Living in Orillia
Nestled on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe, Orillia is located 1.5 hours north of Toronto and offers five picturesque waterfront parks, a state of the art new library, a world class entertainment centre, sixty alpine ski runs and eighty two kilometers of cross-country ski/cycling trails. The recent renewal of three key cultural assets; Leacock Museum, Orillia Opera House and Museum of Art & History contributes to a vibrant arts community.
Government services, education, retail, manufacturing and tourism are the basis of Orillia’s economy. The region is home to several large employers including; Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters as well as OPP Central Command, Casino Rama, Georgian College and Lakehead University.