Design By Bobbi

“Expanding your business is not stress-free,” admits Bobbi Leppington, but it’s something the co-owner of Design By Bobbi, an Orillia-based custom architectural design firm, has done twice over the past decade – all in an effort to actually reduce stress. Leppington started her business out of a passion for custom architectural design and a…

Pathways to Employment: Botree

At Botree, we were looking to get some additional talent on our team. We felt very passionately about hiring locally. We also, at our core, believe in taking on newer graduates to support mentorship, growth, and innovation with our brand. After several successful hires through the CDC, we were eager to participate in the Pathways…

Orillia Area CDC celebrates supporting nearly 60 businesses through Government of Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

Businesses in the Orillia area have received a total of $2.3 million to mitigate COVID-19 impacts Small businesses are at the heart of our economy. So many are vital to this community and the COVID-19 pandemic has caused uncertainty for businesses and their employees. Since May 2020, $436.4 million has been made available under the…