on Sept. 7, 2022, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Creative Nomad Studios (23 Mississaga St. W.) and will bring together business leaders and business support organizations from across the Orillia area to showcase...
Posted on Friday, August 19, 2022 05:50 PM
For immediate release (Aug. 19, 2022) – Community members of all ages came out to celebrate the official opening of the Orillia Recreation Centre at a special grand opening event on Aug. 19, 2022.
The facility, located at 255 West St. S., opened in October 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, an official grand opening was not held at the time to comply with public health regulations.
“The Orillia Recreation Centre was a long-awaited and much-anticipated facility...