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Posted Wednesday, 13 May, 2020

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Joint News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2020
Lake Simcoe – As the weather gets warmer, communities across Ontario are facing a potential influx of visitors seeking outdoor activities after weeks of staying inside due to COVID-19 restrictions. To help reduce the spread of the virus, municipalities surrounding Lake Simcoe and area—including the City of Orillia,...
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Posted Tuesday, 12 May, 2020

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City of Orillia operated facilities remain closed to public access due to COVID-19 (with the exception of the Waste Diversion Site and Orillia City Centre for access to Ontario Works). All facilities will be closed and services provided by phone or email will not be available during the Victoria Day long weekend.
Transit
Orillia Transit/OWLS – There will be no service on...

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Posted Monday, 11 May, 2020

New logo WebWhile it was important for businesses and buildings to be closed quickly to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, we must remember that there are important points to remember about your building’s water health when it comes time to reopen.
As the water has been stagnant in the building, this is a prime time to allow for microbiological growth.  The City has ensured that the drinking water system has continued its delivery of safe drinking water while your building has...

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Posted Monday, 11 May, 2020

Curbside Pickup SignsThe City of Orillia has launched a new Shop Local parking initiative to assist both businesses and customers carry out curbside pick-up starting today.
“We recognize that the community is very excited to get out and support the Orillia economy,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “This parking initiative will make it quick and easy for customers to support our small and independent businesses when they begin to ramp-up curbside pick-up today. It is absolutely essential...

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Posted Monday, 11 May, 2020

Councillors voted this week to take $628,000 from 2019 surplus to pay off building loan; 'We've had a lot of interest, which we’re pleasantly surprised about,' mayor says

Back in 2002, the city purpose-built the cavernous 43,000-square-foot building at 2 Hunter Valley Road to attract a call centre to Orillia.

The building became home to Tele-Tech, which, at its peak, had more than 700 employees working at the facility.

However,...
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