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Applications being accepted for new accelerated PSW program at Georgian

Applications being accepted for new accelerated PSW program at Georgian

'We’ll have 148 seats available, which will be delivered at most Georgian campuses with intakes in April and May,' says college official
Legislation would reduce cost, time of broadband development

Legislation would reduce cost, time of broadband development

Efforts aim to connect more Ontarians to fast internet speeds
Two charged with drug trafficking after allegedly fleeing police in West Ridge

Two charged with drug trafficking after allegedly fleeing police in West Ridge

Fentanyl, MDMA, cannabis, Canadian currency, a conductive energy weapon and a knife were seized; Orillia woman is facing multiple charges
Orillia woman among 121 new COVID cases in region since Friday

Orillia woman among 121 new COVID cases in region since Friday

There are also four new cases in Severn Township; Currently there are 18 people across Simcoe County hospitalized with COVID-19
Orillia's chamber calls for action to target gender inequality

Orillia's chamber calls for action to target gender inequality

'We, at the Orillia District Chamber of Commerce, choose to challenge our public policymakers to take action in their upcoming budget,' says chamber official
Lakehead Orillia researchers receive COVID-related grants

Lakehead Orillia researchers receive COVID-related grants

Special COVID-19 grants are timely, and emphasize how research in the social sciences is important to understand how COVID-19 is impacting society
More than 560 people were homeless this winter: Local survey

More than 560 people were homeless this winter: Local survey

At least 17 per cent of the people counted in the survey were living rough in Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Severn
What does a return to 'red zone' mean for Orillia?

What does a return to 'red zone' mean for Orillia?

'As we begin to open up, it’s now up to us to keep each other safe and help minimize the chance of any further lockdown,' warns mayor
Polyethics pays city $5.1M to purchase former call centre

Polyethics pays city $5.1M to purchase former call centre

'Selling the former call centre building and property to one of Orillia’s expanding businesses is a win-win for our community,' says mayor
LETTER: Design of new hub looks 'like a cruise ship run aground'

LETTER: Design of new hub looks 'like a cruise ship run aground'

Proposed housing complex on West Street North looks like a big chunk of Mississauga fell out of the sky, laments letter writer who lives in nearby neighbourhood