Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 12:00 PM
Barrie mayor Jeff Lehman and Orillia mayor Angelo Orsi supported the plan, but would like to see strategies developed to meet the identified demand for housing across the region.
"It's going to find that the need is great. We all know that. We would all be really surprised if the outcome of this study was that the demand was being met,"...
Posted on Friday, September 07, 2012 11:45 AM
The lifeblood of any successful enterprise is its employees.
"Your employees are your greatest asset – that's why we call them human resources," said Carol Benedetti, community development co-ordinator for the Orillia Area Community Development Corporation (OACDC).
With that in mind, the OACDC, in partnership with other community business stakeholders, is organizing a Human Resources Management workshop Sept. 18 for area businesses.
"A lot of entrepreneurs and small business owners are not used...
Posted on Friday, September 07, 2012 10:45 AM
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The County of Simcoe is taking the pulse of local communities this fall, hoping to breathe life into the region’s labour market for the future.
In partnership with Employment Ontario, the County's Ontario Works and Economic Development staff will lead a process to identify issues facing the labour market across Simcoe County and identify training opportunities supporting a variety of job sectors.
"This project will serve all of the County of Simcoe, including the cities of Barrie and...
Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 07:45 AM
The Packet and Times - Orillia's open house to gather information for the downtown/waterfront plan has been a success, says Ian Sugden, the city's director of planning and development.
"It's generating the type of response we were hoping to get," Sugden said Thursday. "There's a steady flow of people anytime I've been there."
The city is hosting a four-day, self-guided open house at the Orillia Public Library, asking residents for final input into the city's waterfront and downtown plan.
Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012 06:00 AM
Open House Provides the Public a Chance to Review The Downtown/Waterfront Draft Plan
Come out, get informed and provide feedback on how to revitalize Orillia’s downtown and waterfront. The City is hosting a self-directed public open house next week to provide residents an opportunity to review and comment on the draft plan for a more vibrant core and waterfront.
The open house will happen Aug. 14 to 17th at the Orillia Public Library during regular library hours. Information compiled to...