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Barrie reviewing new ward boundaries for 2014 election

Ward Boundary

The City of Barrie is undertaking a comprehensive review of Barrie’s ward boundaries to develop an effective and equitable system of representation, with reference to overall projected growth within the municipality. The city’s existing 10 wards have a significant disparity in terms of the population allocation that is anticipated to become more substantial as a result of the future development ... Read More »

Province to make announcement Friday in Barrie

go Transit

Expanded GO service could be making its way to Barrie. Minister of Transportation Glen Murray and Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman will announcement Friday at 1 p.m. at the Barrie South station additional GO service to and from Barrie. There were 1,300 boardings during the rail line to Toronto during its first weekend of service last summer, which was well within ... Read More »

Barrie council OKs transit changes

Barrie Transit

By Bob Bruton, Barrie Examiner City buses to Huronia Road health services will be running sooner rather than later. Barrie council has approved adjusting Barrie Transit routes to include 480 Huronia Rd., which houses the Barrie Community Health Centre (BCHC) and the Huronia Urgent Care Clinic. It would begin May 6, but reduce service to the Pine Drive area —although ... Read More »

Barrie set to redraw ward boundaries

Barry Ward

Barry Ward for Barrie Ward 4 was a catchy slogan for three elections. But that – and more – could change – as Barrie reviews its ward boundaries. “It’s going to be a real tough job,” said Ward, the longest-serving councillor. “There are others things to consider, like school board boundaries and garbage collection. It’s not just the interests of ... Read More »

Ward 8 councillor sworn in

Swearing In

Arif Khan, 41, was sworn in Monday as Barrie’s next Ward 8 councillor by Justice of the Peace Brian Norton. “It’s going to be an interesting time,” Khan said just minutes after being sworn in. “There is a lot of work, but I look forward to it. I will continue to offer my ear as an avenue for the community.” ... Read More »

Stakes rise in multi-million-dollar lawsuit over Barrie’s Allandale land


By Bob Bruton, Barrie Examiner The stakes could be raised in a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the city by its former development partner on Barrie’s Allandale Station land. The Correct Group Inc. (CGI) intends to substantially increase its statement of claim by millions of dollars and specifically add Mayor Jeff Lehman, former and current city staff, a real-estate appraisal company and ... Read More »

Khan ready to work


By: Laurie Watt, Barrie Advance BARRIE – Arif Khan can pause to enjoy spending time with his two daughters before he begins his work as Ward 8 councillor. Elected Monday, Khan will be sworn into office Dec. 17. But the race to winning the seat vacated by Jennifer Robinson this summer has been long and intense, he said. First out ... Read More »

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