Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 06:00 AM
Jobseekers will get a chance to meet employers in person at the Orillia Job Fair taking place at the Orillia Square Mall on Tuesday March 4. The annual job fair, which runs from 12 to 4 p.m., expects to feature more than 40 employers, with 26 employers already confirmed.
“This job fair gives employers an opportunity to fill positions that are currently vacant, or in some cases, get a jump on summer hiring,” said Dan Landry, Manager of Economic Development for the City of Orillia. “It’s also a...
Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014 04:15 AM
On Friday Feb. 21, 2014 City of Orillia Chief Administrative Officer, Roman Martiuk, tendered his resignation following a closed session meeting of Council and will be retiring effective March 21, 2014.
“There has been much speculation with respect to the confidential Council meeting held on Friday,” said Martiuk. “The meeting was private and I cannot share its content. As a matter of professional ethics I chose to resign at this time. The outcome of the meeting was only one factor in deciding...
Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 09:45 AM
Public Works has been busy dealing with minor localized ponding/flooding in the Orillia area. Public Works crews were out overnight and throughout the day on February 21, 2014, opening drainage paths and clearing catch basins. The City would like to remind residents that drains, swales and storm water inlets should be kept clear in a an effort to protect their homes and properties.
Orillia Public Works staff will be on-call 24 hours a day over the weekend to deal with any further issues that may...
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:30 AM
A Special Meeting of Council regarding a Personnel Matter will be held on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. in the Brooks Boardroom in the Orillia City Centre. Please note a portion of this meeting will be held in Closed Session.
For further information please contact:The Office of the City Clerk3rd Floor, City Centre50 Andrew St. S. firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 09:00 AM
A unique car, custom-built by hand in Orillia, is featured in the big-budget Hollywood film, Robocop, which hits North American theatres this week.
The sleek black car is what’s known as a Factory Five Racing GTM, a component car built from the ground up by Ed Konda.
“One of the people behind the Robocop movie found my website and approached me, asking if I could modify a bunch of new cars to make them look space-age,” Konda explained. “They wanted about 30 cars. That was not something that was...