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Barrie Examiner December 2 2010 New Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman heads into the 2010-2014 term of office with new challenges on many fronts. As Monday's inaugural city council meeting approaches, he answers10 questions for the Examiner.1) What have you been doing since being elected on Oct. 25, in terms ...
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Dec 01, 2010BARRIE – Barrie’s incoming council made its first appearance in public Tuesday night, sending a clear message to public school board officials that Barrie needs to keep its downtown high school open. Mayor-elect Jeff Lehman told the Simcoe County Distri...
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Barrie Examiner November 30 2010A second public meeting to discuss the fate of Barrie’s only downtown high school will be held tonight.Simcoe County District School Board planners would like to close Barrie Central Collegiate in June 2012 due to deteriorating infrastructure and accessibility is...
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By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINER November 30 2010Dave Aspden has said goodbye, long after he was already done as Barrie’s mayor.He presided over his last city council meeting Monday, just a week before Coun. Jeff Lehman is officially sworn in as his successor during the Dec. 6 inaugural meeting.As...
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By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINER November 27 2010Christmas could come early for four city groups Monday.Barrie councillors will consider handing out almost $98,000 in funding in their last meeting of this new term. The new city council will be sworn in Dec. 6.Hospice Simcoe could receive $58,469, Habita...
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Editorial Barrie Examiner November 25 2010Alex Nuttall is not the first Barrie councillor to set his sights on higher political ground. The Ward 10 councillor has filed his nomination papers with Ontario's Progressive Conservative Party to be the Barrie riding's candidate in the Oct. 6, 2011 provinci...
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Nuttall, Jackson, Hermiston-Campbell, McCallum run for PC nominationBy Janis Ramsay Barrie Advance Nov 25, 2010BARRIE - With Friday’s deadline for PC candidate nominations, there are now four in the running.Hot off the heels of the municipal election, Rod Jackson has put his name forward. ...
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MP in hot water By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINER November 24 2010The overlap of federal and city politics in Barrie is causing a flap. ...
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance November 23 2010 BARRIE - Ontario’s vision of Barrie is of a vibrant downtown anchored by theatres, galleries and schools, says the province’s minister of infrastructure. In an interview with The Advance, Bob Chiarelli explained how Amendment 1 to the Growth Plan for the...
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By Erika Engel Barrie Advance Nov 23, 2010 At their final meeting, the outgoing council left a recommendation for the new council to look at controlling development on a block of land in Thornbury, part of which is currently of interest to Telfer Homes. The lands bound by Napier, Bruce, Duncan and Vi...