Media Releases

Automated speed enforcement will be in effect starting this week in the City of Barrie to enforce speed limits in select community safety zones.

The City of Barrie is declaring a Winter Maintenance Event to allow crews to effectively clear the streets tonight and tomorrow night. This means that on-street parking is prohibited November 28 and 29, 3–6am within the Downtown Business Improvement Area, and on other City streets 12:01–7am.

Today marks one year since the Mayor and Council were sworn in for the 2022-2026 Council term.

This afternoon, Mayor Alex Nuttall announced the launch of an engagement campaign called Envision Barrie.

The City of Barrie is seeking public feedback for future playground improvements at East Bayfield Park (99 Hanmer Street East) and Eastview Community Park (453 Grove Street East).

The City of Barrie will hold an in-person Town Hall on November 22 at 8 p.m. in the Council Chamber about the Official Plan and the recent modifications from the provincial government.

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is continuing work on constructing a new interchange at Essa Road and Highway 400, and requires two upcoming ramp closures as part of the Essa Road Interchange/Highway 400 Overpass Replacement project:

The McKay Road West and Veteran’s Drive intersection has been closed since May 2022, for the roadwork and infrastructure installation required to support growth and development in southwest Barrie.

To honour and recognize those who have served our country, Barrie's Royal Canadian Legion Branch and the City of Barrie join communities across Canada in commemorating Remembrance Day. This year marks the 78th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Mayor Alex Nuttall presented today to the Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy. The Committee is conducting a study on regional governance as overseen by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Mayor Nuttall provided the committee with an update on Barrie’s housing targets and highlighted why Barrie requires additional employment lands so more residents can have jobs closer to home.

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