Saturday, April 22 is Earth Day, 2023—How will you participate?
Did you know that Earth Day is marked by more than a billion people a year? Yes, a billion! The official Earth Day website says that “Earth Day is widely […]
Putting the Sun to Work in the Sunshine City – A Solar Story!
Electrification is underway in Orillia! There’s a movement underway. Everyone and everything is going electric! We’re moving from fossil fuels to a more sustainable, electric-powered future. That transition is called […]
You Are Invited to Join Us Next Wednesday for …
A New Lens on Carbon – From Emissions to Offsets We are just a week away from launching this very relevant and interactive series of workshops. Space is filling up, […]
The ‘Little House” Part 3: In Search of a Net-Zero Heating and Cooling System.
After a long interlude, things are finally happening at the ‘Little House.’ Readers with good memories and a lingering interest may recall that this project was kicked off about a […]
Sustainable Orillia – Happy Holidays and a New Year Forecast for Our Supporters
Be Kind, Be Careful and Share I want to first wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Even though many of the restrictions have been lifted we all know […]
A Meeting with His Worship Mayor McIsaac
In late November, Orillia gained a new mayor, one who, with deep roots in the community, is bringing his family’s history of public service full circle. Despite being in office […]
Sustainable Orillia Volunteers: Two Profiles in Making Actions Matter
In 2022, two major 2022 projects for Sustainable Orillia (S.O.) were the EV and All Things Electric Weekend at ODAS Park in September and the 2023 Calendar Project. These two […]
Make Your Voice Heard
In spite of the low voter turn-out at election time, it seems today that more Canadians are trying to make their voices heard. There are so many causes and issues […]