Tourism Asset Mapping Project Surveys

The Orillia Area Community Development Corp. (CDC), in partnership with Ontario’s Lake Country, the Regional Tourism Organization 7, Tourism Simcoe County, the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara, the City of Orillia, and the Chippewas of Rama First Nations is undertaking a Tourism Asset Mapping (TAM) Project. The TAM project will identify positive tourism assets available…

Strengthening Tourism Sector through Research

Released: March 11, 2016 ORILLIA – In an effort to strengthen the Orillia and area tourism sector, a new research project is compiling an inventory of positive tourism assets available for development and promotion in Ontario’s Lake Country. The study, which will be completed by June, will also identify tourism opportunities in the region for…

2016 Dragon’s Den Auditions

Dragon’s Den is holding open auditions in Barrie on Saturday, Feb. 27, looking for the next big thing for the CBC television series. It provides aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a panel of wealthy Canadian business moguls – the Dragons. Successful pitches will earn a chance for real investment –…

Downtown Stores of Winter

The CDC is Downtown Orillia Management Board‘s featured business for the week of February 15, 2016! Downtown Stores of Winter Community Development Corp. – CDC 22 Peter Street South Orillia, Ontario 705-325-4903 General Manager – Wendy Timpano www.orilliacdc.com What has 269 offices, 1360 staff, 3415 volunteers, has assisted in the creation of over 495,800 jobs…

Survey says Hurry

RELEASED: Thursday, February 4, 2016   The final deadline for local businesses qualifying for the Business Retention and Expansion survey ticket draw is closing in. Feb. 26 will be the last day to qualify for a draw to win a pair of passes to attend Lonestar or ZZ Top concerts, courtesy of Casino Rama. “Our…