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Posted Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

HouseSoldOrillia Packet and Times
House prices in Orillia are making the Sunshine City attractive to investors and homeowners, as shown in statistics gathered by a local realtors association.
Quarterly numbers from the Lakelands Association of Realtors (Orillia, Muskoka and Haliburton) show there has been a nearly 30% increase in average home (non-waterfront) prices in the first four months of 2017, compared to last year, going to $330,000 from $250,000.
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Posted Thursday, 25 May, 2017

Food EntrepreneurOMAFRA is accepting registrations for this year’s annual PROFIT Seminar.

  • Are you a food entrepreneur who is ready to enter the US market or wants to investigate the potential in the US market?
  • Have you already entered the US market but find the border a challenge? Or perhaps don’t know how to engage more brokers or distributors?
  • Maybe you want to help your employees get a better understanding of the US market and the processes...
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Posted Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

From left, Ian Bromley, Director of Economic Development, Jeff Pitcher, grant recipient, Susan Willsey, grant recipient, Coun. Ralph Cipolla, Ron Spencer, Downtown Orillia Management Board, Lisa Thomson-Roop, Downtown Orillia Management Board are pictured at the announcement of the second round of grants as part of the Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan Grant Program on May 24, 2017.Three additional projects in downtown Orillia received funding today as part of the City of Orillia’s Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (DTCIP).
Coun. Ralph Cipolla announced approximately $17,500 in funding as part of the second round of the DTCIP Grant Program, which launched in January 2017. The program includes financial incentives designed to stimulate development in the City’s core.
“The Downtown Tomorrow Grant Program is creating opportunities...

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Posted Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

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The Community Development Corp. in Orillia is hosting a hands-on professional development workshop that teaches businesses how to customize your Facebook & Google experience.

Kirsty Stevenson of KIRSTO will spend the day ensuring all of your digital business needs are met! Whether...
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Posted Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

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Over 7500 attendees from all over Ontario visited the first ever, Orillia Comic-Con on Sunday May 21, 2017.
All area hotels were sold out. The restaurant in Barnfield Point Recreation Centre ran out of Food and the ATM machines had to be refilled 4 times throughout the Day. Do we need to say more Orillia!
“I am so overwhelmed, I am so happy for the City of Orillia and the Surrounding Communities. It's unbelievable.” said...

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