For three hours, council members talked, sparred and took political potshots at each other while still finding common ground to provide $400,000 in immediate help for the homeless
Though 28 people attended the neighborhood meeting, not a single person spoke during the public meeting
2022 is turning out to be a record breaking year for Barrie. But in terms of complaints received by the integrity commissioner. 2019 saw the highest number of complaints – 26. In just the first five months of 2022 that number was 10
An upcoming multi storey building doesn’t have affordable units proposed as mandated in city’s official plan
Amid rising interest rates and slowing housing market, a number of new big and small residential and commercial developments are proposed in Barrie.
City’s chief administrative officer said that it will be left to Councillor Mike McCann to decide
Advocates and activists spoke in favor of an approach which they say helps homeless people rather than punishing them.
Barrie's Opioid Crisis
Barrie’s discussion about a downtown Supervised Consumption Site has stretched on for years.
City Council’s multiple motions to wait on the decision of where to put a SCS site stretched from 2019 into 2020, with the pandemic causing a halt to the decision making process entirely.