City seeking public input on By-law affecting all properties in Orillia
Posted on Wednesday, November 06, 2013 09:15 AM
A by-law regulating permitted uses of all lands in the City of Orillia, which governs the location, size and height of all buildings and structures, is nearing completion. Have your say on this important document affecting your property and your City.
The City is hosting a final public open house on Nov. 13, 2013 to review the third draft of the comprehensive Zoning By-law before the final draft goes to Council for consideration on Dec. 12, 2013. The new comprehensive Zoning By-law will implement...
Local manufacturing firm grooms workers of the future
Posted on Wednesday, November 06, 2013 03:30 AM
Hamstrung by a chronic shortage of skilled tradesmen and worried about an aging workforce, Larry Dening knows Unison Engine Components, like many in the manufacturing sector, is facing a significant challenge in the years to come.
Rather than wait for a crisis to take root, Dening, general manager of Unison, is being proactive. He has recently developed a new co-operative education program at his Progress Drive manufacturing facility.
“The last time we hired skilled labourers we had to bring people...
Budget Committee - November 20, 2013
Posted on Monday, November 04, 2013 08:30 AM
A Budget Committee meeting to review and discuss the 2014 Budget will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the Council Chamber of the Orillia City Centre.
For further information please contact:
The Office of the City Clerk
3rd Floor, City Centre
50 Andrew St. S.
Pay parking tickets with toys this November
Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:45 AM
Turn your parking tickets into holiday cheer this November with the City of Orillia’s 8th annual Toys for Tickets campaign.
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, 2013 and Dec. 1, 2013 to pay the fine amount by donating a new children’s toy of equal or greater value. Since Toys for Tickets began, people have donated more than $20,000 worth of new toys in exchange for payment of...
Educational partnership leads to new engineering degree
Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2013 07:00 AM
Lakehead University and Georgian College have announced plans to develop a four-year degree in electrical engineering that they will deliver jointly in Central Ontario.
Students will enrol in both institutions and graduate with a Georgian advanced diploma and Lakehead degree. Graduates will be eligible to apply for a Professional Engineer (PEng) designation.
The program was announced at Georgian College’s Barrie Campus today by Georgian College President and CEO, Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes, and Lakehead...