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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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Nov 27th, 2010
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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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Nov 27th, 2010
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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...
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Nov 20th, 2010
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By ALTHIA RAJ Barrie Examiner Bovember 16 2010OTTAWA -- The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling for a review of MPs' mailing privileges after a Conservative MP used his free House of Commons account to send flyers on behalf of a Barrie councillor who couldn't afford to send information out himse...
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Nov 13th, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON, BARRIE EXAMINER November 2 2010 Barrie city council has lightened its own load for the next month.Two of the four scheduled council and general committee meetings for the out-going councillors were cancelled — those on Nov. 15 and 22 — at Monday’s meeting.The Nov. 8 a...
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Nov 13th, 2010
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Editorial Barrie Examiner November 13 2010Property standards bylaws are a necessary evil in Ontario municipalities.They endeavour to impose community standards on landowners, so their properties are neat, tidy and well-maintained, not to mention not an eyesore to neighbours.But as municipalities grow...
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Nov 12th, 2010
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Letter to Simcoe.com Nov 10, 2010BARRIE – The election is over and I’m happy to be moving forward. As the daughter of a mayoral candidate it was not always easy to listen to the personal insults over the last few months. Political differences are one thing, but character attacks another. ...