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Debate begins at 6:30 p.m. at Steckley-Gooderham on Worsley Street Barrie Examiner September 20 2010 CARP will be hosting its inaugural Barrie mayoral debate Tuesday evening to focus attention on what's needed to make Barrie the model age-friendly city and has invited more than 200 of Barrie's most p...
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Sep 20th, 2010
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By IAN MCINROY BARRIE EXAMINER September 17 2010The future of Barrie's construction industry rests in the hands of the next mayor and council.The eight candidates running for Barrie mayor shared their views about election issues Thursday night during a meeting hosted by the Canadian Home Builders' As...
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Sep 18th, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON Barrie Examiner September 17 2010North Shore Trail neighbours could soon play a bigger part in its management.Barrie councillors have given initial approval to a series of measures, involving neighbours, to deal with safety, access and vegetation issues on the three-kilometre trail – wh...
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Sep 18th, 2010
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By NICKI CRUICKSHANK BARRIE EXAMINER September 18 2010Want to know what they really stand for going into this election?Lisa Gleva and her group -- Barrie Citizens Connecting (BCC) -- do, too. ...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By Leigh Blenkhorn Barrie Advance Sep 15, 2010BARRIE – The city has agreed to take a closer look at the state of the North Shore Trail.On Monday, council voted to start a public consultation process that will look at vegetation management, safety, public access and overall enjoyment of the trai...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By Leigh Blenkhorn Barrie Advance Sep 15, 2010BARRIE – Traffic congestion, wildlife and protecting environmental areas are among the concerns of residents living in the neighbourhood of a proposed 2,172-unit development in the city’s south. The development, by Baywood Homes and Options for Home...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By IAN MCINROY BARRIE EXAMINER September 16 2010Barrie's growth will be the most important issue when residents go the polls on Oct. 25, says mayoral candidate Jeff Lehman."This election should be about where you want to see Barrie in 10 years and choose among competitive visions for the city," Lehma...
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Sep 17th, 2010
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By IAN MCINROY Barrie Examiner September 16 2010Mayoral candidate Rob Hamilton wants to help working families and their children, as well as seniors, gain better access to the city's recreational facilities. ...
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Sep 14th, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINERResidents gave a rough ride Monday to a development which could add 2,172 housing units in south-Barrie.“I feel like I am about to have an entire city built right behind my house,” said Fred Van Arragon, who lives adjacent to this site. “I am concerned a...
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Sep 11th, 2010
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More than 60 people vying for votes in Barrie, including eight for mayor's job By Bob Bruton Barrie Examiner September 11 2010Politician must be a respected profession again.A total of 66 people had registered to run for mayor, councillors and school trustees in the Oct. 25 when nominations closed in...