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Press Releases

 June 2016
June 21, 2016 Road closures planned for this weekend
Duckworth Street will be closed to motorists, cyclists and pedestrians in both directions at the Highway 400 bridge from June 24 at 10 p.m. to Monday, June 27 at 5 a.m.

June 17, 2016 New Annual Parking Pass now on sale
The new Annual Parking Pass is now available for purchase through the City.

June 16, 2016 Arts Organizations Surpass Goals in artsVest Program
On Tuesday, June 14 at the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, representatives from Business for the Arts and Mayor Jeff Lehman announced the results of the artsVest program and its impact on the City of Barrie.

June 09, 2016 Unwanted Items Get Second Life on Free Goods Exchange Day
Need to clean out your garage, basement or spare room? Then wait for this weekend, because Saturday, June 11 is Free Goods Exchange Day in Barrie.

June 03, 2016 Freedom of the City Parade Kicks Off Centennial Celebrations Tomorrow
Tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 4), downtown streets will be filled with 1,000 troops marching to City Hall “with drums beating, colours flying, and bayonets fixed”, to kick off the ‪100 Years of Freedom‬ celebrations.‬

 May 2016
May 30, 2016 It’s Time to Celebrate Barrie!
Come celebrate our community this weekend! On Saturday, June 4th, TD presents Celebrate Barrie, the City of Barrie’s 17th annual community festival at Centennial Park.

May 20, 2016 Victoria Day in Barrie: Affected Services
A number of services are affected by holiday weekends. The following City services will be affected this Victoria Day weekend:

May 19, 2016 Ferndale Drive North Closure Starts Tuesday, May 24 Until Dec. 1
Starting this Tuesday, Ferndale Drive North will be closed from Tiffin Street to Dunlop Street for a reconstruction project. The road is being widened to accommodate traffic volumes.

May 13, 2016 Family Fun at Operations Centre for National Public Works Week
Tomorrow (Saturday, May 14), the City of Barrie will kick-off National Public Works Week with an event at the Operations Centre (165 Ferndale Dr N), from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

May 12, 2016 City Begins Annual Watermain Swabbing Program
Starting May 16 and running for 10 to 12 days, the City of Barrie will be swabbing approximately 38 kilometers of watermain in the North West corner of the city (Lettitia Heights)

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