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City donates $10,000 to Sharing Place from new emergency fund

City donates $10,000 to Sharing Place from new emergency fund

City staff also volunteering to help deliver food hampers; 'The City of Orillia is happy to support the essential service being provided by the Sharing Place,' says mayor
No evidence of more COVID-19 cases at Orillia long-term care home: health unit

No evidence of more COVID-19 cases at Orillia long-term care home: health unit

After Spencer House worker tested positive, long-term care facilities in region are on 'high alert,' region's top doc says
Region sees largest single-day jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases

Region sees largest single-day jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases

New confirmed cases include two Orillia residents in their 20s; Official warns of 'surge in cases due to community transmission'
ER doc at OSMH ‘worried' COVID-19 could 'overwhelm' hospital

ER doc at OSMH ‘worried' COVID-19 could 'overwhelm' hospital

'It’s guaranteed it’s going to get worse before it gets better … we just don’t know how bad it’s going to get,' says doctor, noting front-line staff are stressed and concerned
TSB releases report into 2019 crash that killed pilot Jeff Mavor

TSB releases report into 2019 crash that killed pilot Jeff Mavor

The Cessna landed on lake with wheels down, causing plane to flip over; Six family members escaped and were stranded near shore overnight before being rescued
Ontario confirms 401 more COVID-19 cases this morning

Ontario confirms 401 more COVID-19 cases this morning

This is the second consecutive day lab-confirmed cases in the province have increased by 400 cases or more
Students petitioning Lakehead for more support during pandemic

Students petitioning Lakehead for more support during pandemic

Lakehead has agreed to one of five requests, but financial relief needed, student says; 'Students can’t afford to wait for support'
<b>LETTER:</b> Pandemic is a glimpse into lives of refugees, immigrants

LETTER: Pandemic is a glimpse into lives of refugees, immigrants

They are looking to escape continuous death and destruction, much as you are, today, trying to survive a temporary nuisance, notes letter writer
Could a new retail cannabis store open in Orillia’s downtown?

Could a new retail cannabis store open in Orillia’s downtown?

Miss Jones Cannabis Co. is behind local application and has also applied for licences to open in Barrie, Brantford and North Bay
Orillia figure skaters capture medals at pair of events

Orillia figure skaters capture medals at pair of events

Local athletes shone at Elizabeth May Classic and at Nickel Blades on Ice event in Sudbury