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County to celebrate National Housing Day

Midhurst/November 15, 2023 – The County of Simcoe is inviting media and partners to join Warden Basil Clarke, Councillors and partners, to celebrate National Housing Day at the County Orillia Campus, which is currently in its last phase of construction.  

This celebration will include a tour of various spaces at the County Orillia Campus. The Campus will welcome its first residents in spring 2024.


National Housing Day Celebration


Wednesday, November 22, 2023


11:00 a.m.


County Orillia Campus project
250 West Street N.
Orillia, ON


Media are asked to reply to to confirm attendance. Please note, RSVPs are required for admittance to this event.As this is an active construction site, proper footwear is required.

​About Our Community 10-Year Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Strategy

Our Community 10-Year Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Strategy is building up our communities by setting real targets and goals to create more affordable housing within communities across Simcoe County. The County’s strategy continues to build up support for residents by maximizing funding, achieving targets, and working with area partners to create affordable housing units for residents across the County. The County was proud to announce that they exceeded the Strategy’s initial target, creating over 2,775 new spaces in communities across the region by December 31, 2022. More information can be found at <<< Add Link to {Page Name}>>>.

About the County of Simcoe

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at​

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Andrea Walasek
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
249-535-3511 (mobile)

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)​ ​​​