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Sep 7th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance I am the current city councillor for Ward 4. Marg and I have lived in the ward for more than 25 years and we have raised our sons here. I am a former small business owner who is now an editor, along with being a city councillor. I am chair of the […]...
In Barrie
Aug 30th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance It has been an honour and privilege to serve as the councillor representing Ward 3 residents for the past two terms for the City of Barrie. I am excited to be running again for re-election giving me the opportunity to utilize my experience and deliver proven results for the reside...
In Barrie
Aug 28th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance John Olthuis has been a part of the Barrie community for over 23 years. As a resident of Ward 10, one slated for exponential growth, John feels that the area needs strong dedicated leadership, communication and a representative that can make it their full-time responsibility. Read...
In Barrie
Aug 28th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance “My home … My community … My passion” That’s how I feel about Barrie, particularly Ward 3! I have lived here for over a decade and there’s no place I’d rather be. My husband and I have raised our three children in Ward 3 for the past 13 years. They all attended […]...
In Barrie
Aug 28th, 2018
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from  Barrie Advance Meet Shelly Skinner Candidate for Ward 8 Since moving to Ward 8’s Allandale area from the GTA in 2012, I quickly fell in love with the connectivity and lifestyle Barrie has to offer. It’s the perfect city to raise a family and my two children, Jade and Lucius, and our dog Jersey ...
In Barrie
Aug 24th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance As Mayor of Barrie for the past eight years, I have had the honour of moving our city forward. Barrie must not be a bedroom community — we need to be a place where people can find careers and our local economy is strong. Since 2010, employment in Barrie has grown by […]...
In Barrie
Aug 24th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance My name is Cole Walsh and I have lived in Ward 1 in Barrie for over 18 years. I went to Johnson Street Public School for all of elementary school and after that, I attended and graduated high school from Eastview Secondary School. After high school I became the Legislative Assista...
In Barrie
Aug 24th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schweitzer I am running to win your vote on Oct. 22. Serving the citizens of Barrie is all I know and am passionate about. I am a producer for change, have an […]...
In Barrie
Aug 24th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance I ran to become Ward 9’s councillor in 2014 to restore a sense of vision for Ward 9 when it came to how we grow, how we invested in our infrastructure, and how your city councillor engaged with Ward 9. I wanted to change how Ward 9 residents viewed municipal politics. Four [...
In Barrie
Aug 24th, 2018
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from Barrie Advance I love Barrie. 19 years ago, my husband Rob and I chose Ward 7 as a safe, affordable place to raise our son, Gary. The expression, “It takes a village to raise a child” was real for our family, as Barrie’s public schools and abundant community activities enriched our lives, ...