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Sep 28th, 2010
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Invitation – September 28 2010 – Gord Miller, Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner, is the featured guest at a catered reception on October 19th from 5pm to 6:30 pm at Liaison College 94 Dunlop West. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Hors D’ Oeuvres and a cash bar. Sponsored by “The Ba...
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Sep 23rd, 2010
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Editorial Barrie Examiner Sept 13 2010Barrie residents are seeing a trend in high-density plans for residential development making their way to city council.Monday evening, councillors turned down the Clawson Group’s plans for 300 Essa Rd. — five high-rise apartments from 14 to 25 storeys...
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Sep 23rd, 2010
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By RAYMOND BOWE BARRIE EXAMINER Sept. 23 2010An eight-way race to become Barrie's next mayor could attract more voters to cast their ballot, says a politics professor at Georgian College. ...
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Sep 23rd, 2010
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By MARG. BRUINEMAN BARRIE EXAMINER Sept 23 2010First, no tax increases. Second, clean up the downtown.In his run for mayor, Joe Tascona produces planks to a platform he suggests has set the tone for the municipal election in Barrie. ...
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Sep 22nd, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON Barrie Examiner September 22 2010The death of leadership, and taxes, were hot topics at Tuesday's all-candidates mayors debate in Barrie.Held at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home on Worsley Street, it involved Mayor Dave Aspden, current Couns. Mike Ramsay and Jeff Lehman, former Barri...
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Sep 22nd, 2010
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By Rick Vanderlinde Simcoe.com Sep 22, 2010INNISFIL — Sometimes federal and provincial political parties prefer to “parachute” one of their “star” candidates into a key riding. ...
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Sep 22nd, 2010
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By Leigh Blenkhorn Simcoe.com Sep 22, 2010BARRIE – City council has voted down the proposed Essa Woods development.Staff had recommended council deny the application for the planned 21- plus-acre development on Essa Road, up the hill from Bryne Drive.Coun. Michael Prowse said he received more t...
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Sep 22nd, 2010
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September 22 2010 -- “A Night in the Cold” organized by the Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness Barrie Chapter is to be held Oct 1, 2010 at Fred Grant Square. Being an election year there will also be an all candidate’s debate. ...
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Sep 21st, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON, BARRIE EXAMINER September 21 2010nother high-rise project has been shot down at city hall.Barrie councillors have nixed a proposed residential/commercial development at 300 Essa Rd., where 3,000 people could have lived in a mix of five high-rise apartments and townhouses, and where 143...
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Sep 21st, 2010
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By NICKI CRUICKSHANK, BARRIE EXAMINER September 21 2010Barrie's mayoral candidates will have the city's baby boomers to answer to, Tuesday night. ...