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Municipal election

Overdoses ‘nearly fatal,’ say Barrie police

December 26, 2016 Municipal election

Barrie city police and paramedics responded to three separate drug overdoses on Friday, over a three-hour window. Two of the overdoses, police report, resulted from ingesting prescription narcotics not intended for the user, and one was an individual attempting to manage pain by self medicating with heroin. “All three incidents proved nearly fatal,” police report. […]

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City lifeguards pack their suits

August 25, 2015 Municipal election

In a sign that summer is dwindling, city lifeguards were pulled from their perches on local beaches, Monday. They will no longer be scheduled at Barrie’s beaches. The buoy lines will remain in the water until after Labour Day weekend. This summer also marked another successful partnership between The City of Barrie and the Canadian […]

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MPP brings PC finance critic to Barrie

November 29, 2013 Municipal election

Barrie MPP Rod Jackson is bringing Vic Fedeli, finance critic of the Official Opposition, to town for a fall economic update with the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce. Fedeli will be in Barrie on Monday. Discussion will centre on provincial economic issues and how they impact on Barrie. Expected topics of conversation include employment, doing […]

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Arif Khan wins Ward 8 council seat

December 4, 2012 Municipal election

Ward 8 has a new representative around the council table. Arif Khan, whose election signs dotted lawns around the ward, was the first past the post with 521 votes. In doing so, Khan bested a couple of well known names, including former councillor and mayoral candidate Mike Ramsay and Colin Wilson, former federal Liberal candidate. […]

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Mayor Lehman schedules Town Hall

November 30, 2011 Municipal election

With the first anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the current city council approaching, Mayor Jeff Lehman is hosting a Town Hall meeting to provide a community update on council’s first year in business. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the council chambers at City Hall, from 7-8 p.m. The format allows […]

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