Please check here regularly for 236 First Street Project updates!

* These concept and design images are artist’s renderings and subject to change.

Community Updates


Newsletter 1 – Q1 2021 – Transforming the Motel at 236 First Street

Newsletter 2 – Q2 2021 – First Street in Our Community

Newsletter 3 – November 2021

Newsletter 4 – December 2021

Newsletter 5 – February/March 2022

Community Advisory Committee

Below are important documents for the 236 First Street Community Advisory Committee.

Community Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

Community Advisory Committee Agreement

Community Information Sessions

SHIP held three Community Information Sessions sharing awareness and education around the 236 First Street Project in Orangeville.

Session recordings and presentation for each can be found below.

*Content Warning* – The recordings contain strong language and include comments which may be unsuitable and disturbing.  These comments do not reflect the values and beliefs of Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP).

Construction Photos

Questions & Answers

Please click on the most recent Q&A for the 236 First Street Transformation project.

If you have further questions, please email 236firststreet@shipshey.ca

Project Timelines

Please find the proposed timeline for redevelopment of 236 First Street.


  • Short-term Program | Projected completion November 2021
  • Community Engagement – Information Sessions | November 3, November 10, December 1
    Newsletter | September, October
  • Zoning Approval


  • Renovations Begin
  • Projected completion: April 2024
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Website – Project Page


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