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Press Releases

 February 2017
February 17, 2017 Downtown snow removal operations set for this weekend
The City of Barrie will be performing snow removal operations beginning at 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 and Monday, Feb. 20.

February 17, 2017 What’s happening in Barrie this Family Day
The City of Barrie has plenty of events and activities planned to keep you and your family busy this Family Day (Monday, February 20).

February 13, 2017 2017 Business Plan & Budget Focuses on Infrastructure & Innovation
Following a series of amendments to the City’s proposed capital and operating budget, City Council has approved a 3.09% tax increase.

February 02, 2017 Share your feedback on naming the Sunnidale Water Reservoir and Pumping Station in honour of H. John Murphy
The City of Barrie would like public feedback on the proposed naming of the Sunnidale Water Reservoir and Pumping Station in honour of H. John Murphy, former General Manager of the Barrie Public Utilities Commission (PUC).

February 01, 2017 City looking for new naming rights sponsor for downtown theatre
The City of Barrie is extending an invitation to individuals and the business community that may have an interest in securing the naming rights to Barrie’s Downtown Centre for the Performing Arts, located at 1 Dunlop St. W.

February 01, 2017 Carla Ladd, CAO, set to retire after 40 years of public service
The City of Barrie Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Carla Ladd will retire at the end of June, after five years with the City of Barrie and 40 years in public service.

 January 2017
January 31, 2017 Upgrades coming to Barrie’s Transient Marina
Starting Monday, February 6, work will begin at the City of Barrie’s Bayfield Basin Transient Marina to update the current infrastructure, modernize amenities and maximize the use of waterfront space.

January 31, 2017 Snowbirds fly into Barrie this summer for Canada’s 150th
The Snowbirds will be in Barrie on June 28th to kick-off the City’s Canada150 celebrations.

January 30, 2017 Barrie Fire, Police to be equipped with life-saving naloxone kits
Starting in February, all front-line Barrie Fire and Emergency Service (BFES) personnel and Barrie Police officers will begin being equipped with the life-saving, anti-opioid drug naloxone.

January 26, 2017 Winterfest offers cool fun in Barrie
The City of Barrie is proud to present the community’s annual celebration of all things winter – Barrie Winterfest. Winterfest takes place Feb. 4 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Feb. 5 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

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